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Happy Birthday Carl Perkins: 3 Rockabilly Classics

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

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Oh What A Night!

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!

Music in the 50's

5 Hits I Didn’t Think Were Real Songs

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

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10 Great Retro Summer 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!

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Today We Remember: Bobby Darin – The Crooner Who Rocked

Hi I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Today We Remember. Today we remember a man who was so talented, that he was able to produce amazing music in multiple genres: Jazz, Big Band, Pop, Country and Rock n Roll. We know this amazing singer as Mr. Bobby Darin. And this is his… Continue reading Today We Remember: Bobby Darin – The Crooner Who Rocked

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Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s

Hello folks, it's Retro Dee with Part 2 of Keeping The 50's Alive At Christmas! In this post, I'll be talking about some of the greatest Holiday classics to come out of The Best Era Ever. The 1950's are known for being the era in which Rock n Roll was born. But in addition to… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s