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Rated: 7.0 out of 10 with 1,153 votes.
This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950s. Freed was a source of great controversy: criticized by conservatives for corrupting youth with the "devil's music"; hated by racists for promoting African American music for white consumption; persecuted by law enforcement officials and finally brought down by the "payola" scandals.
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7.0PGUnited StatesEnglishIMDb
Main Actors:
Alan Freed
Sheryl
Mookie
Teenage Louise
Himself
Himself
Himself
Artie Moress
Member of The Chesterfields
Member of The Chesterfields
Lennie Richfield
Stone
Peter Overmyer
Big Red
Title:American Hot Wax
Release Date:
Directed by:Floyd Mutrux
Genres:DramaHistoryMusic
Keywords:Music-Business
Alternative Titles:Viva o Rock'n Roll
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