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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
1590 AM WAKR is a News/Talk and Sports station in (W)AKRon, Ohio. The 5,000-watt outlet went on the air in October, 1940. In 1945, DJ Alan Freed joined WAKR and played a mix of hot jazz and pop. A short move to Cleveland a few years later found him jocking the graveyard shift on WJW radio where he coined the term "Rock and Roll".