Take a break from the conservative insanity and remember that we have, if just a bit, evolved over the years. (Vintage Videos)
In our continuing quest to to find out why the GOP wants to bring us all back to the 1950s, let's spend this minute with The Beaver's mom.
The GOP loves the 1950s. Partly because this was the extent of energy conservation.
In our quest to discover why the GOP wants to bring us back to the 1950s ... well, here's one reason from Ozzie and Harriet.
(Birdland on 52nd Street - A hotbed of Jazz activity in the 1950s) A live set from July 3, 1952 featuring Arnett Cobb and his Orchestra and The George Shearing Quintet at Birdland on 52nd Street in New York. NBC radio, throughout the 1940s
(Clifford Brown - one of the brightest lights in Jazz, gone all too soon) I originally ran this in 2009 as a Nights At The Roundtable special. But it's such a special and rare recording I thought I would re-run it again in case you missed it
(Teenage gang members of the 1950s - West Side Story for real) One of the upshots of the leaps in technology of the 1950s was the tape recorder - yes, that strange contraption with reels, part of that substrata lovingly referred to as
Nights At The Roundtable - continuing our tour around Christmas songs, I thought I would include one from the Doo-Wop period of rock n' roll. I don't really know about The Voices, other than they were a Los Angeles outfit originally on Cash Records.
Newstalgia Pop Chronicles - Eddie Fisher (1928-2010) - Teen idol before the wave of Elvis Presley. His popular radio program Coke Time from May 1954.
I've always admired Howard Zinn, but it seems the radical historian wasn't all that popular with the FBI. Via Raw Story: On Friday, the FBI rel
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