This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: 29 Cent Irony (My Shocking Confession)

This Time It's Personal: the personal stories and memories of Retro Dee. 29 Cent Irony (My Shocking Confession) One thing that everyone knows about me (if you've ever read my blog) is that I love Buddy Holly. I'm a true fan in every sense of the word, right down to finding him incredibly attractive in… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: 29 Cent Irony (My Shocking Confession)

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Inspired By Buddy

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee and I know we just recently did a Collecting post, but for Buddy Holly month, I'd like to do another, featuring items in my personal collection that were inspired by him. "Inspired" is the operative word. I'm not your conventional Buddy Holly fan, and I don't collect a lot of… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Inspired By Buddy

Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever. (Revised)

Hello everyone, it's Retro Dee and I'd like to Welcome you to a very special edition of "Today We Remember". Today we remember the greatest musician of all time and my favorite person who ever walked the Earth: Buddy Holly. When one thinks of Buddy Holly, an iconic picture of the 1950’s arises along with… Continue reading Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever. (Revised)

Activities & Events

Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee and this post is a tribute to Mr. Jerry Ivan Allison who turns 80 years old on August 31, 2019. Jerry Allison (now known as J.I. Allison) became the drummer for The Crickets in 1956.     I didn't want this day to go by without expressing my gratitude for… Continue reading Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!

Album Reviews

Retro Dee Reviews: The Definitive Collection – Chuck Berry

Hey there folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reviews! In this section I will be reviewing music albums. I hope this will help other retro fans who are looking to add to their CD collection. (Yes, there are still people who buy CDs) So maybe this review will reveal that an album is just what… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: The Definitive Collection – Chuck Berry