Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Chuck Berry – Rock N Roll Pioneer

Hi I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Today We Remember. Today we remember Chuck Berry- a man so famous in early Rock N Roll that the name speaks for itself. Charles Edward Anderson Berry was born on October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, MO. He was the 4th of 6 children. The… Continue reading Today We Remember: Chuck Berry – Rock N Roll Pioneer

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

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: 5 Disgusting Things from the 1950s!

Hey there, folks! It's Retro Dee with another swell listicle! In keeping with the spooky, "icky" theme for Halloween this month, this post will list five things from the 1950's era that will make you go EWWW! The 1950s were famous for being charming, polite, proper and sweet, so finding disgusting things from that era… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: 5 Disgusting Things from the 1950s!

Life in the 1950's

Fifties Foto Flashback: Kids in the Crowd

Hi folks, Retro Dee here with another Fifties Foto Flashback! Fifties Foto Flashback S1 E8: “Kids in the Crowd” For Buddy Holly month on Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever, I'm featuring  this photo taken during one of The Crickets' shows. I found this photo on Pinterest and like most of the photos… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Kids in the Crowd

Activities & Events

Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever Turns 2!

Hello everyone! Retro Dee here and I'm pleased to announce that as of September 21st, 2019, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever turns 2 years old! Well all right! I can't believe it's been two years since I began my blog on September 21, 2017. My first post was a poorly written article… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever Turns 2!

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Inspired By Buddy

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee and I know we just recently did a Collecting post, but for Buddy Holly month, I'd like to do another, featuring items in my personal collection that were inspired by him. "Inspired" is the operative word. I'm not your conventional Buddy Holly fan, and I don't collect a lot of… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Inspired By Buddy