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Song Challenge, Round 22: Retro Dee Has Been Challenged!

Hi folks! This is Retro Dee and I was challenged by lauravent69 to participate in her Weekly Song Challenge. Now, as some of you might have gathered, I love music. I especially like matching songs to feelings or ideas. So I've decided to accept this challenge. (I'm not sure if we're supposed to post the… Continue reading Song Challenge, Round 22: Retro Dee Has Been Challenged!

Dressing 1950s

Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!

Hi there, retro lovers! I'm Retro Dee and welcome to a new segment of Fifties Fashion Fix where I'll be featuring some of the most iconic patterns in Fashion History.  In this post I'll be talking about one of the most popular patterns of the 1950's decade: Gingham! Yes, nothing says "retro charm" quite like… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!

Keeping the '50s Alive!, Music in the 50's

Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

  Hello there, folks! Retro Dee here with another listicle featuring more fab info on the Best Era Ever. As a retro enthusiast, nothing is more thrilling than finding a song from that time period that I've never heard before. It's like unearthing a valuable buried treasure from the past. I simply love when I… Continue reading Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

This Time It's Personal

What Grinds My Gears: God Forbid She Be A Lady

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. Welcome to a part of my blog that I like to call "What Grinds My Gears". I stole this idea from an episode of "Family Guy" where Peter Griffin has a segment on the local news and he says: "You… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: God Forbid She Be A Lady

Music in the 50's, Retro Dee Reveals

Retro Dee’s Picks for The Grooveyard 5th Annual Summer Song Survey!

  Hello folks! Retro Dee here and once again WCWP’s The Grooveyard has brought us another swell song survey! This song survey isn't just swell, it's SURFING the swell, because it's The Summer Song Survey! That's right. The 5th Annual Summer Song Survey hosted by The Grooveyard's Alan Seltzer was counted down on June 22, 2019… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Picks for The Grooveyard 5th Annual Summer Song Survey!