Hey there folks and Welcome to yet another new section of Retro Dee's Guide To The Best Era Ever! 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. Maybe it will reveal that an album is just what… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: Elvis Live 1955 – The Hayride Shows
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
Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. This is supposed to be a blog about the 1950's era, so what does anything about my personal life have to do with that time? After all, the 1950's were many, many years, eons even, before I was even born!… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: It Only Took Six Months
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
Hi there folks, Retro Dee here and once again WCWP’s The Grooveyard has brought us another swell song survey! This one was the Annual “LOVE” Song Survey. It was the FIFTH annual Love Song Survey on The Grooveyard, but the first one for me. When it was announced in January, I was excited to find that… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for The Grooveyard Love Song Survey!
Hello readers, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to a very special edition of "Today We Remember". It's been 60 long years since we tragically lost three of the most important people in Music History: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. In a previous TWR post, Today We Remember: February 3, 1959 – “The… Continue reading TWR: The Day The Music Died – 60th Anniversary Edition
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