1960 – Alan Freed is indicted for accepting Payola on This Day in Rock Music History!

1960 – Alan Freed is indicted for accepting Payola on This Day in Rock Music History!  DJ Alan Freed was indicted for accepting up to $30,000 in bribe  monies, called Payola, from 6 different record labels. Two years later he was convicted with a suspended sentence and a $300 fine. Those were the good ole’ days.

 

 

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