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.

October 5, 2016
The Four Seasons

Golden Oldies Playlist for 1962

Golden Oldies Music The year was 1962, and it began on a Monday. John F. Kennedy was President of the U.S. He claimed that the U.S. […]
October 3, 2016
Lee Dorsey Ya Ya

Lee Dorsey Ya Ya

New Orleans Soul Music Inspired by children chanting a nursery rhyme, Lee Dorsey, Clarence Lewis, Morgan Robinson, and Morris Levy wrote the song “Ya Ya.” It […]
October 1, 2016
Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night

Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night 95

Golden Oldies Music Happy Fall weekend! It’s time once again for the all request Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday Night on the juke box in our […]
September 30, 2016
Brenda Lee I'm Sorry

Brenda Lee I’m Sorry

Country Pop Music A very young Brenda Lee, aka Little Miss Dynamite, recorded the song, which was written by Dub Albritton and Ronnie Self, as the […]