Music from Alan Freed's Rock 'n' Roll Party

Early on, in Cleveland and New York. Freed played only R&B, blues and jump blues. A typical quarter-hour would include Dakota Stanton, the Charms, B.B. King and LaVern Baker. By 1957, with the Top 40 format dominate, Freed expanded his playlist to include pop, country, gospel as well as his favorite R&B.

Hard Headed Woman - Elvis Presley What Should I Do - Ed Townsend
Over the Mountain, Across the Sea - Johnny and Joe Fever - Peggy Lee
Poor Little Fool - Ricky Nelson I'm sorry I Did You Wrong - The Royal Holidays
Sunglasses - The Shades Shut Up - the Wildtones
Harvey's Got A Girl Friend - Royal Teens For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler

Guess Things Happen That Way - Johnny cash

Tomfoolery - The Monotones

C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis

Western Movies - the Olympics

Little Star - The Elegants

Tears On My Pillow - Little Anthony and the Imperials

It's My Heart -Stix and Bix

I Love You So - The Chantels

Tuxedo Junction - Alan Freed Band

Devoted To You - The Everly Brothers

Padre - Toni Arden

Itchy Twitchy Feeling - Bobby Hendricks

Gas Money - Jan and Arnie

Still As the Night - Sanford Clark

Little Serenade - Teddy Randazzo

Butterfly - Charlie Gracie

Hootcy Kootchy - Larry Williams

Treasure Of Love - Clyde McPhatter

Shang Lang A Ding Dong - The Charades

Sapphire - Big Danny Oliver
To Prove My Love To You - Joe Jones

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