Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: A Very Retro Christmas

Hi folks. This post will tell you how to have a very retro Christmas. And according to the trends, it seems like that's what a lot of people want these days. Hmm, well. It seems that a lot of vintage resellers revolve their inventory around vintage Christmas stuff. And I don't mean only at Christmastime!… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: A Very Retro Christmas

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

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

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