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Oldies Blog

Oldies Blog

Thanks for visiting our little corner of the world. We hope to interest you with posts about oldies music, the related news scene and more. Look for guest posters and their insights of the great music of yesteryear.

movements that mattered

Watch 5 historical movements that mattered

The beginning of the 1960's was seen by many as the advent of a golden age. With John Kennedy as the new, charismatic president,...

T Rex and Tainted Love: Trailblazer Gloria Jones recounts her days...

T Rex and Tainted Love: Trailblazer Gloria Jones recounts her days as a member of T Rex, partner of Marc Bolan and her...

Let’s Groove: Earth Wind & Fire. A look at a...

Let's Groove: Earth Wind & Fire. A look at a group who embraced all races, breaking down racial barriers with a rich...

Let’s Groove: Earth Wind & Fire. A look at a...

Let's Groove: Earth Wind & Fire. A look at a group who embraced all races, breaking down racial barriers with a rich...

Cloud 9: A look at the work of producer/writer Norman Whitfield,...

Following the lead of Jimi Hendrix in psychedelic rock, in the late 1960s psychedelia began to have a widespread impact on African American...

Cloud 9: A look at the work of producer/writer Norman Whitfield,...

Following the lead of Jimi Hendrix in psychedelic rock, in the late 1960s psychedelia began to have a widespread impact on African American...
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The Number One Hits of the Fifties

The top hits of the 50s SONG ARTIST CHART DEBUT DATE Blue Tango Leroy Anderson And His "Pops" Concert Orchestra 12/29/1951 Be My Love Mario Lanza 12/16/1950 Love Letters In The Sand Pat Boone 5/6/1957 Because Of You Tony Bennett 6/23/1951 Running...

Come Together: Part III of the history of the Beatles, told...

The Beatles were the greatest and most influential act of the rock era, and introduced more innovations into popular music than any...

Come Together: Part II of the history of the Beatles, told...

The Beatles were the greatest and most influential act of the rock era, and introduced more innovations into popular music than any...

Come Together: Part I of the history of the Beatles, told...

The Beatles were the greatest and most influential act of the rock era, and introduced more innovations into popular music than any...

Everyday People: The story of Sly & the Family Stone –...

Formed in 1967, Sly & the Family Stone was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music which greatly...

Everyday People: The story of Sly & the Family Stone –...

Formed in 1967, Sly & the Family Stone was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music which greatly influenced the...

Reach Out: The story of The Four Tops, Motown’s biggest selling...

From Detroit, Michigan, The Four Tops helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s, establishing the Motown Sound around the world during...

Reach Out: The story of The Four Tops, Motown’s biggest selling...

From Detroit, Michigan, The Four Tops helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s, establishing the Motown Sound around the world during...

Reach Out: The story of The Four Tops, Motown’s biggest selling...

From Detroit, Michigan, The Four Tops helped to define the city's Motown sound of the 1960s, establishing the Motown Sound around the world during...

Everyday People: The story of Sly & the Family Stone –...

Formed in 1967, Sly & the Family Stone was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music which greatly...
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