Keeping the '50s Alive!, Music in the 50's

Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

  Hello there, folks! Retro Dee here with another listicle featuring more fab info on the Best Era Ever. As a retro enthusiast, nothing is more thrilling than finding a song from that time period that I've never heard before. It's like unearthing a valuable buried treasure from the past. I simply love when I… Continue reading Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

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Keeping the 50’s Alive: Personality Quizzes!

Hello there! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of Keeping the 50's Alive! I think it's kind of ironic that we can keep the 50's alive with stuff that's posted on the internet, since the 1950's were eons away from the Information Age we live in now. Yet the internet is the… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Personality Quizzes!

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Keeping the 50’s Alive… at Christmas! Pt. 3: Decorating Retro 1950’s At Christmas

One of the best things about Christmas is the decorations! In the past couple of years, I started to decorate retro in the 1950's style. Here are 10 Retro decorating ideas to make your Christmas a Fabulous Fifties Fantasy come true!Advisory: Graphic intense.Retro Dee's 10 Retro Holiday Decorating Ideas From the 1950's (feat. "The Three… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive… at Christmas! Pt. 3: Decorating Retro 1950’s At Christmas

Keeping the '50s Alive!, Music in the 50's

Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s

  The 1950's are known for being the era in which Rock n Roll was born. But in addition to all that great early Rock, there was also no shortage of Christmas music. Many Christmas Carol Classics originated in the 1950's when they were heard by the Holiday-loving public for the very first time. Some… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s

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Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

Christmas is always a special time, and that could not be more true back in the 1950's as well. In more recent years, Retro Christmas decorations have come into vogue, along with collecting the actual vintage ones. The joy of Christmas and the 1950's go hand-in-hand, so it's not hard to find ways to keep… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

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Keeping the 50’s Alive: Stephen King Style

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 Keeping the 50’s Alive: Stephen King Style

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Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!

After reading my fashion posts, some of you might know that I'm not the biggest fan of the over-done, clich├ęd 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!