Hi folks it's Retro Dee and it's Buddy Holly month at Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever! For the month of September, all the posts on my blog will be Buddy Holly-related. Yes, ALL of them... Well, except for maybe one or two. Anyhow. Welcome to this edition of "Musical Misconceptions". Today's topic… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Peggy Who?
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)
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
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)
Hi folks, it's Retro Dee and I can't believe it's already time for another Monthly Update here at Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever! It's September and that means it's Buddy Holly Month. For those of you who don't know, Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 and in his short… Continue reading Update: It’s Buddy Holly Month!
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!
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