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
Hello again, guys and gals! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88! In the last entry of this blog, I talked about my personal experience listening to The Seventh Annual Grooveyard Great 88 Countdown. In this entry, I'm going to talk about the songs I voted for...… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88!
Being enamored of 50's music, one of the shows I listen to is "The Grooveyard" on WCWP 88.1 FM. WCWP is a public radio station out of Brookville, NY. Every Saturday evening from 7pm to 9pm (4 - 6 Pacific) D.J. Alan Seltzer hosts a show featuring hits from the 50's and 60's, including a… Continue reading The Great 88 Experience!
Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. I had another dream about music when I should have had sugarplums dancing through my head early on Christmas Morning... I dreamed I was riding my childhood bike which was in pretty good condition for being 25 years old. I… Continue reading Dream Blog: Cover Story
Hellooo, Baby! And Welcome to another edition of "Today We Remember". Today we're remembering one of the most hip and happenin' fellas of the Fifties: The Big Bopper! "The Big Bopper" was really Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ("J.P.") born on October 24, 1930 in the Southeast town of Sabine Pass, TX. He was the first… Continue reading Today We Remember: J.P. Richardson – aka The Big Bopper
This post is not a biography. Rather, I just want to quickly pay my respects to Peggy Sue Gerron who passed away on Monday October 1, 2018 at the age of 78 years old. For those of you who do not know, Peggy Sue Gerron married Jerry Allison, the drummer of The Crickets. While they were… Continue reading R.I.P. Peggy Sue