• First came the 45 rpm record introduced by RCA in March of 1949. On the turntable is the very first 45 rpm record,
"Texarkana Baby" by Eddy Arnold.
• In July of 1951 Alan Freed, a Cleveland, Ohio Disk Jockey began playing a new form of music he called Rock And Roll.
• And all along the way Billboard magazine was charting the popular music of the times.
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