Music in the 50's

Part 2: Five MORE Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

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

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: 802, Malt Shop Favorites

Sometimes I wonder why songs from the 1950’s and early 60’s are grouped together as one. I know it’s all the same era, but is it all the same genre? No. Even so, I’ve gotten used to sharing my 1950’s favorites with the sudden shift in music that happened in the early 60’s. I’ve even… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 802, Malt Shop Favorites

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!

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!