Music in the 50's

It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies

I question myself writing this post, because on one hand, I think this tip is so incredibly obvious that maybe it's not worth mentioning... Then again, I think it's a pretty clever hack! So let's say you want to find something out about a song from yesteryear. (Yesteryear being the 1950's or 60's) You might… Continue reading It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies

This Time It's Personal

What Grinds My Gears: Oversensitive Fans

Warning: Language First of all I don't like the word "fan". I'm nobody's "fan". It's a stupid concept. Being part of a Fandom is something for youngsters who need to express themselves by obsessing over someone or something. I outgrew that years ago! I'm not into worshiping other human beings. I'm more into believing that… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: Oversensitive Fans

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Three for Ritchie V.

Hi everybody. Today we remember a teenager - possibly the most talented teen to ever exist. His name was Richard Steven Valenzuela... known professionally as Ritchie Valens. Ritchie Valens was born in Pacoima, CA on May 13, 1941. After a short, but wildly successful career in music, Ritchie tragically perished in Clear Lake Iowa on… Continue reading Three for Ritchie V.

50's Study Hall, Music in the 50's

Fifties Study Hall: Top Music Duos of the 1950’s

Welcome to 50’s study hall.  In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add.  I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: Top Music Duos of the 1950’s

Music in the 50's

Retro Dee Reveals: 5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee, and Surprise! This time I'll be taking about songs from the 60's! That's right! Although the 1950's decade is by and large my passion, when it comes to music, the "Best Era Ever" doesn't only include the 1950's; it also includes the first few years of the 1960's, too. So,… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: 5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

Keeping the '50s Alive!, Music in the 50's

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!