Album Reviews

Retro Dee Reviews: The Very Best of Buddy Holly and The Crickets (Pt. 2)

Hi I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Part 2 of "Retro Dee Reviews: The Very Best of Buddy Holly and The Crickets". In this post, we'll be looking at Disk 3 of this compilation released in 2014 by Not Now Music. If you haven't read Part One which covers the first two CDs, please do… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: The Very Best of Buddy Holly and The Crickets (Pt. 2)

Album Reviews

Retro Dee Reviews: The Very Best of Buddy Holly and The Crickets (Pt. 1)

Hey there folks and Welcome once again 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… Continue reading Retro Dee Reviews: The Very Best of Buddy Holly and The Crickets (Pt. 1)

Activities & Events

Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee and this post is a tribute to Mr. Jerry Ivan Allison who turns 80 years old on August 31, 2019. Jerry Allison (now known as J.I. Allison) became the drummer for The Crickets in 1956.     I didn't want this day to go by without expressing my gratitude for… Continue reading Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!

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

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