30 Apr Payola – The Devil’s Music | 2
In 1959, rock ‘n’ roll is on the rise. But parents and politicians are alarmed by this rebellious new style of music and its powerful effect on America’s youth. So when Congress learns that some rock records are getting on the radio thanks to a system of bribes and payoffs called payola, they decide to take action — which spells trouble for rock’s most vocal advocate, DJ Alan Freed.
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