Daily Doo Wop

We are a time machine to the past….Each day there are new songs, dating from Eisenhower’s first election in 1952 to The British Invasion in 1964.

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Entertainment Biz History

Hooray for Hollywood — and TV and music. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame to the Lone Ranger to Ed Sullvian to Annette Funicello, this era had lots of stars and fun for the whole family.

Classic TV Shows

Updated twice a week. You’ll find vintage 50’s and 60’s TV series, game shows, cartoons and shorts, children’s programming, and commercials.

Daily Doo Wop Trivia

So trivia are unimportant details or facts? Nonsense! How well do you know your 50s and 60s music or TV shows and movies? Come test your knowledge. Nothing is too small.

Golden Oldies Music

With rhythm and blues, rock and roll, rockabilly, and crossovers from country music. That’s why we go beyond Doo Wop.As DJ’s at the time said, “If it’s a hit, it plays.”

Retro Recipes

The cooking during the 1950s is known for its homey casseroles – comfort food at its finest. These hot dishes are usually easy to make, which is due, in part, to the semi-homemade aspect.

The Daily Doo Wop Rec Room Juke Box

Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 70

Every weekend, there is a Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday, and the juke box is full of song requests of ’50s music and 60s music. It’s always a fun mix. Requests come mostly from those who see us on Facebook. Or leave a request through comment to us.It all begins at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

History, 50's and 60's

Come read all about it! Sputnik. The Race to Space. Payola scandals. Game show scandals. Rocky Marciano. The Interstate Highway. Trolleys. Transistor radios. McDonald’s.

Doo Wop Playlist for a Romantic Mood

Doo Wop Playlist for a Romantic Mood

Doo Wop It’s easy to find wonderful songs from doo wop groups that are just right for a romantic mood, because so many of the great old songs are about love. It might be love gained, love lost and pined for, or just a yearning for love, but the subject is love....
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The Drifters This Magic Moment

The Drifters This Magic Moment

Doo Wop The song has beautiful words and a beautiful sentiment from the writers Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. The first to record the song were The Drifters, who had Ben E. King on the lead at the time. The record was produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. In 1960,...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 81

Golden Oldies Music Happy Saturday everyone! It’s time to reminisce with the all request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night on the juke box in our Rec Room. There’s plenty of good music from a variety of genres. This includes doo wop, rock and roll,...
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The Dell Vikings Whispering Bells

The Dell Vikings Whispering Bells

Doo Wop The Dell Vikings (aka Del Vikings, Del-Vikings, Dell-Vikings) formed in 1955 in Pittsburgh, where all the members were stationed in the U.S. Air Force. The group throughout the years has had many personnel, group name, and label-affiliation changes....
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The Royal Teens Short Shorts

The Royal Teens Short Shorts

Rock and Roll Let’s just say that this song was inspired by the girls who wore short and tight cutoff jeans. The novelty song “Short Shorts” went to #3 on the U.S. singles chart in 1958. The Royal Teens consisted of the talented songwriter Bob Gaudio on piano,...
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The Danleers One Summer Night

The Danleers One Summer Night

Doo Wop The doo wop group The Danleers were from Brooklyn, New York, and consisted of James Weston, John Lee, Nat McCune, Roosevelt Mays, and William Ephraim. They based their name on that of their manager, Danny Webb, who also wrote this song. “One Summer Night”...
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Gene Pitney Half Heaven Half Heartache

Gene Pitney Half Heaven Half Heartache

Pop Music In 1962, Gene Pitney’s song “Half Heaven-Half Heartache” went to #12 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #4 in Canada, and #11 in Australia. Born in Harford , Connecticut, in 1940, Gene Pitney was multi-talented as he was a singer, songwriter,...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 80

Golden Oldies Music Happy Father’s Day weekend! There’s plenty of good music — your requests — in the juke box in our Rec Room for a Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night. It’s always a fun mix of artists and genres, including doo wop,...
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Elvis Presley in 1956

Golden Oldies Playlist for 1956

Golden Oldies Music The year was 1956. It was a very good year — for some. There was an increased standard of living, with a big push onto higher education. One in three high school graduates went off to college. There were disposable diapers as well as new...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 79

Golden Oldies Please join us for an all-request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here  to get to The Daily Dop Wop Rec Room, and then click on the juke box to access the songs. Juke Box Saturday night is a tradition that started for...
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