Music in the 50's

Meet Scotty Moore: A Case of Mistaken Identity

Hi folks it's Retro Dee with more about music during the time music was the best: the Rockin and Rollin' 1950's! And what would a Retro Dee blog post be without another ridiculous story of how I mistook something, or, in this case, should I say someone. Let's back up. I always liked Elvis Presley's… Continue reading Meet Scotty Moore: A Case of Mistaken Identity

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Once Again: Happy Birthday, Buddy Holly

Hi folks, it's Retro Dee with my annual post to honor Buddy Holly on his September 7th Birthday. Mr. Gorgeous: Buddy Holly. ca. late 1958 Each year it gets a little bit more difficult to decide what, exactly, to write about Buddy Holly. Maybe it's because I've written a fair amount about him already, or… Continue reading Once Again: Happy Birthday, Buddy Holly

Music in the 50's

Happy Birthday, Dion! Three Hits From The Belmonts

Dion ca.1950s In honor of Dion's July 18th Birthday, we'll be looking at 3 of his big hits with The Belmonts in the late 1950's. Dion DiMucci made his career debut in 1957 with The Belmonts: Angelo D'Aleo, Carlo Mastrangelo, and Fred Milano. All four singers hailed from The Bronx. Let's start with The Belmonts… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Dion! Three Hits From The Belmonts

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: The U.S. Flag in the 1950’s

Hi folks, for the 4th of July, we're going to have a look at what the American Flag was like back in the 1950's. As you know, the American Flag changed several times since it was first stitched by Betsy Ross in 1776. As the United States began to grow, a new star was added… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: The U.S. Flag in the 1950’s