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.

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March 5, 2015
Roy Rogers and Trigger made many Westerns together on film and TV

Roy Rogers and Trigger

Classic TV and Films Where would the movies the movies and television of the 1950s be without a mention of Roy Rogers and Trigger? The talented, […]
April 22, 2014

Thinking About Paul Winchell

Entertainment Personalities Ventriloquist, actor, and inventor Paul Winchell, who stuttered as a child, not only created and starred in his own shows, such as “The Paul […]
September 3, 2013
Search for Tomorrow title screen

Search for Tomorrow and Mary Grace Canfield

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