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 20, 2017
Our Day Will Come by Ruby and The Rmantics

Ruby and The Romantics Our Day Will Come

R&B The writers of the song, Mort Garson and Bob Hilliard, recorded two versions because they were not sure if they could make it a hit. […]
February 14, 2017
Cupid by Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke Cupid

February 6, 2017
The Way You Do the Things You Do by The Temptations

The Temptations The Way You Do the Things You Do

Motown Hits   The song “The Way You Do the Things You Do” was written by Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers. It was released in January, […]
January 18, 2017
The Shirelles Baby It's You

The Shirelles Baby It’s You

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