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

All For Paul: Happy 80th Birthday Paul Anka!

This week Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever is pleased to wish legendary singer-songwriter Paul Anka a Happy 80th Birthday! Paul Albert Anka was born in Ottawa, Canada on July 30, 1941. It would be impossible for me to encapsulate his epic career in the music industry in a short bio. So let… Continue reading All For Paul: Happy 80th Birthday Paul Anka!

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Three for Ritchie V.

Hi everybody. Today we remember a teenager - possibly the most talented teen to ever exist. His name was Richard Steven Valenzuela... known professionally as Ritchie Valens. Ritchie Valens was born in Pacoima, CA on May 13, 1941. After a short, but wildly successful career in music, Ritchie tragically perished in Clear Lake Iowa on… Continue reading Three for Ritchie V.