Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story - (1999) - Netflix

1h28m - Dramas

The controversial DJ credited with breaking rock 'n' roll in America, Alan Freed rocketed to the top of the music biz, then fell from grace.

Director: Andy Wolk
Cast: Madchen Amick, Daniel Kash, Judd Nelson, Leon, David Gianopoulos, Paula Abdul, Fabian, Bobby Rydell
Netflix Rating:
6.4/5
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 0/100
Countries Available in: Se

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Available Since: 2018-11-09
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Synopsis This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is, however, the music is considered to be 'BLACK' music. So, most radio stations won't play it. However, Freed believed that it's the next wave, so he fights to have it played on the air. Eventually, he went into the big time - New York, and he decided to dub this music 'ROCK & ROLL'. Despite his success, he still had a lot of opposition and made deals with the wrong people, which would lead to his downfall.

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