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Douglas "Jocko" Henderson

Quiz by Earl Kent

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  • Q1

    Who became the first black voice heard on the nation's first black radio station?

    Jocko Henderson

    Tommy Smalls

    Alan Freed

    Jack Gibson

    30s
  • Q2

    Which one of these DJs did NOT staged rhythm and blues concerts at the Apollo Theater?

    Jocko Henderson

    Jack Gibson

    Tommy Smalls

    Alan Freed

    30s
  • Q3

    Which answer is NOT TRUE: Black DJs:

    were more colorful than white DJs

    were as entertaining as their music

    names were smaller on the marquee than the performers they promoted

    were more personality orientated than white DJs

    30s
  • Q4

    Which Disc Jockey played the almost identical playlist of music that Jocko played?

    The Big Bopper

    Jack Gibson

    Dick Clark

    Alan Freed

    30s
  • Q5

    Which Disc Jockey put together live shows for local artists?

    Jack Gibson

    Alan Freed

    Douglas Henderson

    Tommy Smalls

    30s
  • Q6

    Which Disc Jockey put together live shows for national artists?

    Alan Freed

    Douglas Henderson

    Tommy Smalls

    Jack Gibson

    30s
  • Q7

    Which Disc Jockey was able to parley his success into TV and Movies?

    Jocko Henderson

    Tommy Smalls

    Jack Gibson

    Alan Freed

    30s
  • Q8

    Jocko’s rhyming introductions on records became an early influence to:

    future black singers

    future black DJs

    future rap artists

    future black record producers

    30s
  • Q9

    What did Alan Freed and Jocko Henderson do that kept popular acts visible?

    They interviewed them on the radio

    They presented Live Shows

    They talked about them on the radio

    They played their music on the radio

    30s
  • Q10

    Which live performance venue did audiences tend to scream for no reason at all?

    The Armory

    The Apollo Theater

    Low State Arena

    Madison Square Garden

    30s
  • Q11

    Which live performance venue did audiences tend to react to a soulful singer?

    The Armory

    The Apollo Theater

    Low State Arena

    Madison Square Garden

    30s
  • Q12

    Which Disc Jockey introduced more white listeners to Rock & Roll?

    Jack Gibson

    Jocko Henderson

    Alan Freed

    Tommy Smalls

    30s

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