[Ads-l] Antedating of "Rock 'n' Roll" (Modern Sense)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu May 7 13:46:08 UTC 2020

rock 'n' roll (OED, 2., 1955)

1954 _Newsday_ 4 Dec. 19 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Doesn't WINS' rock 'n roll Jazz-jockey, Alan Freed, ever run out of breath?

Fred Shapiro

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