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Old Time Rock n Roll is the largest oldies podcast in the world today. Over 2.3 million listeners have enjoyed the huge library of tunes. Host Lee Douglas uses his personal 120,000 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, Rythym 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.

Episode Date
Show # 901: Listener's Choice D|J Challenge Show
In this special Listener's Choice show Zach Nadel Challenges Lee to have , find and play some rare covers of famous songs. Does Lee have them all or does he finally go down in defeat?
Sep 13, 2019
Show # 900: Variety Special
Once in a while we take a break from our themed shows and just play a random selection of songs. A perfect blend of 50's and early 60's hits from artists like Bobby Darin, Bill Haley, Carl Perkins, Connie Francis and a host of your favorites,
Sep 07, 2019
Sow # 899: A September to Remember
A month full of musical history as we explore the happenings in 50's and 60's rock n roll during the month of September. Important dates, birthdays, deaths anything important in our music during the month of September this week on Old Time Rock n Roll/
Aug 30, 2019
Show # 898: Summer In The City : August 27, 1962
The final episode of our summer series detailing the top hits in New York City for the week of August 27th 1962
Aug 24, 2019
Show # 897: Summer in the City August 20, 1961
The next to last episode in our summer series of the 40 hits in NYC, 58 years ago.
Aug 17, 2019
Show # 897: Summer in the City August 20, 1961
The next to last episode in our summer series of the 40 hits in NYC, 58 years ago.
Aug 17, 2019
Show # 896: Summer in the City : August 13, 1960
Continuation of our summer series the top hits in NYC on this week 60 years ago
Aug 09, 2019
Show # 896: Summer in the City : August 13, 1960
Continuation of our summer series the top hits in NYC on this week 60 years ago
Aug 09, 2019
Show # 895: Summer in the City: August 6th 1959
The top 40 Songs of that week 60 years ago in NYC.
Aug 03, 2019
Show # 894: Summer in the City: Week of July 29, 1958
Our summer series continues with the top 40 hits that were popular in New York City 61 years ago.
Jul 26, 2019
Show # 893 Summer in the City July 22, 1957l
Our summer series continues with the hot hits of the summer July 22nd 62 years ago.
Jul 19, 2019
Show # 892: Salute to the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing
On July 20, 1969 three brave astronauts did the impossible, they traveled to and landed on the moon. Tonight, thanks to the generosity of Bruce Stein this Listener's Choice show takes us through 20 years of songs about the moon.
Jul 12, 2019
Old Time Rock n Roll Call-In special
Bi-annual call in show. Ask questions pertaining to the music of the 50's and 60's and Old Time Rock n Roll's weekly podcasts. No music on this show.
Jul 10, 2019
Show # 891: Summer in the City- July 7, 1956
The Top songs of the week on a hot and sticky week of July 7, 1956 in New York City
Jul 05, 2019
Show # 890: Welcome to Jimmy n Johns
Whats on the menu tonight; the best Jimmy and John songs and singers of the 1950's and 1960's, This is a Listener's choice show Thanks to Phyllis Horowitz.
Jun 27, 2019
Show # 889: The Billy Bob Show
It's the Billy Bob Show starring Billy Bob. Not this time, this Listeners Choice show from Listener Phyllis Horowitz centers around the superstar singers and songs that have been blessed with the name or title; Bill, Billy or Bob and Bobby.
Jun 21, 2019
Show # 888: Variety is the spice of Life
This month instead of Roulette, Lee presents some selected favorites from the 50's and 60's. A really great mix of what you like from OTRNR.
Jun 14, 2019
Show # 699 : I Dreamed I sounded like Elvis
A look at the artists that truly sounded like Elvis and because of that never made a splash in the music business. add some true Elvis recordings make for a great two hours
Jun 08, 2019
Show # 887: Night of the Working Stiffs
Sounds like a horror story, and to many listeners it is. This is our salute to the workers of the world
Jun 07, 2019
Show # 887: Hello Dolly
A triple play today playing the classic and not so well remembered Doll and Dolly songs, An interview from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee about the incredible 50's and 60's musical stage show "Dreamland Drive-In" now in its 13th year at Dollywood, and a special look at Dolly Parton's early career at Monument Records when they tried to package Dolly as a Rock n Roll/pop singer.
Jun 01, 2019
Show # 885 FINAL FIX
The beleaguered Doo Wop show has now been fixed with all songs included and repeats which somehow replicated some songs are deleted. Please re-listen and hopefully enjoy.
May 27, 2019
Show # 884: Country Cousins
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.
May 17, 2019
Show # 883: All aboard !
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)
Apr 26, 2019
Show # 882: These Shoulda Been Hits
A great look into the 1950's with a group of songs that Lee believes should have been a hit record. Nut for one reason or another never got the chance to be heard. This week, they will.
Apr 19, 2019
Show # 881: Top 40 Novelty Records of the 50;s and early 60's
The most popular novelty records according to sales and jukebox plays might surprise you, but here they are; some very well known, some more obscure than you might think.
Apr 12, 2019
Show # 880: Looking Back
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,.
Apr 05, 2019
Show # 879: The Superstars, Their First, Biggest and Last
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.
Mar 29, 2019
Show # 878: The Five Senses
Nope, this is not a Doo Wop group from the 1950's. Two hours of classic songs from our era about the five things we do every day. Touch, see, hear, taste and smell. Are there really any songs about smells? Find out on this weeks edition of Old Time Rock n Rol.
Mar 23, 2019
Show # 877: The Last of the Originals
Finally we have reached the end of our research project with the last batch of uncovered songs that spawned some of the big hits of the 50's and 60's. This is the last of the originals shows.
Mar 16, 2019
Show # 876: Young at Heart
Songs about youth and its trials and tribulations.
Mar 09, 2019
Show # 875: Guess Who ? The Easy Ones
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.
Mar 01, 2019
Show # 874: Doom and Gloom
Misery Loves Company...Right? Well join these hit makers (and sometimes not) with some of the most depressing but famous classic hits of the 50's and 60's
Feb 22, 2019
Show # 873: Before I grow too Oldl
As Lee celebrates his birthday we salute all those great Old "OLD" songs.
