Fifties Foto Flashback, Music in the 50's

Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

Welcome to Fifties Foto Flashback! There are a billion photos on the internet of every single topic you can possibly think of and even of topics you never knew existed. Obviously, you will have a tendency to search for subjects that you are interested in. Seeing that we are well into the 21st Century, and preoccupied… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

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Music in the 50's, Retro Dee Reveals

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

Hi there folks, Retro Dee here and once again WCWP’s The Grooveyard has brought us another swell song survey! This one was the Annual “LOVE” Song Survey. It was the FIFTH annual Love Song Survey on The Grooveyard, but the first one for me. When it was announced in January, I was excited to find that… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for The Grooveyard Love Song Survey!

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

TWR: The Day The Music Died – 60th Anniversary Edition

Hello readers, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to a very special edition of "Today We Remember". It's been 60 long years since we tragically lost three of the most important people in Music History: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. In a previous TWR post, Today We Remember: February 3, 1959 – “The… Continue reading TWR: The Day The Music Died – 60th Anniversary Edition

Music in the 50's, Retro Dee Reveals

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88!

Hello again, guys and gals! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88! In the last entry of this blog, I talked about my personal experience listening to The Seventh Annual Grooveyard Great 88 Countdown. In this entry, I'm going to talk about the songs I voted for...… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88!

Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

The Great 88 Experience!

Being enamored of 50's music, one of the shows I listen to is "The Grooveyard" on WCWP 88.1 FM. WCWP is a public radio station out of Brookville, NY. Every Saturday evening from 7pm to 9pm (4 - 6 Pacific) D.J. Alan Seltzer hosts a show featuring hits from the 50's and 60's, including a… Continue reading The Great 88 Experience!

Music in the 50's, Retro Dee's Dream Blog

Dream Blog: Cover Story

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. I had another dream about music when I should have had sugarplums dancing through my head early on Christmas Morning... I dreamed I was riding my childhood bike which was in pretty good condition for being 25 years old. I… Continue reading Dream Blog: Cover Story

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