Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 6th Annual Love Song Survey!

Hello folks and Welcome another edition of "Retro Dee Reveals"! Once again it’s time to reveal my picks for the latest Song Survey by The Grooveyard! And that survey is none other than The 6th Annual Love Song Survey hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP’s 88.1 FM! For this survey, there were two categories:… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 6th Annual Love Song Survey!

Activities & Events, Music in the 50's

Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

Hello folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reveals where I’ll be revealing the songs I voted for in the The Grooveyard Great 88!     This year’s survey was extra special because it’s the 8th Annual Great 88 on 88.1 FM! That's a lot of 8's! To re-cap, the preliminary rounds began back in September.… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 8th Annual Great 88!

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions – Special Addendum: Oh, Neil!

Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee with a special addendum edition of “Musical Misconceptions”! Last week, I talked about two songs, both with the girl’s name “Carol” in their titles. The second song was “Oh! Carol”, a Malt Shop era hit by Neil Sedaka. I was reminded by D.J. Alan Seltzer of The Grooveyard that the… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions – Special Addendum: Oh, Neil!

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: The Carols

Hey there folks! It's Retro Dee with another edition of Musical Misconceptions! In this edition, we'll be talking about another pair of songs that can easily be confused by their titles. They both come from the same wonderful era of Malt Shop music, and they both have the popular girl’s name of the day, “Carol”… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: The Carols

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: The Purple People Eater

Hey there folks! It's Retro Dee with another edition of Musical Misconceptions! For this edition, we'll be talking about one of the strangest, but also one of the most fun songs to come out of the 50's: "The Purple People Eater"! This song has been a Halloween favorite for decades... many of us can remember… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: The Purple People Eater

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Claudette and Colette – A Tale of Two Songs

Hello Retro Music Lovers! It's Retro Dee here with another post on music from The Best Era Ever. The last post I wrote labeled "Musical Misconceptions" was posted on my blog on May 7, 2018. At that point, I couldn't even tell Don and Phil Everly apart by looking at them, let alone tell you… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Claudette and Colette – A Tale of Two Songs