Big beat heat: Alan Freed and the early years of rock & roll

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Schirmer Books, Jun 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
A biography of one of the first and most vocal advocates of rock & roll music follows Alan Freed's career, from radio and television personality to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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About the author (1991)

John A. Jackson is the author of the award-winning books Big Beat Heat: Alan Freed and the Early Years of Rock and Roll and American Bandstand: Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock and Roll Empire. He lives outside Tampa, Florida.