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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  • Del Shannon Runaway
    April 26, 2018

    Del Shannon Runaway

    Rock n Roll Del Shannon wrote and recorded “Runaway” with keyboardist Max Crook. It’s a song about a broken relationship, as the singer wonders why she ran away from him. “Runaway” became a number one hit and a timeless rock and roll classic, going to #1 on the Billboard…

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  • Bruce Channel "Hey! Baby"
    April 26, 2018

    Bruce Channel Hey Baby

    Pop Tunes Bruce Channel teamed up with good friend Margaret Cobb to write “Hey! Baby” in 1959. The doo wop group The Ban-Lons recorded it in 1959 (and there are various theories as to whether Channel sang lead on that recording).  Channel performed the song for a few years,…

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  • Sam Cooke Having a Party
    April 26, 2018

    Sam Cooke Having a Party

    Soul Music Oh yeah, Mr. DJ, keep those records playing. The song was written by Sam Cooke and released in 1962 with "Bring It On Home to Me" on the B-Side. It went to #17 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #4 on the R&B Chart.  Evidently, the…

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  • Brian Hyland Sealed with a Kiss
    April 25, 2018

    Brian Hyland Sealed with a Kiss

    Pop Music Among some of the favorite golden oldies are the songs of the handsome Brian Hyland. His music is said to have defined the “puppy-love” bubble-gum sound of the early 1960s. Hyland came from Woodhaven in Queens, New York. As a child he loved music; he played the clarinet…

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  • "Deep Purple" by Nino Tempo and April Stevens
    April 25, 2018

    Deep Purple by Nino Tempo and April Stevens

    Pop Music It is not unusual in this first era of rock and roll to look at songs from earlier decades in a new way. It gives new sparkle to golden oldies. One such example is "Deep Purple" by Nino Tempo and April Stevens. Peter DeRose wrote “Deep Purple”…

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