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: Heartthrobs from Philly
Hi folks and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals! This very special post is going to reveal my votes for The Grooveyard 2021 Summer Song Survey! Due to unprecedented circumstances, there was no Summer Song Survey in 2020. So join me as I Welcome the survey back with splish-splashin', sun-sizzlin’, crowd-cheerin', easy breezy fanfaring fun… Continue reading Retro Dee’s Picks For The 2021 Summer Song Survey!
Today we remember another fantastic singer-songwriter who was taken too soon. John Joseph Burnette was born on March 25, 1934 in Memphis, TN. He began his music career in 1952 in a group called The Rhythm Rangers with his brother Dorsey Burnette and their friend Paul Burlison. When the group disbanded, Johnny went to California… Continue reading A Set For Johnny Burnette
Hi everyone and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals! Saturday, February 13th, 2021 was The Grooveyard's Love Song Survey Countdown hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP 88.1 FM. This year, 50 Favorite Love Songs were counted down in the order in which listeners voted for them. After each song survey countdown, I do a… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for The Grooveyard Love Song Survey! (2021)
Ooh, yes folks, it's that time of year again. The end of the year, that is. And for most of us, 2020 can not end too soon! Although to me, the end of the year means one thing: revealing the songs that I voted for on The Grooveyard Great 88! That's right, here's where I… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the 9th Annual Great 88!
Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and here is Part 2 of my Favorite Songs of the 1960's. As I noted in Part 1, most Oldies stations, shows and album compilations define the “Malt Shop” era to be from 1954 (the dawn of Rock n Roll) to 1963 (just before the British Invasion.) Certainly by 1964,… Continue reading Part 2: Five MORE Favorite Songs of the 1960’s
Hello folks! It's Retro Dee, and Surprise! This time I'll be taking about songs from the 60's! That's right! Although the 1950's decade is by and large my passion, when it comes to music, the "Best Era Ever" doesn't only include the 1950's; it also includes the first few years of the 1960's, too. So,… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: 5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s