publication date: Friday, June 29, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Radio

clue: This early DJ liberated radio stations to play rock and roll.

explanation: Freed was one of the first prominent disc jockeys to play rock and roll records on the radio, and is credited with popularizing the genre. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, and Ryan Dunn

Up and Down the Dial: Even in today's digital age, radio remains a vital source of entertainment and information for millions of Americans. These five people work in different genres but have all gained fame on the radio.

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