Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Barbara Allen

Welcome to another edition of “Musical Misconceptions”. In this post, we’ll talk about a really old song called “Barbara Allen”. It’s a folk song that’s been around for centuries, but here’s what makes it odd…  The first time I heard this song I was about 10, and I recall after all these years, that it… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Barbara Allen

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Fueling Superstition: The Buddy Holly Curse

Disclaimer First you must note, that I am NOT, by any means, in any way, shape or form seriously saying that there is actually a "Buddy Holly Curse". In fact, I'm pretty sure there isn't. Although, none of us can prove or disprove such things 100%... Buddy Holly, 1958 The Buddy Holly Curse The belief… Continue reading Fueling Superstition: The Buddy Holly Curse

This Time It's Personal

Poor Jenny: Another Embarrassing Moment

As a fan of an era gone by, there are a lot of embarrassing moments. Often times, we retro-lovers forget that not everyone is stuck in the middle of the 20th Century. We love clothes, music and celebrities that are sometimes considered “out-dated” and maybe even “old-fashioned” by today’s society.  Since I’ve come to love… Continue reading Poor Jenny: Another Embarrassing Moment

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My New Year’s Resolution

Once in fucken 4th grade, our teacher made us write a paper called "My New Year's Resolution" But before he made us write it, he explained to us what a New Year’s Resolution was. (I won’t do that here, because I’m assuming anyone reading this knows.) Mine was some dumb shit like I’d stop hugging… Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution

Today We Remember

Remembering Jerry Lee Lewis: My Favorite Photos

Hi folks and Welcome to yet another Memorial Blog Post here on Retro Dee's Guide To The Best Era Ever. 2022 was a year fraught with loss, especially losses in the music industry. As time goes on, our legendary heroes age and eventually die. In 2022 alone we lost the following stars: Ronnie Spector, Bobby… Continue reading Remembering Jerry Lee Lewis: My Favorite Photos