50's Study Hall

Fifties Study Hall: 50’s Stars’ Real Names

Welcome to 50’s study hall.  In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add.  I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: 50’s Stars’ Real Names

Music in the 50's

It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies

I question myself writing this post, because on one hand, I think this tip is so incredibly obvious that maybe it's not worth mentioning... Then again, I think it's a pretty clever hack! So let's say you want to find something out about a song from yesteryear. (Yesteryear being the 1950's or 60's) You might… Continue reading It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies

Life in the 1950's, Updates, Announcements & Events

Artist El Ray Draws Retro Dee!

Hi Folks, I have an exciting announcement to make. Last month, I commissioned Texas artist El Ray to do a pin up drawing of me, Retro Dee! Why? Because his work kicks ass and so do I! El Ray draws pinups (both naughty and nice!) as well as other artwork from his Plainview, TX home,… Continue reading Artist El Ray Draws Retro Dee!

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Three Songs for Buddy Holly on The 85th Anniversary of His Birth

Personally, I don't find it makes sense to say "Happy 85th Birthday" to the eternally young man who never made it to his 23rd... So I chose this rather long and awkward title instead. But like I always say, I'm not the average fan. Buddy Holly, Waterloo, IA. Summer, 1958. Buddy Holly was certainly not… Continue reading Three Songs for Buddy Holly on The 85th Anniversary of His Birth

Life in the 1950's

Searchin’ For The 50’s: Extinct Candies of the 1950s

Welcome to “Searchin’ For The 50’s!” I was inspired to do this segment when I was reviewing some of the things people were searching for that sent them to my blog. While some of the search terms sent them to a post with the exact information they were seeking, I realized that not every search… Continue reading Searchin’ For The 50’s: Extinct Candies of the 1950s