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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February 18, 2016
Chatty Cathy Doll

Chatty Cathy Doll

Trivia The Chatty Cathy doll was a popular toy in the late 50s and into the 60s. The term Chatty Cathy has even entered our culture and […]
August 18, 2014
"The Blob" theme song by The Five Blobs, Burt Bacharach and Mack David

The Blob Trivia and Music

Entertainment History The horror sci-fi film The Blob (1958) is part of the fun of the doo-wop era. Coming in on a meteor that hits the […]
July 3, 2014
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Daily Doo Wop Trivia Q and A

Entertainment Trivia In what TV Western did the main character throw his rifle to the deputy during the opening of the show? The answer is The […]