Album Reviews

Retro Dee Reviews: All The Best – Eddie Cochran

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. (Yes, there are still people who buy CDs) So maybe this review will reveal that an album is just what… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: All The Best – Eddie Cochran

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

Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

For this edition of TWR, we will be remembering the man known as "The King of Rockabilly" - Carl Perkins. Carl Lee Perkins was born on April 9, 1932 in Tiptonville, TN to Buck and Louise Perkins. As a youth, he would listen to "Grand Ole Opry" on the radio on Saturday nights. Young Carl… Continue reading Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

Music in the 50's

Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

Fifties Foto Flashback January 2019, S1 E4: “Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet” For this episode of Fifties Foto Flashback, I'm posting another fabulous photo of some amazing legendary musicians: Jerry Lee Lewis, Don Everly and Rock n Roll Pioneer, Buddy Holly. Oh, and there's also a guy named Jimmy Velvet in this photo too.  … Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Eddie Cochran – Rock N Roll Rebel

For this edition of TWR, we remember Eddie Cochran, a young rebel of Rock N Roll who was, like too many others, gone too soon. While Eddie Cochran is probably most well-known for his 1958 smash-hit "Summertime Blues", he was another influential pioneer of early Rock N Roll who came out of the Heart of… Continue reading Today We Remember: Eddie Cochran – Rock N Roll Rebel

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Ritchie Valens – Bright Young Talent, Gone Too Soon

One of the very first 1950's Rock n Roll stars that I ever heard of was Ritchie Valens. Perhaps that's why to this day I have a special place for him in my heart. I was very young when I first saw La Bamba either on TV or VHS... don't quite remember. Although, what I… Continue reading Today We Remember: Ritchie Valens – Bright Young Talent, Gone Too Soon

Music in the 50's

Music of the 50’s: Beyond the Biggest Hits

It's rather clear that the 1950's was the dawn of the Music Industry as most of us know it. Rock n Roll and Pop began in the 1950's era. However, I'd feel kind of dumb naming off the music stars of the 1950's, because there really isn't a man, woman or child alive who hasn't… Continue reading Music of the 50’s: Beyond the Biggest Hits