The Alan Freed "Rock-n-Roll" Ball: St. Nicholas Arena, New York NY
uncredited writer, Cash Box, 29 January 1955
THE ALAN Freed "Rock-n-Roll" Ball held at the St. Nicholas Arena, New York, on Friday and Saturday nights, January 14 and 15, had to be seen to be believed. A total of about 12,000 people jammed the hall on both nights. When we say jammed we must add that the word hardly describes the solid mass that stood for five hours to see the wonderful r & b show that Freed had arranged.
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