Well folks, it looks like I finally found somewhere that plays oldies on a regular basis, besides a retro diner, that is. The Antique Marketplace on Main Street in Plymouth plays favorites from the 50's and 60's while you shop. I've been there several times now in the four months that I've lived in Plymouth,… Continue reading Music at the Antiques Market
Hi folks and welcome to another edition of Musical Misconceptions. I'm Retro Dee and in this edition we'll be talking about one of the best songs ever written: "Crying Waiting Hoping" by Buddy Holly. There's an old adage that says, "If you don't know where to begin, start at the beginning." So I will. I'll… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Crying Waiting Hoping
Hi folks. For this installment of "Today We Remember" we're going to have a look at three famous Rockabilly classics by a Mr. Carl Perkins who was born in Tiptonville, TN on April 9, 1932. "Blue Suede Shoes" This song might be associated best with Elvis Presley, but "Blue Suede Shoes" was actually written by… Continue reading Happy Birthday Carl Perkins: 3 Rockabilly Classics
Hi everyone welcome to musical misconceptions. In this edition, we'll be looking at two very different songs with a very similar name and we'll revisit another one of my "dumb brunette" moments. 🙂 Many years ago when the cousins and I were still kids, the family had a big anniversary party for our Grandparents. And… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Oh What A Night!
Another year has come and gone and September 7th marks the 84th Birthday of the man, the legend... my finest inspiration: Buddy Holly. So for what could have, might have, should have been Buddy's 84th, I've decided to be lazy and make what we geeky kids in the 90's used to call a "jump page",… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Buddy
Hey everyone, Welcome to Music in the 50's. I'm Retro Dee with another post about some of the great hits of yesteryear that we're still enjoying today! For this post, I'm going to list 5 Hits from the 1950's that I didn't think were real songs. Yes, that's right. The following 5 songs I either… Continue reading 5 Hits I Didn’t Think Were Real Songs
Hi everyone, it's Retro Dee here to start your Summer off with a few great tunes from yesteryear. Summer doesn't officially start until June 21, but it's not too early to get your Summer Playlist ready with some great songs from The Malt Shop Era. The 1950's and early 1960's had some fab summer songs.… Continue reading 10 Great Retro Summer Songs!