Feb 16, 2019
Show # 872: Revenge of the Chickens
Well once a year we get real crazy, so this week we found enough songs about Chickens to fill two hours. Here for the first time ever "The Revenge of the Chickens"
Feb 09, 2019
Show # 871: Rockin Roulette: The Blues
From our extensive Blues library we let the computer take over and chose the songs. Lee has just one song lengthto find something to say about the song.
Feb 01, 2019
Show Live update - Old Time Rock n Roll
Jan 30, 2019
Show # 870:: The Crying Game
This months Listeners Choice Show takes a good look at some of the all time great crying records. So take out your most absorbent tissues and listen.
Jan 25, 2019
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
Jan 19, 2019
Show # 868: AN AT O MY: :
The Foot bone's connected to the Ankle bone and so on on this special edition of Old Time Rock n Roll.
Jan 11, 2019
Show # 867: Rockin' Roulette 2019
Round and round it goes what will be played no one knows
Jan 04, 2019
Show # 866: The Magic Touch
Well presto change o. Two hours of your favorite and some unheard magic songs of the magical decades of the 50's and 60's.
Dec 28, 2018
Show # 865: Ghosts of Christmas shows Past.
Some great moments and songs from 12 years of Christmas Specials.
Dec 21, 2018
Show # 864: The Not so Average Christmas show
Christmas songs Think you heard them all? Tonight 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.
Dec 14, 2018
Show # 863: Listener's Choice: On the Outside Looking In :The Instrumentals
Earlier this fall we presented the top forty Instrumentals as voted by listeners over the years. Here are 40 plus more classic instrumentals that never made the list. Never the less these songs have etched their way into the memories of our listeners. This Listener's Choice show presented by Sam Billante.
Dec 08, 2018
Show # 862 : Jungle Jam
Its the deepest part of the jungle where all the songs about jungle animals, Tarzan and King Kong reside. Enjoy this lighthearted show of classics and obscure songs.
Nov 29, 2018
Show # 861: November's Blast from the Past
Two shows from the early days of Old Time Rock n Roll. Many have never been on Talkshoe before.
Nov 23, 2018
Show # 860: Dance Crazy
Listeners Choice: Listener Sam Billante suggested this theme of the greatest Dance crazes of the 1950's and 1960's.
Nov 08, 2018
Show # 859: Listener's Choice: Dance Dance Dance
Part One of this two Part Dance retrospective. This week; Songs about Dancing in the 1950's and 60's
Nov 02, 2018
Show # 858: Halloween Havoc
Two hours of unheard Halloween classics from the 50's and 60's
Oct 26, 2018
Show # 857: So's your old man!
When worlds fail Sometimes these songs do the trick. The other side of the love songs. The Insult, the tease, the downright rude.Have fun with these classic hits.
Oct 19, 2018
Show # 856: Listener's Choice Show: Sailing
Get your Dramamine and your water wings and join us for a two hour sea cruise courtesy of Larry Mims.
Oct 11, 2018
Show # 855: 12th Anniversary Show - Old Time Rock n 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 forgotten.. 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.
Oct 05, 2018
Show # 854: Music Music Music:
This show was recorded over two years ago and somehow got lost and was never released. It has been rerecorded and put on the schedule,. Enjoy two hours of classic oldies.
Sep 28, 2018
Show # 853 : Truly Original
Another in our series of Originals shows. Here are some of the top songs of the 1950's and 1960's and paired with them are the original recordings that spawned them. Brook Benton, Wilson Pickett,Gerry and the Pacemakers, Elvis, The Platters, Johnny Cash and many more, this week on Old Time Rock n Roll.
Sep 21, 2018
Show # 852 The Top 40 Instrumentals Revisited
Almost ten years ago we did a survey of our listeners to find the top instrumentals of all time. This this two show top 50 plus extras show has gone by the wayside . This week I have decided to revisit this list and redo the top 40. Later on in the year we will do a new survey and see if in the last ten years our musical tastes have changed then do a show on this.
Sep 14, 2018
Show # 851 - Bits and Pieces
A liile of this aand a little of that topped with some more. Tonight Doo Wop, rockabilly, pop, blue, just about all the types of songs heard in the 1950's and 1960's,
Sep 07, 2018
Show # 850: Listener's Choice Show: WHEELS
Listener Sam Billante suggested this compilation of the greatest Car Songs ever recorded all in one place. From the 50's and 60's.
Aug 31, 2018
Show # 849: The Hits That Time Forgot -1964
The final part of our Summer Series highlighting fogotten hits from the bottom of the charts. But some might surprise you how high they went.
Aug 24, 2018
Show # 848 - Old Time Rock n Roll-The Hits That Time Forgot 1963
1963's Not so hits that entered at and stayed at the bottom of the top 100 and have since been forgotten.
Aug 17, 2018
Show # 896: Summer in the City : August 13, 1960
Aug 11, 2018
Show #847: The Hits That Time Forgot 1962
More great songs from1962 that didn't quite become the smash successes the artist would have liked, however they did chart either briefly or low on the charts.
Aug 11, 2018
Show # 846: The Hits that Time forgot- 1961
The fifth part of our summer series highlighting top 100 tunes that you and time have forgotten. A massive Guess who challenge is included in the show. Are you up to this one?
Aug 02, 2018
Show # 845: The Hits that Time forgot 1960
Our summer series continues with the forgotten hits of 1960. They all made the charts but most languished in the bottom of the top 100.
Jul 28, 2018
Show # 844: The hits that Time forgot- 1959
The third in our summer series of shows on hits that made the top 100 but are now forgotten. This weeks show has a special Guess who segment.
Jul 21, 2018
Show # 843: The Hits that tIme Forgot 1958
Go back in time for a look into the forgotten hits of 1958. In the second of our summer series.
Jul 14, 2018
Show # 842: The Hits that Time Forgot 1957
Top 100 hit recordings that have been completely forgotten today. From Cashbox and Billboards charts 1957
Jul 08, 2018
Show # 841:Listener's Choice: Tops of Pops and Follow Up Flops
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.
