Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

Hello folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reveals where I’ll be revealing the songs I voted for in the The Grooveyard Great 88!     This year’s survey was extra special because it’s the 8th Annual Great 88 on 88.1 FM! That's a lot of 8's! To re-cap, the preliminary rounds began back in September.… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

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The Great 88 is Coming!

Hi folks, it’s Retro Dee and I want to tell you all about my favorite music survey! It’s called The Great 88 and it's an annual part of my favorite radio show The Grooveyard hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP, a public radio station out of Long Island University. This year's survey is extra… Continue reading The Great 88 is Coming!

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Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever Turns 2!

Hello everyone! Retro Dee here and I'm pleased to announce that as of September 21st, 2019, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever turns 2 years old! Well all right! I can't believe it's been two years since I began my blog on September 21, 2017. My first post was a poorly written article… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever Turns 2!

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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!

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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!

Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

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!

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Special Event: Peggy Sue’s Cruise 2019

Hello, everyone! It's Retro Dee and I'm super excited to bring you my report on Peggy Sue's Cruise 2019! But first, a little history: Peggy Sue's Cruise is a car show, contest and parade held annually in Santa Rosa, CA. The first part of the event is held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, where the… Continue reading Special Event: Peggy Sue’s Cruise 2019