Archive for December 15th, 2005

15th December
written by Matt The Cat

Tonight It’s
Alan & Jesse

Alan Freed, the DJ who coined the term rock n’ roll and did more for the mainstreaming of rhythm and blues music than anyone else, was born on this day in 1922. We’ll hear some rare airchecks from his early DJing days at WJW in Cleveland from 1952 and 1953.

Jesse Belvin, one of the greatest voices in all of 1950s rhythm and blues was born on this day in 1932. We’ll hear many of his own great songs as well as songs that he sang on without getting credit for.

2 legends are honored, tonight on the NIGHT PROWL SHOW!