Jun 30, 2018
Show # 840: Age has it's privileges
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.
Jun 23, 2018
Show # 839: Tracks on Tracks
If you think this show is about Trains you are on the right track. Listeners Choice Show courtesy of Bruce Stein.
Jun 16, 2018
Show # 838: Devil or Angel
Mo matter which they are; we love them, we love them, we love them.
Jun 09, 2018
Show # 837: Walking Along
Jun 03, 2018
Show #836: Rockin Roulette May 2018
With 120,000 songs in our library who knows what songs will randomly come up tonight. Not Lee.
May 27, 2018
Show # 835: Listeners Choice: It's all Greek To Me
Listener Alex Hart thought up this theme to do a show on foreign language songs that were big hits in the US in the 1950's and 1960's
May 18, 2018
Show # 834: MAY Be HIts
Yes it's the middle of May coming up and these songs were on the charts each May from 1955-1959
May 11, 2018
Show # 833: The Originals Part 6
Another batch of hit recordings and the originals that spawned that success.
May 04, 2018
Show # 832: Listeners Choice{ NEW FAVORITES PT 2
The 2nd part of this show of classic songs that weren't favorites when originally recorded in the 50's and 60's.
Apr 27, 2018
Show # 831" Listeners Choice: Old Favorites Part Two
Listener Phyllis Horowitz, guest producer lays out another 45 great hits from the 50's and '60's.
Apr 22, 2018
Show # 830: After the one hit wonder
Remember all those great songs from new singers? They had a huge hit and then......You never hear from them again, Tonight you will,
Apr 13, 2018
Show # 829: At the Movies
How many songs could possibly have been recorded in the 50's and 60's about movies ? You'll find out tonight on Old Time Rock n Roll.
Apr 06, 2018
Show # 828: The New Name Game
No Johnny's or Bobby's here some of the more unusual names in song.
Mar 30, 2018
Show # 827 Listeners Choice: Lost Tunes of Our Youth
Guest producer Mick Wood presents classic songs from the 50's and 60's. Many unheard or long forgotten greats.
Mar 23, 2018
Show # 826: Specialty records, The untold story
The hits, the misses, the should have beens. The story told tonight about an unsung hero of Specialty records that helped guide some of the greatest of the specialty artists to greatness
Mar 16, 2018
Show # 825: The Big Hurt
What more can be said Fro Timi Yuro to Toni Fisher and all hurts in between. Two hours of 50's and 60's classics and even a few obscurities thrown in for good measure.
Mar 09, 2018
Show # 824: The Games People Play
It's all Fun and games tonight as Lee presents songs about games and the most important game of all Love.
Mar 02, 2018
Show # 823: Answer Records Discoveries
Some of the greatest hits of the 50's and 60's and the sequel or answer songs are highlighted tonight. some may even surprise you
Feb 23, 2018
Show # 822: Questions and Answers
Two hours of oldies classics. Why, How, What ?????
Feb 16, 2018
Show # 821: Blues in the night
Great R & b and blues singers and legends. The hits and the obscurities.
Feb 08, 2018
Show # 820- New Buried Songs
Classic rock n roll songs, with titles of other songs buried in the tune.
Feb 01, 2018
Some of those old songs that have been forgotten by time but still hold a special place in our memories. Guest Producer Phyllis Horowitz
Jan 26, 2018
Show # 818- Old Favorites Vanity Show
Two hours of some of the top hits of the 1950's and 1960's in a once in year Classic filled all well known songs show.. Guest producer Phyliss Horowitz.
Jan 19, 2018
Show # 817 Guess What I found ?
Some great finds from the deepest recesses of the Old Time Rock n Roll library. Forgotten classics and unheard gems.
Jan 13, 2018
Show # 816: Around the World in 40 songs
More great hits saluting places and cities around the world.
Jan 04, 2018
Show # 815: New Years Newbies
Songs that entered the top 100 for the first time the first week of the New Year from the 1950's - 1960's
Dec 28, 2017
Show # 814: Unheard Christmas
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.
Dec 21, 2017
Show # 813: Ghosts of Songs from Christmases Past
The top songs on Christmas Day each year from 1955-1960.
Dec 14, 2017
Show # 812- December Birthday Babies
The 50's and 60's music stars with birthdays in December are spotlighted.
Dec 08, 2017
Show # 811: The Originals Dec 2017
Hit records by the artist that made it a hit and the original recording of each. Lee has put together another massive group of history making songs.
Dec 05, 2017
Show #811a: Rockin' Roulette November
This show originally was released as Show #811 and subsequently was replaced by the current Show #811.
Nov 26, 2017
Show # 810: The Many Sides of The Fat Man
A two hour salute to the late Fats Domino.From his hits to his piano playing mastery, his country, R&B and Rock n Roll music..
Nov 18, 2017
Show # 809- Fashion Fix
Put on your slue sude shoes or your hihg heel sneakers and dance on down to Fashion Fix as we salute the fashions and fads in clothing in the 1950's and early 1960's
Nov 09, 2017
Show # 808- Just Old time Rock n Roll
This week a blend of 1950's and 1960's hits, classics and obscure sounds from your favorite singers and performers.
Nov 01, 2017
Show # 807: New Halloween Tricks and Treats
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.
Oct 22, 2017
Show # 806: Rockabilly Roots Vanity
Vanity special saluting the rockabilly legends of early rock n roll. With classic hits and obscure surprises.
Oct 14, 2017
Show # 805: You Can't play that on Radio. ANYMORE
Politically Incorrect today, but in the 1950's and 1960's they were hugely popular these are songs that for various reasons are not acceptable in our present climate.
Oct 07, 2017
Show # 804 - 11th Anniversary Special
A Special two hour event celebrating the 11th Anniversary of Old Time Rock n Roll
Sep 29, 2017
Show # 803: Lunar-tics
Songs about the most romantic of places in the universe the moon.
