Daily Doo Wop

We are a time machine to the past….with songs dating from 1952 to the British Invasion in 1964.

Hooray for Hollywood — and TV and music. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame to the Lone Ranger to Ed Sullvian to Annette Funicello, this era had lots of stars and fun for the whole family.

"The Honeymooners" episode "TV or Not TV"

Updated twice a week. You’ll find vintage 50’s and 60’s TV series, game shows, cartoons and shorts, children’s programming, and commercials.

So trivia are unimportant details or facts? Nonsense! How well do you know your 50s and 60s music or TV shows and movies? Come test your knowledge. Nothing is too small.

With rhythm and blues, rock and roll, rockabilly, and crossovers from country music. That’s why we go beyond Doo Wop.As DJ’s at the time said, “If it’s a hit, it plays.”

Retro Fudge Cake Recipe

The cooking during the 1950s is known for its homey casseroles – comfort food at its finest. These hot dishes are usually easy to make, which is due, in part, to the semi-homemade aspect.

Every weekend, there is a Golden Oldies Juke Box Saturday, and the juke box is full of song requests of ’50s music and 60s music. It’s always a fun mix. Requests come mostly from those who see us on Facebook. Or leave a request through comment to us.It all begins at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

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  • The Robins Riot in Cell Block No 9
    May 23, 2018

    The Robins Riot in Cell Block No 9

    R&B This is one of the doo wop era’s story songs. It’s July 2, 1953, and a prisoner serving time for armed robbery wakes up to a riot among the inmates. It spreads from cell block to cell block, with threats, dynamite, and tear gas. It all ends on…

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  • Eddie Cochran Summertime Blues
    May 22, 2018

    Summertime Blues by Eddie Cochran

    Rockabilly The song "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran is one of the favorite Summer golden oldies. In 1958, 19-year-old Eddie Cochran was getting ready to record “Love Again,” which was written by 17-year-old Sharon Sheeley. Together with his manager Jerry Capehart, Cochran wrote “Summertime Blues as the B-side. Liberty…

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  • The Students Every Day of the Week
    May 20, 2018

    The Students Every Day of the Week

    Doo Wop Groups The Students formed in Cincinnati in 1956. The members included Leroy King, Dorsey Porter, Roy Ford, John Bolden, Richard Johnson, and guitarist Ralph Byrd. Their songs "I'm So Young" and "Every Day of the Week" became doo wop classics. Both were written by fellow Cincinnatian William…

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  • "Sally Go Round the Roses" by The Jaynetts
    May 19, 2018

    Sally Go Round the Roses by The Jaynetts

    R&B The story behind this golden oldie has a somewhat convoluted history. "Sally Go 'Round the Roses" was written by Lona Stevens, who was the wife of Abner Spector an A&R man and producer for Chess Records, and Zelma "Zell" Sanders, a Bronx native who owned the J&S record label. J&S recorded…

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  • Elvis Presley in Jailhouse Rock
    May 17, 2018

    Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley

    The film Jailhouse Rock premiered on October 17, 1957, in Memphis, Tennesse. The movie went nationwide a little bit later on November 8, 1957. However, the single  of Elvis Presley singing "Jailhouse Rock" came out a little bit earlier on September 24, 1957, to build excitement. The song “Jailhouse Rock” was…

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