On the 41st year of Elvis Presley’s passing, I have fond memories of him in the 1950s. My friends and I thought he was the coolest looking guy with the long sideburns and he wore his collar up and dressed unlike anyone on the scene at the time!
It was amazing to see him perform on the Ed Sullivan show and the girls loved him and the guys wanted to be like him! What great songs he sang like, I’m All Shook up, Don’t be Cruel, Love Me Tender, and more.
It was Elvis that got me more interested in wanting to play a guitar and make music, he woke us up and rocked us with more great music from him early films like, Love Me Tender, Loving You, Jailhouse Rock, King Creole, the list goes on. You can listen to Elvis on the Jukebox There are a number of his great hits there.
Yes Elvis began it all for me and many more at the time! When I think back to there was some great music made then by many great stars like Buddy Holly, and many groups who were rocking back then! Thanks for the great music Elvis!
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Elvis 1957 Concert poster
Concert Poster 1950s
Shea Stadium Concert Poster 1965
These posters were hanging from the walls around the whole diner.
Rock Around The Clock!
I added the following songs to the Jukebox, Silhouttes by The Rays, It’s in His Kiss by Betty Everett, Little Star by The Elegants, Sweet Talking Guy by The Chiffons, Duke Of Earl by Gene Chandler.
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rock n roll on the jukebox
New Songs added to the Jukebox!
Since I don’t have You, by the Skyliners, Oh What a Night by the Dells, Tonite Tonite by the Mello-Kings, Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis, Oh Boy by Buddy Holly, Come Softly by The Fleetwoods, Johhny B Goode by Chuck Berry, Sea of of of Love by Phil Phillip, Charlie Brown by the Coasters.
I’ll be adding the number one hits of the 1950’s from Billboard.
Songs that Reached number one by Artist(s)
Single Record labels and Weeks at number one.
January 7, 1950 Gene Autry “Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer”
January 14, 1950 The Andrews Sisters “I Can Dream, Can’t I”
February 11, 1950 The Ames Brothers “Rag Mop”
February 18, 1950 Red Foley “Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy”
March 18, 1950 Teresa Brewer “Music! Music! Music!”
April 15, 1950 Eileen Barton “If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d’ve Baked a Cake”
National (local); Mercury (nationwide)
April 29, 1950 Anton Karas “The Third Man Theme”
July 15, 1950 Nat King Cole “Mona Lisa”
August 19, 1950 Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers “Goodnight Irene”♪ (1950)
November 18, 1950 Sammy Kaye “Harbor Lights”
December 2, 1950 Phil Harris “The Thing”
December 30, 1950 Patti Page “The Tennessee Waltz”
I’ll be adding more over time.
Rock N Roll
I added some more great music to the jukesbox from, Dion and the Belmonts, The Shannri-Las, and the Everly Brothers!
I added a few songs from the 1960’s some were recorded live as well I added the thr Supremes, the Chiffons, Martha and the Vandelas and of couse the Beatles! I’ll be adding more over time they’re playing on the Jukebox.. Peace out!
Don and Phil Everly were a big part of the 50’s rock and roll music! I remember songs like: All I have to do is dream, Wake up little Susie and more. What great voices they had and Love their songs today!