Sep 22, 2017
Show # 802: The Rock n Roll Song Show
All these 50's and 60's classics have Rock n Roll in the title.
Sep 15, 2017
Show # 801: Rockin Roulette Sept 017
Another of our popular series where the computer picks the tunes and Lee talks about them and plays related music, and a salute to Jerry Lewis.
Sep 08, 2017
Show # 800; Our 800th show Special
This week some of the favorite features of listeners. Including Guess who, originals and shoulda' been a hit segments.
Sep 02, 2017
Show # 799: Summer Hits of 1963
Part 8 of our Endless Summer Series concludes with the hits that were popular in the summer of 1963
Aug 25, 2017
Show # 798: The Summer Hits of 1962
The 7th in a series of our 8 Part Endless Summer . Tonight the hit songs of the summer of 1962
Aug 17, 2017
Show # 797: Hits of the Summer of 1961
Part of our Endless summer series highlighting that summers greatest hits.
Aug 10, 2017
Show # 796" Summer Hits of 1960
Our Endless Summer continues with the top hits of the summer of 1960, and some that just made the charts at the end of the season. Relive the summer of 1960.
Aug 03, 2017
Show # 795: Hits of the summer 1959
Part Four of our Endless Summer Series: The big hits of 1959,
Jul 27, 2017
Show # 794: Summer 1958l
Part Three of our Endless Summer. As we present the hits of the summer of 1958
Jul 20, 2017
Show # 793: Summer Songs 1957
Part of our Endless Summer Series. The top hits during the summer of 1957
Jul 14, 2017
Show # 792: Forgotten Summer Somgs
The first of 8 shows in our Endless Summer series.This one will focus on those summer themed songs that didn't make the charts (Most summer songs didn't by the way.)
Jul 08, 2017
Show # 791 - Forgotten hits of 1961
Great memories of one of the pivotal years in Rock history
Jun 30, 2017
Show # 790" With This Ring Part Two
Jun 24, 2017
Show # 789: With This Ring Part One
Vanity Show from Guest Programmer Phyllis Horowitz who picked the Theme of Marriage and Wedding Songs. Classic Love songs from the best in Early Rock n Roll.
Jun 17, 2017
Show # 788: DJ. Challenge and Request Show
Join Lee and special guest Peter Alden as everyone tries to stump Lee and Lee tries to stump Guess Who Maven Peter Alden. Plus listener requests. Two fast moving hours of fun and musical memories,.
Jun 09, 2017
Show # 787: Rockin Roulette's Wheel of Fortune
Two hours of classics, hits and obscure memories picked randomly by the computer
Jun 04, 2017
Show # 786: Thats Not All Folks
A nostalgic look back at the Folk Revival of the mid to late 60's.
May 27, 2017
Show # 785 : May 22 !958 Top 40
Produced just as it might have been done 59 years ago. The top 40 songs of the week as reported by Cashbox Magazine. Replete with news, actual commercials and pick hits of the week.
May 20, 2017
Show # 784: Heart Attack
Classic heart songs from the 50's and 60's. Classic hits and forgotten gems.
May 12, 2017
Show # 783: Famous Firsts
The Historic and sometimes unheard first recordings of the pioneers and legends of rock n roll
May 06, 2017
Show # 782: Semi- Annual Listener Call in show
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.
Apr 29, 2017
Show # 781: Anything Goes
A great variety of 50's and 60's music. From the great hits to the obscure classics.
Apr 21, 2017
Show # 780: More Originals
Another batch of originals discovered.Here are more Golden Hits before they were chart busters by their original artists and for contrast the hit as well.
Apr 15, 2017
Shpw # 779: Bars and Stripes Forever
We know you'll be captivated by this show of songs about prisoners, jail and going afoul of the law.
Apr 07, 2017
Show #778: What Fools These Mortals Be
Our April Fools show this year focuses on songs with fools and foolish in the title rather than novelty songs. From Elvis to the Shirelles.
Apr 01, 2017
Show # 777: CHUCK
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.
Mar 24, 2017
Show # 776: March Mixed Bag
Two hours of great 50's and 60's memories
Mar 18, 2017
Show # 775: The Wildmen of Rock n Roll
These are the men who made rock n roll. the rockabillies, the R & B shouters they are all here.
Mar 11, 2017
Show # 774: And the called it Rock n Roll Part 2
2nd part of this retrospective of musical standards reworked for the new music called Rock n Roll.
Mar 04, 2017
Show # 773: They Called it Rock n Roll?
Vanity show part one. Phylis Horowitz salute to standards in pop music that teens of the 50'ss and 60's adopted as their own.
Feb 25, 2017
Show # 772: Elvis remembered in Song
Two hours of songs about Elvis from the solemn to the ridiculous from the past fifty years
Feb 18, 2017
Show # 771: Happy Birthday
Lees favorite songs in a two hour birthday special.
Feb 11, 2017
Show # 770: Music, Music, Music
Music and Memories. Two hours of solid hits and long forgotten classics.
Feb 05, 2017
Show #W 769: In the Basement
Along with some great hits, a selection of long forgotten classics, that haven't been heard on radio for over 50 years.
Jan 29, 2017
Show # 768" A Little Bit of This & a little bit of that
Two hours of outstanding memories of the 50's and 60's.
Jan 22, 2017
Show # 767: Questions and Answers Show
Listeners pose questions pertaining to oldies music and receive musical answers. Two hours of musical memories.
Jan 15, 2017
Show # 766: Hidden Hits of 1959
A collection of the lesser known hits that managed to skim the Billboard and Cashbox Charts back in 1959.
Jan 08, 2017
Show # 765: Long Black Limousine 2016
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.
Dec 30, 2016
Show # 764: By the numbers
From one to a million and all the digits in between we could find.
Dec 25, 2016
Show # 763:The Many Genres of Christmas
This week we present songs from every genre from the 50's and 60's . Doo Wop, Rockabilly, pop, r&b and novelty to make your spirits bright.
Dec 16, 2016
Show # 762: Crazy Mixed up Blues
Some of the greatest Blues and R&B sounds of the 1950's and 1960's sung by some of the greatest legends of their time.
