This first era of rock and roll dates (more or less) from Eisenhower’s first election in 1952 to The British Invasion in 1964. Doo wop was a signature sound with its beautiful vocal harmonies, beat, and nonsense syllables, but there was a lot of pioneering going on with rhythm and blues, rock and roll, rockabilly, and crossovers from country music. That’s why we go beyond the doo wop genre per se and explore those years. Each blog post is just a mosaic. When put together, the posts start to provide a picture of the time. Please visit the Rec Room for a featured record on the record player, a TV with four channels, and a jukebox with 60+ songs. We have an all request Juke Box Saturday night in the rec room each weekend so you can hear your favorites from the 50s and 60s. There is also a Daily Doo Wop for videos of those golden oldies.

April 28, 2016
The Fleetwoods Mr Blue

The Fleetwoods Mr Blue

Doo Wop 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 […]
April 25, 2016
Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons

Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons

Country Music 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 […]
April 23, 2016
Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night

Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 73

  Golden Oldies Music Please join us for an all-request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night in our Rec Room. Please click here to get to […]
April 18, 2016
Lou Christie Two Faces Have I

Lou Christie Two Faces Have I

Pop Music 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 […]