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)

Music in the 50's

Music in the 50’s: Oldies Misunderstood Lyrics

Hi folks, this is Retro Dee with another music inspired post. Okay so we've all seen those lists of misunderstood lyrics and they're all pretty funny. This is not one of those lists. It's not all that funny. It's just a list of misunderstood lyrics. However! There is something special about it. This list features… Continue reading Music in the 50’s: Oldies Misunderstood Lyrics

Music in the 50's, Song Surveys

Retro Dee Reveals: My Votes for the 10th Annual Great 88!

Welcome to "Retro Dee Reveals" where I reveal what I voted for in The Grooveyard Great 88 Song Survey! In case you don't know, The Great 88 is a song survey on WCWP 88.1 FM hosted by DJ Alan Seltzer on his weekly oldies show, The Grooveyard. Each year, listeners can vote for their favorite… Continue reading Retro Dee Reveals: My Votes for the 10th Annual Great 88!

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

Music at the Antiques Market

Well folks, it looks like I finally found somewhere that plays oldies on a regular basis, besides a retro diner, that is. The Antique Marketplace on Main Street in Plymouth plays favorites from the 50's and 60's while you shop. I've been there several times now in the four months that I've lived in Plymouth,… Continue reading Music at the Antiques Market

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