Music in the 50's

Happy Birthday, Dion! Three Hits From The Belmonts

Dion ca.1950s In honor of Dion's July 18th Birthday, we'll be looking at 3 of his big hits with The Belmonts in the late 1950's. Dion DiMucci made his career debut in 1957 with The Belmonts: Angelo D'Aleo, Carlo Mastrangelo, and Fred Milano. All four singers hailed from The Bronx. Let's start with The Belmonts… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Dion! Three Hits From The Belmonts

Music in the 50's, Song Surveys

Retro Dee Reveals: Picks for the 2022 Summer Song Survey

Hi folks and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals!  Yes, yes, yes, it's another post where I reveal which songs I voted for, complete with a lot of useless commentary. This time I'm going to be talking about the songs I voted for in The Grooveyard 2022 Summer Song Survey! The way the Summer Song… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: Picks for the 2022 Summer Song Survey

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Early In The Morning

Hey there folks! It’s Retro Dee with another edition of Musical Misconceptions! In this edition, instead of looking at two different songs with the same name, we'll be looking at the very same song, performed by two different artists. Recently, the discussion came up of who has the better version of "Early In The Morning",… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Early In The Morning

Updates, Announcements & Events

Happy 10th Anniversary, Alan Seltzer!

Hi folks it's Retro Dee and this week I have a very special post. My friend Alan Seltzer is celebrating his 10th year hosting WCWP's Grooveyard! I'd like to congratulate him with some personal memories... Alan Seltzer began hosting The Grooveyard on May 3rd, 2012. So much has changed since then, but one thing has… Continue reading Happy 10th Anniversary, Alan Seltzer!

Song Surveys

Retro Dee Reveals: My Votes For The Grooveyard Love Song Survey (2022)

Hi everyone and Welcome to another Retro Dee Reveals! Saturday, February 12th, 2022 was The Grooveyard’s Love Song Survey Countdown hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer on WCWP 88.1 FM. Fifty Favorite Love Songs from yesteryear were counted down in the order in which listeners voted for them. There were two surveys to vote on: the… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Votes For The Grooveyard Love Song Survey (2022)