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: TV Sitcoms of the 1950’s
In the early days of Rock n Roll, it was common to for artists to do covers of other artists songs. Usually, cover songs are not as good as the original recording. However in this case, we’re not talking about usual, we’re talking about phenomenal; we’re talking about Buddy Holly. Buddy Holly covered several songs… Continue reading Music in the 50’s: Covered by Buddy
Hello, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950's! The 50's was a fun decade, and the jewelry from that time reflects this. Unlike the crystal clear rhinestones of the 1940's which mimicked real jewels, costume jewelry in the 50's was more about kitschy. There were brightly colored plastics, faux pearls, petite… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: How to Identify 50’s Costume Jewelry
Hey there folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reviews! In this section I will be reviewing music albums. I hope this will help other retro fans who are looking to add to their CD collection. Maybe it will reveal that an album is just what you’re looking for. Or maybe it will show you that… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: The Ultimate Rock n Roll Collection – The 50’s
Hello friends! It's Retro Dee and I'm here to show you some great ways to pay tribute to The Best Era Ever in the form of a costume. Halloween is almost upon us, and it's the one time of year when dressing as a caricature of something is not only okay, but welcomed. And what… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!
Welcome to 50’s Study Hall! In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists with facts and short biographies that can be used as a reference. I hope this section will help readers to find lots of Fifties Facts in one single place! For this session, we will be studying the top musical… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: Top Music Groups of the 1950’s
It's back to school time, so I'd like to introduce a new section of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever: Fifties Study Hall! (Don't worry, it's not as boring as it sounds!) The "Study Hall" section of this blog will differ from the other blog entries. Instead of writing an article-style entry… Continue reading Introduction to Fifties Study Hall