Bon Jour, mes amies! So, it has taken me a few years to finally get my own active Pinterest account. People use Pinterest for many things, but to me shopping is the most useful. (Probably because it's my favorite pastime!) I have several boards you might want to check out if you're looking for retro… Continue reading Retro Dee On Pinterest!
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… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: Boy Stars of the 50’s
Did anybody notice (well, I'm sure you did) that several Stephen King books take place in the 1950's? I always thought this was ironic since the 50's were such a bright, happy time. But Mr. King, --the KING of Horror-- gave us a different view of The Best Era Ever. I began reading Stephen King… Continue reading Just For Fun: 1950’s – Stephen King Style
Hellooo, Baby! And Welcome to another edition of "Today We Remember". Today we're remembering one of the most hip and happenin' fellas of the Fifties: The Big Bopper! "The Big Bopper" was really Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ("J.P.") born on October 24, 1930 in the Southeast town of Sabine Pass, TX. He was the first… Continue reading Today We Remember: J.P. Richardson – aka The Big Bopper
After reading my fashion posts, some of you might know that I'm not the biggest fan of the over-done, clichéd 1950's era inspired costumes. BUT! Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us, it is a different case at this time of the year. It's the one time of year when dressing as a caricature of… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!
This post is not a biography. Rather, I just want to quickly pay my respects to Peggy Sue Gerron who passed away on Monday October 1, 2018 at the age of 78 years old. For those of you who do not know, Peggy Sue Gerron married Jerry Allison, the drummer of The Crickets. While they were… Continue reading R.I.P. Peggy Sue
For this edition of TWR, we remember Eddie Cochran, a young rebel of Rock N Roll who was, like too many others, gone too soon. While Eddie Cochran is probably most well-known for his 1958 smash-hit "Summertime Blues", he was another influential pioneer of early Rock N Roll who came out of the Heart of… Continue reading Today We Remember: Eddie Cochran – Rock N Roll Rebel