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

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for The Grooveyard Love Song Survey! (2021)

Hi everyone and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals! Saturday, February 13th, 2021 was The Grooveyard's Love Song Survey Countdown hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP 88.1 FM. This year, 50 Favorite Love Songs were counted down in the order in which listeners voted for them. After each song survey countdown, I do a… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for The Grooveyard Love Song Survey! (2021)

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Happy Birthday Gene Vincent: Rockin’ With 3 From Gene V.

Hey guys and gals, it’s Retro Dee and in honor of Gene Vincent's February 11th Birthday, we’re gonna rock out to three of his biggest hits! Gene Vincent ca. 1950s Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 - October 12, 1971), better known as Gene Vincent, was a Rock N Roll pioneer. A true Rockabilly artist,… Continue reading Happy Birthday Gene Vincent: Rockin’ With 3 From Gene V.

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Facts and Trivia: The Day The Music Died

Most people have heard about the tragedy that occurred on February 3, 1959 . It was quite possibly the most tragic day in Entertainment History. It was the day that music stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper were killed in a plane crash. It's also known as "The Day The Music Died."… Continue reading Facts and Trivia: The Day The Music Died

50's Study Hall, Music in the 50's

Fifties Study Hall: Top Music Duos of the 1950’s

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 Music Duos of the 1950’s

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Simon and… Jerry?

Hi everyone and Welcome to another edition of a segment I like to call "Musical Misconceptions." In this section, I write about songs, artists and groups that initially had me confused-- sometimes for decades! As I learn more and more about the history of popular music, I find more and more things that surprise me.… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Simon and… Jerry?

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

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 9th Annual Great 88!

Ooh, yes folks, it's that time of year again. The end of the year, that is. And for most of us, 2020 can not end too soon! Although to me, the end of the year means one thing: revealing the songs that I voted for on The Grooveyard Great 88! That's right, here's where I… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 9th Annual Great 88!

Music in the 50's

Rudolph Goes Retro: 5 Versions of a Holiday Classic

Happy Holidays, folks! For this post I've decided to take one great Holiday song and showcase 5 different versions of it, with each version by a classic artist. The song I chose is "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer". Why? Because it's my Uncle Anthony's favorite, and like many of us, he's had a difficult year. So… Continue reading Rudolph Goes Retro: 5 Versions of a Holiday Classic