Music in the 50's, Updates, Announcements & Events

All For Paul: Happy 80th Birthday Paul Anka!

This week Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever is pleased to wish legendary singer-songwriter Paul Anka a Happy 80th Birthday! Paul Albert Anka was born in Ottawa, Canada on July 30, 1941. It would be impossible for me to encapsulate his epic career in the music industry in a short bio. So let… Continue reading All For Paul: Happy 80th Birthday Paul Anka!

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

Retro Dee Presents: 1950’s Summertime Links

Hi folks, this is Retro Dee wishing y'all a very happy and safe summer. No matter what you do this summer, take time to take a trip to the past and have a glimpse at what summer was like during better times. Last year, I wrote three posts about Summer in the 1950's. This summer… Continue reading Retro Dee Presents: 1950’s Summertime Links

This Time It's Personal

What Grinds My Gears: Oversensitive Fans

Warning: Language First of all I don't like the word "fan". I'm nobody's "fan". It's a stupid concept. Being part of a Fandom is something for youngsters who need to express themselves by obsessing over someone or something. I outgrew that years ago! I'm not into worshiping other human beings. I'm more into believing that… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: Oversensitive Fans

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

7 Accessories from the 1950’s (No Gal Should Be Without!)

Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee and I’m here with another swell listicle to make your vintage-living life easier! The 1950's were a time where there was a place for everything and everything in it's place. Women's accessories were no exception. In fact, they were quite important! So today for you I have... 7 Accessories from… Continue reading 7 Accessories from the 1950’s (No Gal Should Be Without!)

Updates, Announcements & Events

Retro Dee’s Picks For The 2021 Summer Song Survey!

Hi folks and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals! This very special post is going to reveal my votes for The Grooveyard 2021 Summer Song Survey! Due to unprecedented circumstances, there was no Summer Song Survey in 2020. So join me as I Welcome the survey back with splish-splashin', sun-sizzlin’, crowd-cheerin', easy breezy fanfaring fun… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Picks For The 2021 Summer Song Survey!