Musical Misconceptions: Peggy Who?

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hi folks it’s Retro Dee and it’s Buddy Holly month at Retro Dee’s Guide to the... Continue Reading →

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Collecting 1950’s: Inspired By Buddy

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee and I know we just recently did a Collecting post, but... Continue Reading →

Today We Remember: Joe B. Mauldin

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Today we remember the very best bassist of early Rock N Roll: Joe B. Mauldin. Joseph... Continue Reading →

While visiting the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City last week for their first anniversary, I found this obscure display case with a letter from Buddy Holly to his mother. Listen to "The Grooveyard" following "Rick's Redneck Ranch" each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island, by clicking the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Sixty Years Later

Saturday night at 7 PM on "The Grooveyard", we'll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called "The Day the Music Died". Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  Buddy's music will also be... Continue Reading →

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