Dec 11, 2016
Show # 761: The Vanity Show
Show # 761: The Vanity Show Listener Bruce Stein has put together two hours of classic 50's and 60's music crossing many diverse themes.
Dec 04, 2016
Show # 760: The Last originals show
More great hits by both the artists that made them hits and the original recordings. More rock n roll history from the folks at old time rock n roll.
Nov 27, 2016
Show # 759: Is That All There is?
ALL the songs with ALL are ALL here.
Nov 20, 2016
Show # 758: Mixed Bag
Great songs from the 50's and 60's plus an interview with Frankie Valli Tribute Artist, Willie Cintron.
Nov 13, 2016
Show # 757: Vanity Veteran's Day Salute
A salute to our vets.
Nov 06, 2016
Show # 756: GIRL
Some of the biggest hits of the 1950s and 1960's about girls.
Oct 30, 2016
Show # 755: Ghosts of Halloweens Past
The best of ten years of Halloween shows and music.
Oct 25, 2016
Show # 754: Memories
Need more be said.
Oct 16, 2016
Show # 753: Shoulda' Been a Hit
To start off year eleven, Lee presents the top 40 finds that he thought should have been hits back in the 1950's and 1960's.
Oct 09, 2016
We celebrate our tenth anniversary with a special show replete with great music, fond memories, bloopers, weird introductions and more songs from the last ten years.
Oct 02, 2016
Show # 751: GUESS WHO ?
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.
Sep 25, 2016
Show # 750: THE ORIGINALS : T
Some of the biggest hits of the 50's and 60's were popular but not necessarily the first time they had been recorded. Today the hits and the originals on Old Time Rock n Roll.
Sep 18, 2016
show # 749: Crequee Alley
The music made by artists of the early 1960's that affected the lives and music of the era. Much of it started on this tiny island on a tiny street in the Virgin Islands
Sep 11, 2016
Show # 748: NIGHT
The greatest night songs of the 1950's, 1960's and early 70's.
Sep 04, 2016
Show # 747: Jukebox Jive
Two solid hours of musical memories of the first decade of rock n roll. Plus an interesting look at what could be the largest gathering of celebrity impersonators in the world.
Aug 28, 2016
Show # 746: The Life and Times of Timi Yuro
One of the greatest female singers of the 60's, her experiences, her triumphs and her tragedies.
Aug 21, 2016
Show # 745: Size Matters
Does size Matterin Music? For these guys it did. Their descriptive names set them apart from the rest. They were called Big or Little Tiny or Fats. Tonight the music of these legends of rock n roll.
Aug 14, 2016
Show # 744: Mean Woman Blues
They're evil, they cheat, they hurt. The songs of those bad bad women.
Aug 07, 2016
SHOW # 743: Vanity Show THE GIRLS 2 X 20
Part Two of the latest Vanity shows highlighting the female singers of the 50's and 60's. Two of each from twenty of the best.
Jul 31, 2016
Special ELO Revisited Interview
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.
Jul 28, 2016
Show # 742: Guys 2 X 20 Vanity Show
2 songs each from 20 of the top male singers of the 1950's and 1960's for from listener Phyllis Horowitz (Part One)
Jul 24, 2016
Show # 741: Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Jul 17, 2016
Show # 740- Pick Up Show
No not that kind of pick up. Just Two hours of 50's and 60's memories
Jul 10, 2016
Show # 739: Summer Fun
A great special highlighting the greatest hits of summer musical memories of the 1950's and 1960's.
Jul 03, 2016
Show # 738: Rockin' Roulette June 2016
Once again the wheel spins and so do the records.Not even Lee knows whats going to be played tonight.
Jun 26, 2016
Show # 737: Florida Gold
Interesting Vanity show this week about Florida. The singers who call Florida home, those born in and music about the sunshine state
Jun 19, 2016
show # 736: The Weatherman
Classic songs on types of weather. To make your day a sunny one.
Jun 12, 2016
Show # 735: The Originators N-R
Another in our series of hits songs of the 50's and 60's along with the original recordings of those songs that were not so successful
Jun 05, 2016
Show # 734: Instrumentally Speaking
Classic hit Instrumentals from the Goldemn Age of Rock n Roll
May 29, 2016
Show # 733: Little Labels, Big Hits
Some of the best hits of the 50's and 60's came from small independent labels who had more desire and less money than the big labels. Here are just a few and the great hits they produced.
May 21, 2016
Show # 732: Lee Deserves a Break today Vanity show
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.
May 15, 2016
Show # 731: Street Corner Serenade
Our one and only show of the year dedicated to Doo Wop. The vocal blending of voices that caught the imagination of a generation. Classics and Obscurities
May 08, 2016
Show # 730: Rockabilly Fever
It began in the early 50's when country music met R & B and the results sparked a new musical genre. called Roxckabilly.Its uptempo music was the precursor of Rock n Roll
May 01, 2016
Show # 729: We are the 50's
An all 50's salute to the greatest music of the 20th Century.
Apr 24, 2016
Show # 728: The Flip Sides Vanity Show
Remember when we went out and bought a new single? The first thing we did was to play the Flip side. Sometimes we discovered a real gem. Here are the hits and the flips.
Apr 17, 2016
Show # 727: The Originators :I,J,K,L
More original versions of big hit songs, the hits, the history of Rock n Roll's early days.
Apr 10, 2016
Show # 726: Semi Annual call in show
This week listeners call in to ask questions and comment on shows past and future and Lee plays some tunes not often heard on any oldies show. Two interesting and different hours of Old Time Rock n Roll
Apr 03, 2016
Show # 725: APRIL FOOLS
The best of the 50's, 60's and 70's novelty songs to brighten up your week with a belly full of laughs.
Mar 27, 2016
Show # 724: The True Story of Stagger Lee and other songs
Stagger Lee is one of the top 500 most important songs of the 20th Century. Its roots go way back to the early days of our country. The story was true. Tonight the story of that fateful night. What happened to the people involved and the history of the song take front and center stage along with other classics from the 50's and 60's. with
Mar 20, 2016
Show # 723: Blinded by the light
Definitely one of the brightest shows we have ever done.So keep your sunglasses on and listen to 2 hours of great 50's and 60's claassics. You might want to put some sun screen on just to make sure.
