Today’s Yesterday’s

August 18, 2021

3 Days Of Peace and Music = Woodstock

Hard to believe that this year marks the 52th anniversary of Woodstock, heralded as the forerunner of the term ‘rock festival.’ Held on Max Yasgur’s farm […]
August 12, 2021

Let’s salute – National Vinyl Record Day!

I’ll go ‘on the record’ here, as a serious record collector since 1961 (at age of four), it all started on Christmas day, with a record […]
August 4, 2021

Dick Clark – 1957: Bandstand goes national !

We’re goin’ hoppin!’… on August 5, 1957, the TV show AMERICAN BANDSTAND, with host Dick Clark, went into national syndication, emanating from WFIL in Philadelphia PA. […]
July 28, 2021

Hushabye – book chronicles The Mystics

One of the most fondly recalled songs of the late 1950s, was “Hushabye,” and the group that crooned that one single word, was THE MYSTICS a […]
July 21, 2021

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy, Days of … ‘Hot Dogs!’

Growing up in the 1950s-70s, we just couldn’t wait for summer fun, and those family picnics. Just think of the charcoal smell from the grill, and […]
July 14, 2021

Get Hip – with Philco’s ‘Hip Pocket’ record player!

The year was 1967, and for a short time, the fine folks at Philco, came up with a new technology for us to listen to our […]
June 30, 2021

Music in the key of Liberty

June 21, 2021

Art Laboe & those ‘Oldies But Goodies!’

June 15, 2021

Sound of the Carolinas – Beach Music

When in N. Myrtle Beach SC., just say the words ‘beach music,’ and immediately you’ll hear mentions of acts such as The Swingin’ Medallions, The Tams, […]
June 8, 2021

The Vinyl Countdown – Record Store Day

Since 2007, with a renewed fan base of music collectors and listeners, seeking out their quests in the form of vinyl, RECORD STORE DAY has been […]
June 1, 2021

Answer Songs of The 1950s & 60s

May 24, 2021

Crazy Man Crazy – The Bill Haley Story