- in 1959 - "Alan Freed" refused to sign a statement saying that he never took payola. He claimed that he refused to sign on principle. As a direct result of refusing to sign he was sacked from both the radio and TV stations where he worked. His career faltered and in 1965 he drank himself to death.
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When John Lennon divorced Julian's mother Cynthia, Paul McCartney composed a song to cheer the little boy up. Eventually the song Hey Jules evolved into Hey Jude.