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It has been more than forty years since I first listened to and purchased the first of the many Moe Bandy classics. To hear Moe Bandy sing is to hear all that is right and good in country music.
Any Jerry Lee Lewis biography will show Lewis as a huge Rock-n-roll legend, but he could sing country better than 90% of Nashville's best. Jerry Lee Lewis understood pure traditional country music.
The early 60's was still somewhat a time of innocence. The Angels sang of true love, dreamy boys, heartbreak, crying, and vengeance. They sang that vengeful song "My boyfriends back" with a passion.
The Tammy movie song lyrics was written by Ray Evans, published in 1957 and debuted in the film "Tammy and the Bachelor." It was the #1 song in September 1957.
The Eddie My Love oldies music lyrics was written by Teen Queens brother, Aaron Collins. Here is the story of this 60-year-old teen ballad, the two sisters who sang the song and their tragic ending.
As countless broken-hearted teenage girls cried into their pillows listening to the song "Maybe," one of the first of the girl groups, the Chantels, delivered an exciting sound in 1958.
This Devil or Angel Oldies Music Lyrics page is written about my favorite Bobby Vee classic oldies cover song that charted #6 on Billboard's Top 100 in 1960.
The Guitar man oldies music lyrics was written by Jerry Reed, a song Elvis heard on the radio and was determined to record it. This is how it happened.
The Party Doll oldies music lyrics was written by Buddy Knox and Jimmy Bowen. This is the story of the sounds these historically important figures created during the early days of Rock and Roll.
Few songs remain so enduring and haunting as the 1961 No. 1 hit, "Runaway." Written by Del Shannon and his keyboardist, Max Crook, it outlines in tear-streaked detail a guy who's lost his girl.
It was late 1957 when The Royal Teens released their first big hit. The #3 song co-writer would later write songs for and become a member of "The Four Seasons." Read their remarkable story.
The Earth Angel oldies music lyrics was the first of the ultra-romantic ballads that struck the nerve of teens all across America. Here's the story of this 60 year old classic from 1954.
You Were Mine oldies music lyrics was written by Paul Giacalone. Read my story how a teenage crush inspired this 19 year old to create a memorable love song listened to by millions world wide.
Frankie Avalon Oldies Music Lyrics takes you back to 1959 and Frankie's #1 song, Venus. The song remained at the top of the Hot 100 Billboard charts for five weeks.
It was 1959. Skip and Flip were singing "It Was I" on this 45rpm record and you were hanging out with your cool friends at one of those Friday night school dances fifty years ago.
Thanks for an excellent musical experience. I found your website by accident and just kept enjoying one classic after another. Great job! Like yourself, I am still enjoying my vinyl collection. We share many of the same favorite artists. Regards,
Jim Miles, Germantown, MD
Congratulations on an outstanding site. I am from the old school. I was 13 when Rock & Roll erupted in 1955. I would literally run home from school to watch Bandstand every day. I lived outside Philly and grew up with all the Philadelphia music scene and its performers. Keep up the good work and I thank you for your time and effort in keeping the old vinyl music alive for us and future generations.
Bill Moore (retired)
Connie Francis is NOT in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. How ridiculous is that?
"Poor Little Fool" song writer claimed Ricky ruined her song. Read the story here.
The real "Little Deuce Coupe" story with great video. Read more.
Danny, great going with your site. I will be visiting often. I have all of my dad's LPs and several of my own, so your site is of special interest to me.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Hottest rockabilly ever performed in one setting! Watch as Carl Perkins sings rockabilly songs with George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and others. Read more...
The song "True Love Ways" was recorded in the presence of Buddy's wife, and should be appreciated for the impact of this great song, and the love that inspired it. Read the story here.
Why did Patsy dislike the song "Crazy" when she first heard it? Read more.
"Looking For An Echo" is street corner music with soul. A time when the ability to sing was mandatory. Read more.