Monthly Archives: April 2019


Today is cloudy and cold,

The man, he feels old…

His beloved hurts

What could be worse,

Her spirit and his nosedive.

Jonathan Caswell


Retro Dee Reviews: Elvis Live 1955 – The Hayride Shows


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Hey there folks and Welcome to yet another new section of Retro Dee’s Guide To The Best Era Ever!

In this section I will be reviewing music albums. I hope this will help other retro fans who are looking to add to their CD collection. Maybe it will reveal that an album is just what you’re looking for. Or maybe it will show you that it’s just not your cup o’ tea.

So to buy or not to buy? Let’s have a look at this entry of “Retro Dee Reviews”!

Disclaimer: These reviews are my personal, independent opinions and I do not get paid or compensated in any way to endorse anything.

And now…

Retro Dee Reviews:

“Elvis Presley: Live 1955 Hayride Shows” (part of The Magic Collection series by ARC Records)


I came across this rather basic-looking Elvis CD at an Estate Sale. I’ve been going to Flea Markets…

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Update: Retro Dee joins Grooveyard Website!


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Hey there guys and dolls! I have an exciting announcement to make. Retro Dee’s Guide To The Best Era Ever will now have a blog spot on The Grooveyard Official Website at! I will be sharing some of my blogs each Wednesday on their site, so please check it out. And of course, be sure to tune in to The Grooveyard on WCWP 88.1 FM Saturday Nights 7-9 PM (ET) The Grooveyard is my favorite Oldies show and is hosted by D.J. Alan Seltzer who plays all your favorite hits from the 1950’s through the mid 1960’s. Each show has a special theme, a Top Ten Countdown from a specific year and the final hour features The Grooveyard Party Line which plays requests.

I, Retro Dee, would like to thank Alan Seltzer for featuring my blogs on the website of my very favorite radio program!

In this Update…

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Fifties Fashion Fix: Women’s Sweaters of the 50’s!


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Hello mes amies, I’m Retro Dee and once again, Welcome to Fifties Fashion Fix! In this section, we take a look at the charming fashion styles of The Best Era Ever. We look at both vintage pieces and reproductions and where you can find them in today’s market.

In this edition of Fifties Fashion Fix, we will be taking a look at one of the most iconic 1950’s fashion staples: The sweater!

Ladies’ sweaters have always had two purposes: One is to help keep you warm when it gets chilly. Tossing a cardigan on is my favorite way to warm up over a blouse or dress, and it’s easy to remove if you find yourself getting too warm. The second purpose is fashion!  In the 1950’s, sweaters took center-stage in ladies’ fashion. Although sweaters in that era were worn in a most modest manner, they were also worn on the…

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