Mar 13, 2016
Show # 722: Dancing in the streets Part Two
Two more hours of dances from the 50's and 60's.Don't TWIST that dial.
Mar 06, 2016
Show # 721: Dancing In the Streets
The next two Vanity shows celebrate the songs and dances popular in the 1950's and 1960's
Feb 28, 2016
Show # 720: The race is on
Listen to a fast paced two hours of 50's and 60's songs,
Feb 21, 2016
Show # 719: It's my party ,I'll Play What I want to
It's Lee's birthday and this week he plays his favorites plus popular Birthday songs of the 50's and 60's
Feb 14, 2016
Show # 717: The Originals I- Part One
Our monthly salute to the hits of the 50's and 60's along with the recordings and artists who FIRST made those songs without the success of the later recordings.
Jan 31, 2016
Show # 716: Retro Rockers
Tonight's show highlights the uptempo hits of the 50's and early 60's from some of the most popular singers of our time. Special feature a song written for Elvis but never recorded comes to light for the very first time. Along with the writer, who sang the demo record and a friend of Lee's make this original intent possible.
Jan 24, 2016
Show # 715: Live Performances Vanity Show
Some classic recorded live performances of some of the great legends of rock n roll.. Guest programmer Bruce Stein.
Jan 17, 2016
Show # 714: Originals G-H
Part Two of the Originals this time the songs G-H that didn't make it the first time around. Here we p[lay the hit plus the original recordings. This you won't hear anywhere else.
Jan 09, 2016
Show # 713: Rockin Roulette 2016
Jan 03, 2016
Show # 712: Long Black Limousine
Our annual salute to those performers, singers and writers who passed away during this last year.
Dec 26, 2015
Show # 711: Fan Christmas Vanity Show
Dec 19, 2015
Show # 710: Baby Face
Oh Baby what a selection of songs all revolving around baby.
Dec 12, 2015
Show # 709: Faces in the Crowd
How many face songs can you name off the top of your head? One face you'll hear tonight is Jon Bowzer Bauman formerly of Sha Na Na as he stops by for a visit
Dec 05, 2015
Show # 708: Poor Me
Remember those fabulous hit that all had one word in common. POOR. This week they are all here.
Nov 28, 2015
Show # 707: The O Show
This Vanity show presents the hit songs of 11955-1965 that begin with the letter O.
Nov 23, 2015
Show # 706: The Originals A-F
Remember those great hits we all loved and bought. What you may not know is that they have been sung and performed before by other artists. Here they are The originals A-F
Nov 15, 2015
Show # 705: Fifties Females
This is all hits and classics from the women who rocked the 1950�¢??s
Nov 08, 2015
Show # 704: Rockin' Roulette
No Playlist this week as the computer takes over and chooses the songs from our 120,000 song library
Nov 02, 2015
Show # 703: PF. and the Doc
The story of two frustrated singers who never had a hit record. But became the most prolific and biggest songwriters of their decades. PF. Sloan and Doc Pomus. Relive all their hits and listen to rarely heard recordings of their own songs.
Oct 23, 2015
Show # 702: The Names the Same Part 3
Hit songs with songs with the same title, some were also hits others were not.
Oct 15, 2015
Show # 701: Friends, Music & Memories
Its all about Friends. Lee's four best friends from his teen years requested their favorite songs along with memories of those years. Two hours of great hits from the 50's and 60's.
Oct 08, 2015
Show: Milestones 700th Show, 9th Anniversary
Name of Show: Milestones 700th Show, 9th Anniversary Description: The Ninth Anniversary coincides with the 700th show and the first semi-annual Internet Oldies Fans Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. 3 hours of great hits and memories.
Sep 30, 2015
Show # 698: I want the Hits Vanity Show
This Vanity show demands that the hits be played. So here are 40 hits of the 50's and 60's that we all remember and love.
Sep 17, 2015
Show # 697 : They should been a hit 3
Another fantastic array of songs that never quite made it to be considered hits but never the less, classics of those bygone days. But they shoulda been hits.
Sep 10, 2015
Show # 696: Girls, Girls, Girls
The greatest female singers of the 50's and 60's are featured in this weeks shsow.
Sep 03, 2015
Show # 695: Songs on Songs
The music of the 50's and 60's comes alive with songs about---What else ? SONGS
Aug 27, 2015
Our first dual Vanity show. From the US and the UK. UK challenges the US .Listener Brian Halsey throws down the gauntlet to Phyllis Horowitz to find songs by his Northern Soul favorites that did as good or better on the charts than his choices. And by George she did it!
Aug 20, 2015
Show # 693: Golddiggers
There is a lot of gold in them thar songs !
Aug 13, 2015
Show # 692: Splish Splash
Aug 07, 2015
Show # 691: FIRE !
Jul 30, 2015
Show # 690: Oh Canada
This Vanity show highlights the accomplishments of Canadian born singers to the evolution of our music.
Jul 23, 2015
Show # 689: The Call In Show
Our first call in show. Lee answers questions and takes comments and suggestions from listeners, plus music. Recorded live June 20th.
Jul 16, 2015
Show # 688: Sun Spots Part Five:Dark Days 2
The final episode of the Sun Records story. The Dark Days before the label was sold. An interesting blend of how the music of Sun tried to change with the times while keeping their legacy intact.
Jul 10, 2015
Show # 687: Happy Birthday USA
To celebrate the 4th of July we salute the greatest country in the world. The USA. The best in music from the 50's, 60's, 70's and beyond that exemplify our heritage on this Birthday of our Country
Jul 02, 2015
Show # 686: Sun Records Part 4:The Dark Days Part One
Part 4 of 5 of The Sun Records story. With Jerruy Lee in trouble, his records not selling and Cash, Perkins and Orbison leaving for bigger contracts with bigger labels, Sam Phillips tries to find the next Elvis, Cash or Jerrry Lee, with very little success.
