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.

May 22, 2017
The Drifters Up on the Roof

The Drifters Up on the Roof

Doo Wop Groups The great lyrics have helped this song endure over the decades. They speak to being in the city and leaving the troubles of […]
May 22, 2017
Johnny Mathis The Twelfth of Never

Johnny Mathis The Twelfth of Never

May 22, 2017
The Pastels Been So Long

The Pastels Been So Long

May 21, 2017
"Oh Boy!" by Buddy Holly and The Crickets

That’ll Be The Day by The Crickets