New York's Infamous DJ Frankie Crocker Autograph
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New Yorks Infamous DJ Frankie Crocker Autograph. On the air, he sometimes called himself the Chief Rocker, and he was as well known for his self-aggrandizing on-air patter as for his off-air flamboyance. When Studio 54 was at the height of its popularity, Mr. Crocker rode in through the front entrance on a white stallion. In the studio, before he left for the day, Mr. Crocker would light a candle and invite female listeners to enjoy a candlelight bath with him. Mr. Crocker, a native of Buffalo, coined the phrase "urban contemporary" in the 1970's, a label for the eclectic mix of songs that he played He was the master of ceremonies of shows at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and was one of the first V.J.'s on VH-1, the video cable channel. He also played host of the TV show "Solid Gold." As an actor, Mr. Crocker appeared in five films, including "Cleopatra Jones" and "Darktown Strutters. Inscribed on back of a business card.
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