In a sunny October, 58 years later: Marilyn Monroe and Queen Elizabeth (both 30 at the time) meet at a movie premier in London – October 1956 (Reddit.com). Angelina Jolie is presented with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George by Queen Elizabeth   Read More …

At the height of his fame, John Lennon would reminisce about the Liverpool pubs he loved as a young lad. Here are the four Liverpool pubs John loved: 1. The Grapes, Mathew Street The Grapes is a compact pub in the narrow City Centre alley called Mathew Street. Today, the cobbled pathway is legendary, but   Read More …

Name: Irina Age: 28 Occupation: Marketer City: NY   What music decade do you prefer? Mostly ’80s Do you ever find yourself listening to ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s music? Yes! Can you please name the first band from these decades that pops into your mind right now? Jackson 5 Do you have a favourite oldies   Read More …

Name: Charlotte Fontaine – The Fontaines Age: 19 Occupation: Singer – Songwriter City: Los Angeles   What music decade do you prefer? 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Do you ever find yourself listening to ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s music? Sure Can you please name the first band from these decades that pops into your mind right now? 50’s- The Platters; 60’s-   Read More …

The new section of OldiesMusicBlog.com – Oldies Chat – begins today with a vintage-flavoured girl whose birthday is just now. This section will present mini-interviews about oldies music & times with enchanting people. Name: Roxana Diba, better known as Dibette Age: 26 years old Occupation: PR specialist City: Bucharest   What music decade do you prefer? It’s   Read More …

On August 22nd, 1969, two days after their final recording session, the Beatles gathered at Tittenhurst Park, where John Lennon and Yoko Ono resided, for a photo shoot they didn’t realize would be their last — an instance of those bittersweet “unknown lasts” that wedge themselves between our lived experience and our memory, sometimes violently   Read More …

FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Seriespresents American pop band The Beach Boys on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 8AM/ET. America’s first pop band to reach the 50-year milestone, The Beach Boys will discuss their tour schedule and perform the music that has become the world’s soundtrack to summer.

I thank Bill Medley after finishing the last page of his memoir. For letting me gain a little more self-confidence, ambition and determination. For sharing his lifelong experience with simplicity and sincerity. For being genuinely kind by writing in his preface:“Thanks for investing a piece of your life in learning about mine”. No, I thank   Read More …

… maybe the same musical decade, being part of the British Invasion, or maybe some music compositions, but they definitely have in common a vividly talented red-haired girl: Jane Asher. Jane Asher is an English actress, author and entrepreneur. In 1963, Asher interviewed the Beatles and began a five-year relationship with Paul McCartney, to whom she   Read More …

Let’s travel back in time to find out the history of rock music. There is no particular singer, song, band, or event with which we can associate the birth of rock music. However, we find that it started to gain popularity by the end of 1940s. During the time when jazz and R&B groups were   Read More …

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