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Happy Birthday Carl Perkins: 3 Rockabilly Classics

Hi folks. For this installment of "Today We Remember" we're going to have a look at three famous Rockabilly classics by a Mr. Carl Perkins who was born in Tiptonville, TN on April 9, 1932. "Blue Suede Shoes" This song might be associated best with Elvis Presley, but "Blue Suede Shoes" was actually written by… Continue reading Happy Birthday Carl Perkins: 3 Rockabilly Classics

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Happy Birthday Gene Vincent: Rockin’ With 3 From Gene V.

Hey guys and gals, it’s Retro Dee and in honor of Gene Vincent's February 11th Birthday, we’re gonna rock out to three of his biggest hits! Gene Vincent ca. 1950s Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 - October 12, 1971), better known as Gene Vincent, was a Rock N Roll pioneer. A true Rockabilly artist,… Continue reading Happy Birthday Gene Vincent: Rockin’ With 3 From Gene V.

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Retro Dee Reviews: All The Best – Eddie Cochran

Hey there folks and Welcome to Retro Dee Reviews! 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. (Yes, there are still people who buy CDs) So maybe this review will reveal that an album is just what… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: All The Best – Eddie Cochran

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Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever. (Revised)

Hello everyone, it's Retro Dee and I'd like to Welcome you to a very special edition of "Today We Remember". Today we remember the greatest musician of all time and my favorite person who ever walked the Earth: Buddy Holly. When one thinks of Buddy Holly, an iconic picture of the 1950’s arises along with… Continue reading Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever. (Revised)

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Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

  Hello there, folks! Retro Dee here with another listicle featuring more fab info on the Best Era Ever. As a retro enthusiast, nothing is more thrilling than finding a song from that time period that I've never heard before. It's like unearthing a valuable buried treasure from the past. I simply love when I… Continue reading Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

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Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

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

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Retro Dee Reveals: My Picks for the Great 88!

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!