Old Time Rock n Roll is the largest oldies podcast in the world today. Over 3.3 million listeners have enjoyed the huge library of tunes. Host Lee Douglas uses his personal 125,000 song library to spin the classics,as well as the obscure songs of the 50's,60's and early 70's. Whether its doo wop, rockabilly, Rhythm and Blues or pop, Old Time Rock n Roll has it all. Listen and be transported back to a time when the biggest problem we had was getting a date for Saturday night.
Once a year Lee dusts out his vault for his one and only Doo Wop show of the year. This week 20 absolutely obscure classics plus the top 25 Doo Wop hits of all time. Two hours of solid 50's and early 60's music from the dawn of Rock n Roll.
Many Country legends started their careers as Rock n Roll singers, Some Rock n Roll singers had more country in their souls and crossed over with country sounds, They all came together to give birth to our music.
One of the mainstays of early rock and country music in the 1950's were the train songs. Tonight a retrospective of the music and singers who took us on a journey via those very special "TRACKS" (Pun intended)
Lee takes a look back at the songs and singers that he didn't care for in the 50's and 60's and how through the ensuing years has changed his mind about the. A treasure trove of real hits from the superstars of rock n roll that just originally didn't tickle his fancy,.
Every singers life has a beginning, a high point and an end. Here are the Superstars of the 1950's and 1960's. Their first record , their biggest hit and their last charted single. This may be the first show of its kind ever done.
No this is not a Doo Wop Group from the 50's just two hours of songs about the five things that we all do daily. See, Taste, touch, hear and smell. Are there really any songs about smells? Find out on this weeks Old Time Rock n Roll.
The List has been completed and all original songs that we could find of big hits have been used. Here are 20 Plus classic 1950's and 1960's million sellers and bonafide hits and the original recordings that first broke on the record buying public.
This weeks show will both challenge and surprise you as Lee goes back into his vault to play early songs of rocks first wave of stars,
But this time he has thrown in some really easy ones, so you won't get frustrated. So join in on the fun and take the guess Who ? challenge.
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Show # 869: The Rest of the Story.
Facts and stories of well known songs, singers and myths today the truth behind those stories along with some great tunes of the 50's and early 60's
Show # 864: The Not so Average Christmas show
Christmas songs Think you heard them all? Tonight Lee presents long forgotten classics by well known stars of the early 50's plus some unknown gems and some extra big hits thrown in for good measure.In an extended Old Time Rock n Roll Christmas special.
Show # 855: 12th Anniversary Show - Old Time Rock n Rock Roll
On October 6th 2006 Lee Douglas armed with poor equipment and 120,000 songs in his library began Old Time Rock n Roll to fill the void left by apathetic Oldies stations and places where Oldies had been completely forgotten and ignored.. So today we celebrate the completion of our 12th year and the start of Lucky year 13. Tonight a show full of surprise songs, Guess who artists and should a been hits as well as classic favorites.
Show # 841: Tops of Pops and Follow Up Flops Listener's Choice Show: Big hits from 50's and 60's singers but the follow up songs didn't make the charts at all. One hit wonders? Sometimes Yes and sometimes No. Our Guest producer Ron Torland.
Who were the youngest musical prodigies to have major hits? Tonight you will find out Who was the youngest singer to have a number one song ?? Tonight you will know. Who was the youngest recording artists? You'll know this week. NOTE: Michael Jackson will not appear on this list by design.
Tired of the same holiday tunes year after year. well rejoice as Lee presents y=two hours of mostly unheard songs from some of the legends in the business as well as some obscure songs from the 1950's. Our holiday gift to you.
Two hours of never heard before sounds of the 50's and 60's revolving around Halloween, Monsters and ghouls. This week we dug deep into the basement to unearth these phantom songs that have been lost for ages.
Calls from listeners plus a highlih=ghted interview wit Author Jim Cosby, who wrote a book on the origins of rock n roll, conversation with Johnny Petillo who presently works with Tony Orlando and the Duprees plus music from the 60's and 60's.
The music of Chuck Berry. Nowhere else will you hear the hits, the misses, the blues songs, the instrumentals, his calypso songs and his very first recordings. A two hour special saluting the late Chuck Berry.
A salute to those singers who passed in 2016. Unfortunately due to early recording date for this podcast, Debbie Reynolds was not able to be included. She will be remembered by Lee later on this month.
Here it is.Our only Guess who show of the year. Get out a paper and pen and get ready to see if you can name the superstar singers singing their earliest songs. How oldies savvy are you? We'll find out tonight.
Eric Troyer, member of The Orchestra who is lead vocalist and keyboardist for The Orchestra, which contains members of the Original Electric Light Orchestra and ELO II will join Lee for an Interview and samples of ELO's great music.
This very strange iedea was the brainchild of listene Paul Griesbaum. Hi picked out from the last 731 shows songs and intros he particularly liked, recorded them and sent them to Lee to put together into a show where he wouldn't have to do anything. ( Fat Chance) So here are the results. Two hours of great classic music from the 50's and 60's.