When I came to Plymouth, I knew I'd see and hear a lot about the pilgrims' journey of how they sailed over on the Mayflower in 1620. Truthfully, this does not hold the meaning to me that it may hold for some of my fellow Americans. My ancestors did not come to America until the… Continue reading It Happened in the 1950’s: Mayflower II
Well folks, it looks like I finally found somewhere that plays oldies on a regular basis, besides a retro diner, that is. The Antique Marketplace on Main Street in Plymouth plays favorites from the 50's and 60's while you shop. I've been there several times now in the four months that I've lived in Plymouth,… Continue reading Music at the Antiques Market
Hi folks, It's Retro Dee with another edition of "Keeping the 50's Alive"! If you know anything about the 1950's, you know that the folks back then liked flamingos. Or, at the very least, liked flamingo themes. These whimsical birds of the tropics were an popular theme that seemed to be popping up in their… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Flamingos with Everything!
Hi everyone! It's Retro Dee and in this post I'll reveal another secret about how I make the 1950's a retro part of my daily life! Pinterest is a FANTASTIC resource for vintage-retro lovers such as myself. There's seemingly no limit to the pins of all the great old ads from the 50's. There are… Continue reading Pinterest: A Retro Lover’s Secret Love Affair
Hi everyone, it's Retro Dee here to start your Summer off with a few great tunes from yesteryear. Summer doesn't officially start until June 21, but it's not too early to get your Summer Playlist ready with some great songs from The Malt Shop Era. The 1950's and early 1960's had some fab summer songs.… Continue reading 10 Great Retro Summer Songs!
Hi folks, it’s Retro Dee, here once again with more from The Best Era Ever. Now, I don’t usually give myself praise; I’m not the kind of person who likes to brag about how on point she is. But when it comes to keeping this blog, don't I do a fantastic job of staying on… Continue reading Off Topic? Never!
Hi folks! It's Retro Dee and in this post we're gonna Keep the 50's Alive with five great (now classic) videos that pay homage to The Best Era Ever. These videos are of songs that are themselves now old, and each alludes to the 1950's. Even back as far as 30 years ago, it was… Continue reading 5 Classic Music Videos with 1950’s Themes