Jun 25, 2015
Show # 685: Whats the title of this song?
This months Vanity shsow focuses on songs that the titles never appear in the song. Produced by guest Bruce Stein.
Jun 19, 2015
Show # 684:Sun Spots Pt 3 Million Dollar Septet
There were actually seven men who made Sun Records the greatest rock n roll label in the business in the 1950's they are all here tonight. Two hours of classic hits
Jun 11, 2015
Show # 683: Sun Spots Part 2: Coat tails
With the success of Elvis and Johnny Cash many other rockabilly artists were signed to see if they could match the success of Presley, Cash and Perkins.Then a blonde piano player gets a chance for a contract.
Jun 04, 2015
Show # 683: Sun Spots Part One
The history of Sun Records from 1953 to 1965 takes center stage for the month of June. from the biggest of their hits to the obscure tunes; From the golden boys of Sun to the unknowns. They are all featured on the next month of show. Tonight the beginnings of Sun from The Prisonaires and Ike Turner to Elvis.
May 28, 2015
Show # 682: Great hits of the decade
A great hits show with songs from the 50s and 60's only
May 22, 2015
Show # 681: Seems like Old Times Vanity Show
The Seems like Old Times Variety Vanity Show was guest programmed by Ida Shoemaker. Along with our request corner this show is a keeper.
May 14, 2015
Show # 680: For the first time
A great bunch of the greatest hits of the first era of rock n roll and the original records that came before them.
May 08, 2015
Show # 679: HUH ! :
The most befuddling song titles in music history. The confusing titles of some of music history's favorite songs from Roger Miller to Dickie Doo and the Don'ts. Also our request corner.
May 01, 2015
Show # 678: Relatively Speaking
Apr 24, 2015
Show # 677: Heard It, Never Heard It
Listen as Lee presents some of the biggest hits and performers in early rock n roll along with one of their best songs that you probably never heard
Apr 17, 2015
Show 676: Rock n Roll Trivia 101
Some well known and obscure facts and pieces of music about some of the 50's and 60's favorite artists. This show will make you a Trivia champ with your friends.
Apr 10, 2015
show # 675 Beautiful Music part 4
Another Vanity exclusive. 42 of the most beautiful songs from the 50's and 60's according to guest programmer Phyllis Horowitz.
Apr 03, 2015
SHOW # 674: beautiful music vanity shoW part 3
Mar 27, 2015
Show # 673: My Prayer
All the major hits with prayer and god in the titles from the 50's and 60's are highlighted on this weeks show.
Mar 20, 2015
Show # 672: Way Way Out
From Little strange creatures to UFO's the rock n roll industry has always had an affection for them. Here are the absolute best.
Mar 13, 2015
Show # 671: The Invasion
American Artists invade The United Kingdom in the 1970s. Northern Soul is born.
Mar 06, 2015
Show # 670: Baby It's cold outside
A salute to the 200 million folks wrapped up in the deep freeze called the United States and Canada.
Feb 27, 2015
Show # 669: Better Than The Beatles ?
The songs of the Beatles sung by the superstars of the fifties and sixties
Feb 21, 2015
Show # 668: Its My party and I'll play what I want to.
It's Lees Birthday celebration and he plays the hits and his favorites from the 50's, 60's and 70's along with some surprises.
Feb 14, 2015
Show # 667: Fifties on Fire
Two hours of Fifties classics and obscure memories.
Feb 07, 2015
Show # 666: The Devil Made me do it.
With a number like 666 what did you expect?
Jan 31, 2015
EPISODE 665: Debuts
The superstars of music and their debut recordings
Jan 25, 2015
Show # 664: The Life and songs of Ellie Greenwich
A special Vanity show from guest programmer Phyllis Horowitz saluting the music of Greenwich and Barry.
Jan 18, 2015
Show # 663: Rock n Roll Roulette 2015
Recorded live: Music randomly selected by the computer talked about and played on the spot.
Jan 11, 2015
SHOW # 662: Rock N Roll ROULETTE
Lee plays anything that comes up in the computer play live.
Jan 10, 2015
Show #661: Year Openers
The number one songs that opened each year from 1955-1969 and one song that hit the charts that first week of the year but never really became a monster hit.
Jan 04, 2015
Show # 660: Long Black Limousine 2014
Saluting the singers, performers and writers that passed away during 2014.
Dec 28, 2014
Show # 659: Happy Holidays special 2014
Dec 18, 2014
Show # 658: Christmas Bells and Stuff.
Ho, Ho, Ho
Dec 14, 2014
Show # 657: It's Only Words 2
The Classic word songs of the 50's and 60's.
Dec 09, 2014
Show # 656: Break Up
The most sung about topic in all of music.
Dec 01, 2014
Thanksgiving Special
Each year we roll out this special salute to Thanksgiving and all we have to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving
Nov 24, 2014
Show # 655: Bits and Pieces
Nov 18, 2014
Show # 654: Lazy Days
Show # 654: Lazy Days A two part show. The very best of the easy going and lazy day dreaming type songs. The last part is the OTRNR premiere of two new songs off the new Jerry Lee Lewis Album "Rock n Roll Time and a very special salute to the last song Glen Campbell ever recorded. Join us for this special show.
Nov 12, 2014
Show # 653:Veterans Day Salute:
A salute to our singers who did their part by serving in the armed forces.
Nov 02, 2014
Show # 652:Halloween Spooktacular 2014
Oct 28, 2014
Show # 651: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Travel with Old Time Rock n Roll, as we transport you back to the Fifties and Sixties.
Oct 22, 2014
Show # 650:The Roots of the Beatles Vanity Show
This show spotlights the songs ad artists that the Beatles loved and admired in their early formative years.
Oct 15, 2014
Show # 649: Devil or Angel 2
Oct 07, 2014
Show # 648: You took the words right out of my mouth
This show spotlights the great Instrumentals that became great vocal chart toppers and Great hit vocals that became huge Instrumental hits.
