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.

Chuck Berry Maybellene

The song “Maybellene” about fast cars and a cheating girlfriend was written by Chuck Berry based on a traditional fiddle tune called “Ida Red.” The story is that Berry heard and liked the recording by Bob Willis & The Texas Playboys on a...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 74

Please join us for an all-request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here to get to our Daily Doo Wop Rec Room, and then click on the juke box to access the songs.There’s lots of good music. It’s always a fun mix of artists...
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The Fleetwoods Mr Blue

In 1959, “Mr. Blue” by The Fleetwoods went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on the R&B Chart, on the heels of their first #1 hit “Come Softly to Me.” The Fleetwoods, known for their beautiful harmonies and vocals, were high school friends from Olympia,...
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Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons

Sometimes songs from different genres move people in a certain way so that the categories don’t matter at all. Even if you had never worked in a coal mine or had to buy goods from the employer’s store, the sentiment of “Sixteen Tons” of being...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 73

Please join us for an all-request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here to get to our Rec Room, and then click on the juke box to access the songs. There’s lots of good music. It’s always a fun mix of artists and genres,...
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Lou Christie Two Faces Have I

The song was written by Lou Christie and his long-time associate songwriter/psychic Twyla Herbert. (She was a clairvoyant who claimed they would have hit songs together. They did.) “Two Faces Have I” was indeed a hit, and it went to #6 on the Billboard Hot...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 72

Please join us for an allrequest Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here to get to our Rec Room, and then click on the juke box to access the songs. There’s lots of good music. It’s always a fun mix of artists and genres....
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Carla Thomas Gee Whiz

The song was written by Carla Thomas, who at the time was only a teenager. The words had an innocence to them, but her emotional performance shows maturity — and a great voice. It was difficult getting the song to market, but by February of 1961, it was...
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 71

Please join us for an all-request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here to get to our Rec Room, and then click on the juke box to access the songs. There’s lots of good music. It’s always a fun mix of artists and genres,...
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Chris Kenner I Like it Like That

Ah, the sounds from New Orleans. The song, which was written by Chris Kenner and Allen Toussaint, went to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the R&B Singles Chart in 1961. “I Like it Like That” sold more than one million copies and received an RIAA...
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The Belmonts Tell Me Why

The Belmonts and Dion DiMucci had gone their separate ways in 1960 due to different views of where they wanted to go with their music. The Belmonts, now the trio of Angelo D’Aleo, Fred Milano, and Carlo Mastrangelo, had a hit with “Tell Me Why” in...
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Golden Oldies Playlist for 1958

It was 1958 and an interesting year. A 14-year-old Bobby Fischer won the United States Chess Championship. The word aerospace was born from a combination of the words aircraft and space craft. And speaking of Space, the U.S. Congress created the National Aeronautics...
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