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.

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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 77

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, mostly from the 1950s and 1960s. It’s always...
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Paul and Paula Hey Paula

Hey Paula by Paul and Paula

Ray Hildebrand and Jill Jackson, both from Texas, formed the group Paul and Paula in 1962. They were students at Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas. “Hey Paula,” written by Hildebrand, went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Chart in 1963. One story is...
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Dodie Stevens Pink Shoe Laces

Dodie Stevens Pink Shoelaces

In 1959, Carl Burns, president of Crystalette Records saw 13-year-old Dodie Stevens (born Geraldine Anne Pasquale) performing on a local Southern California television show and signed her to his label. He gave her a new song he had acquired, which was “Pink Shoe...
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Shirley and Lee Let the Good Times Roll

Shirley and Lee Let the Good Times Roll

Shirley and Lee were Shirley Goodman (later Shirley Pixley) and Leonard Lee from New Orleans, Louisiana. They wrote “Let the Good Times Roll” and recorded it in 1956. And that year, it went to #1 on the U.S. R&B Chart and #2 on the U.S. Pop Chart....
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Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 76

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...
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Dion and the Belmonts

Golden Oldies Playlist for 1959

The year was 1959. As the decade of the ’50s was coming to a close, the world was busy. There was the ill-fated plane crash that killed buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and pilot Roger Peterson. Alaska Became the 49th state. Charles de Gaulle was...
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Marty Robbins A White Sport Coat

Marty Robbins A White Sport Coat

White, pink, and blue. Being passed over for another in love can certainly color your world. Marty Robbins wrote both the words and music to the “A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)” in 1957. He was in Ohio, driving from a motel to a gig, and he saw...
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The Daily Doo Wop Juke Box Saturday Night filled with golden oldies music each weekend.

Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 75

Happy Mother’s Day! 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...
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Clyde McPhatter A Lover's Question

Clyde McPhatter A Lover’s Question

The golden oldie “A Lover’s Question” was McPhatter’s first Top 10 hit after leaving the Drifters. The song was written by Brook Benton and Jimmy T. Williams. Benton sang the demo version of “A Lover’s Question,” which his...
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Chuck Berry duck walk

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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