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Alan Freed (I) (1921–1965)

Alan Freed was born on December 15, 1921 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Inga Boling, Marjorie Hess and Betty Lou Bean. He died on January 20, 1965 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »

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Goodfellas Soundtrack
Brooklyn's Finest
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 2014 Altman (Documentary) (writer: "Sincerely")
 2011 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Randy Travis (2011) ... (writer: "Nadine")
- James Burton, W. S. "Fluke" Holland, and Kenny Lovelace (2011) ... (writer: "Nadine" - uncredited)
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest (writer: "Sincerely" (1954))
 2007 The 4400 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Daddy's Little Girl (2007) ... (writer: "Sincerely" - uncredited)
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "Sincerely")
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (writer: "Sincerely")
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whoever Did This (2002) ... (writer: "Sincerely")
 1993 The Innocent (lyrics: "MAYBELLENE") / (music: "MAYBELLENE")
 1990 Book of Love (writer: "Sincerely")
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Sincerely")
 1988 Comic Book Confidential (Documentary) (writer: "Sincerely")
 1985 Twice in a Lifetime (writer: "Sincerely")
 1983 Porky's II: The Next Day (writer: "Sincerely")
 1976 Sparkle (writer: "Sincerely")
 1973 Electra Glide in Blue (writer: "Most of All")
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 ... (writer: "Sincerely" - uncredited)
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (writer: "Sincerely" - uncredited)
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 April 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Sincerely")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Is credited as co-writer of the Chuck Berry classic "Maybelline" and The Moonglows' "Sincerely", although he actually wasn't involved in writing either song.

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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Freed and his Rock 'n Roll Band

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Personal Quote:

It's natural that kids should look for excitement and thrills. Well I'd rather that they find it in the theater than in street gangs. I say that if kids have any interest in any kind of music, thank God for it. Because if they have the interest, they can find themselves in it. And as they grow up, they broaden out and come to enjoy all kinds of music. See more »


Legendary radio disc jockey in the 1950s who helped popularize the term "Rock and Roll" music. See more »

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