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!
This was my first year as a participating voter in The Grooveyard's Summer Song Survey. "The Grooveyard" is a weekly show hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP 88.1 FM, a public radio station based in Brookville, NY. I was super excited to see that they were having a survey where listeners can pick their favorite… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals : Summer Song Survey Picks
My inspiration for this entry came when I was thinking of how little I knew about the music of the Fabulous Fifties until relatively recently. I've always liked 50's music from as far back as I can possibly remember, but I never knew all that much about it. I mean, you can like something without… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: Musical Misconceptions
I hate writing about myself, but then again, here I am writing about myself. (Warning: Salty Language) Back in High School I had a language teacher who spoke so many languages that one day she got frustrated and said "Ugh! I can't think in English sometimes." Which was funny, because English was her first language.… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: I Can’t Think in ’50s Sometimes.