Welcome to 50’s study hall. In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add. I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: 50’s Stars’ Real Names
I question myself writing this post, because on one hand, I think this tip is so incredibly obvious that maybe it's not worth mentioning... Then again, I think it's a pretty clever hack! So let's say you want to find something out about a song from yesteryear. (Yesteryear being the 1950's or 60's) You might… Continue reading It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies
Hello folks! As of September 21, 2021, Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever is 4 years old! As always, I want to thank each and every one of you who has taken the time to read my posts. Writing this blog truly is a labor of love. I also want to thank Alan… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Blog is 4 Years Old!
Personally, I don't find it makes sense to say "Happy 85th Birthday" to the eternally young man who never made it to his 23rd... So I chose this rather long and awkward title instead. But like I always say, I'm not the average fan. Buddy Holly, Waterloo, IA. Summer, 1958. Buddy Holly was certainly not… Continue reading Three Songs for Buddy Holly on The 85th Anniversary of His Birth
Welcome to “Searchin’ For The 50’s!” I was inspired to do this segment when I was reviewing some of the things people were searching for that sent them to my blog. While some of the search terms sent them to a post with the exact information they were seeking, I realized that not every search… Continue reading Searchin’ For The 50’s: Extinct Candies of the 1950s
Hi there folks. Here's a story from my first week in Plymouth. My Mom, Aunt and I were looking for somewhere to stop for lunch before shopping on Main Street. I picked a bar and grill (which shall remain nameless). At first glance, it looked like a perfectly nice place to have lunch. But let's… Continue reading Saved By The Oldies: Why I Hate Grunge
Hi folks, this is Retro Dee wishing y'all a very happy and safe summer. No matter what you do this summer, take time to take a trip to the past and have a glimpse at what summer was like during better times. Last year, I wrote three posts about Summer in the 1950's. This summer… Continue reading Retro Dee Presents: 1950’s Summertime Links