5 Songs To Lift Your Spirits

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  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 with some more great music from The Best Era Ever to brighten your day! When I... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Buddy, Ritchie and JP

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".  Host Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  He'll also share some... Continue Reading →

“The Day The Music Died”

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Today we remember what is known as “The Day The Music Died”. If you’ve ever heard the 1971 song “American Pie”... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 12, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 12, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley #9 "Lotta Lovin'" by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps #8 "Fascination" by Jane Morgan and the Troubadors   Did you vote yet? #7 "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly... Continue Reading →

Fifties Foto Flashback: Kids in the Crowd

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, Retro Dee here with another Fifties Foto Flashback! Fifties Foto Flashback S1 E8: “Kids... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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