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.

February 7, 2015
Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night

Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 11

Golden Oldies Music Many thanks to all those who see on Facebook who requested songs for Juke Box Saturday Night. There are 58 of your requests. […]
January 26, 2015
Singer and songwriter Bobby Day

Bobby Day Songs

Rock and Roll Bobby Day, which is the professional name of Robert James Byrd, was a very influential part of the music business during this doo wop era — and […]
January 22, 2015
"The Wind" by Nolan Strong & The Diablos

The Wind by The Diablos and The Jesters

Doo Wop There were two doo wop records of the song “The Wind.” Noland Strong & The Diablos released it first in 1954 on Fortune Records. […]
January 20, 2015
"Why Don't You Believe Me"" by The Duprees

Why Don’t You Believe Me by The Duprees

Doo Wop As part of the pioneering in music that was going on during this first era of rock and roll, you can have a doo […]