ROCK 'N1 ROLL: Decline & Fall?


"I'd be a fool," said Corporal Elvis Presley last week, "not to pay some attention to it." The "it" he referred to was the word, which had filtered through to West Germany, that rock 'n' roll is suffering a disastrous decline.

Newly sobered by the payola scandal (see below), the nation's top jocks were acknowledging what everybody has suspected for some time—that their teen-age audience has begun to walk out on them. The popularity of rock 'n' roll began to slack off about a year ago, and stations that once blared Splish Splash, Dream Lover, Hey, Little Girl and...

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