Hey everyone, Welcome to Music in the 50's. I'm Retro Dee with another post about some of the great hits of yesteryear that we're still enjoying today! For this post, I'm going to list 5 Hits from the 1950's that I didn't think were real songs. Yes, that's right. The following 5 songs I either… Continue reading 5 Hits I Didn’t Think Were Real Songs
Warning: This post contains language that might be offensive to some readers. Hey there folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reviews! It's been a while since I've reviewed a CD. (Yes, there are still people who buy CDs) I decided that this next one should be a simple compilation of Oldies, (no more than 20… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: The Fifties, A Decade to Remember: Do You Wanna Dance?
Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and here is Part 2 of my Favorite Songs of the 1960's. As I noted in Part 1, most Oldies stations, shows and album compilations define the “Malt Shop” era to be from 1954 (the dawn of Rock n Roll) to 1963 (just before the British Invasion.) Certainly by 1964,… Continue reading Part 2: Five MORE Favorite Songs of the 1960’s
Hello folks! It's Retro Dee, and Surprise! This time I'll be taking about songs from the 60's! That's right! Although the 1950's decade is by and large my passion, when it comes to music, the "Best Era Ever" doesn't only include the 1950's; it also includes the first few years of the 1960's, too. So,… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: 5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s
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!
In the early days of Rock n Roll, it was common to for artists to do covers of other artists songs. Usually, cover songs are not as good as the original recording. However in this case, we’re not talking about usual, we’re talking about phenomenal; we’re talking about Buddy Holly. Buddy Holly covered several songs… Continue reading Music in the 50’s: Covered by Buddy
Welcome to 50’s study hall. In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add. I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: Top Solo Recording Artists of the 1950’s