Oct 01, 2014
Show 647: Rock n Roll Wannabees
Starting in 1954 the emergence of Rock n Roll scared the record companies so much that they decided to take their own stars and cover the new songs, stealing the thunder and the money away from black and teen artists on upstart record labels..
Sep 24, 2014
Show 646: These Should have been hits
These songs have been chosen by Lee as songs which should have made a bigger impact on the record buying public.
Sep 17, 2014
Show 645: September Grab Bag
The greats of past years of the beginnings of Rock n Roll
Sep 10, 2014
Show 644: Who, What, Where, When, Why
The burning questions of the week. The greatest hits of the 50s and 60s.
Sep 03, 2014
Show #643: DJ Challenge
Aug 27, 2014
Show # 642: August Grab Bag
Aug 20, 2014
Show # 641: OTRNR visits the Oscars
Guest programmer Bruce Stein suggested this topic saluting the rock n roll and pop hits from Oscar winning and nominated films
Aug 13, 2014
Show # 640: River Deep, Ocean Wide
A Flood of memories tonight on Old Time Rock n Roll
Aug 06, 2014
Show # 639: Last Week of July 1957
The songs, the stories, the singers that were on everyone's mind on this last week of July 1957.
Jul 28, 2014
Show # 638: Vanity Show Northern Soul Roots in the USA
Guest producer Brian Halsey highlights a group of songs by American singers that rocked the UK in the Sixties and early Seventies
Jul 23, 2014
Show # 637: You've Got Mail
From The Letter to Return to Sender. The best music of the 1950's and 1960's . A Special Delivery to you.
Jul 16, 2014
Show # 636: Looking Back
Two shows in one. An hour of great classic songs from the 50's and 60's and them a rare special look at one of the lost shows available now. The Lost Bobby Darin from 2008
Jul 08, 2014
Show # 635: Change of Mind
Sometimes you just donâ??t want to do what you plan. This week is one of those. Instead of our summer tunes show Lee presents two hours of long forgotten memories from the days when your biggest problem was getting a date for Saturday night.
Jul 02, 2014
Show # 634: Beautiful Muisic Vanity PART TWO
The second part of this interactive show with Face Book members sending their choices compiled by Phyllis Horowitz
Jun 24, 2014
Show # 633: Beautiful Music Vanity show 1
Some of the most beautiful songs as voted by Face Book group members and compiled by guest programmer Phyllis Horowitz.
Jun 18, 2014
Show # 632: Guitar Man
Jun 09, 2014
Show # 631: Deep Feelings
Music has always had the distinction of conveying feelings more than any other art form. Whether love songs or the depression of the blues they all have Deep Feelings.
Jun 02, 2014
Show # 630: Tardy Party
Don't be late for this one.
May 28, 2014
Show # 629: The Son of Tee Vee Vanity Show
Great songs from stars on and off their TV shows.
May 22, 2014
Show # 628: Before I grow too Old II
May 14, 2014
Show # 627: Northern Soul
As the British musical groups invaded the United States, a revolution that saw American artists invade the British Isle began in Northern England.
May 07, 2014
Show # 626: MAY DAY, MAY DAY
Songs with May in the title? Surely you jest. No and Don't call me Shirley.
Apr 30, 2014
Show # 625: Memories of the 1964 NY Worldâ??s Fair
It has been 50 years ago this week that the last of the great Worldâ??s Fairs took place. This week relive the memories of the beginning of the theme park experience and Disneyâ??s dominance in technology. Replete with the top 30 songs of that opening week 50 years ago.
Apr 23, 2014
Show # 624: The DJ and the Blogger
The last six months of Forgotten Rock n Rollers Blogs salutes the music of these extraordinary performers. Jackie Wilson, The Moonglows, Billy Riley, The Coasters The Everly Brothers and many more not just one song but many of each.
Apr 17, 2014
Show # 623: Singing in the Rain
Its April, traditionally the month when many of us get a great deal of rain, so what better way to celebrate April than with the very best Rain songs of all time.
Apr 10, 2014
Show # 622: The Names The Same
In the 1950's a game show The Names The Same brought people with the same names of famous celebrities to challenge a panel to find out what name they had in common. There are great songs out there that never made the status of hits , yet shared the same name as a famous song. You will be surprised how many there are.
Apr 03, 2014
Show # 621: Fool's Paradise
This year we present the best "Fool" songs of all time from the 1950's and 1960's
Mar 27, 2014
Show # 620: The Ands Have It
The greatest duets of the 1950's and 1960's
Mar 19, 2014
Show # 619: Yet More No Themed Theme show #2
Another show of great hits of the 50's and 60's and some long forgotten classics
Mar 13, 2014
Show# 618:The No Theme Themed Show
Some of the great classics of the 50s and 60's along with long forgotten memories,
Mar 05, 2014
Show# 617: Back in the USA
Saluting the States of our great country
Feb 26, 2014
Show # 616: Greatest hits from TV Vanity Show
Only tyhe charting hits from the TV shows of the 50's, 60's and early 70's. Show programmed and suggested by Bruce Stein.
Feb 20, 2014
Show # 615: My Woman, My Man
Our Valentine Special saluting songs about our special someones.
Feb 13, 2014
Show # 614: This and That
No one including the DJ knows what songs will come up until the computer randomly selects the song.
Feb 06, 2014
Show # 613: CRAZY
How crazy can one show get? How many songs can you name?
Jan 30, 2014
Show# 612: 18 X 2 Vanity show
Two hit songs each from 18 of the great vocalists of the 50's and 60's. Guest programmer Phyllis Horowitz
Jan 22, 2014
Show: # 611: These Shoulda Been Hits IV
Another show chock full of great songs that just missed becoming the big hits they should have been.
Jan 17, 2014
Show # 610: Top to Bottom
From Top to Bottom with a stop in the middle the great songs of the 50'sthrough the early 70's.
Jan 10, 2014
Show # 609: Personal Choice
Lee spins two hours of his personal favorites from the years 1955-1965
Jan 03, 2014
Show # 608: Long Black Limousine
Our annual salute to the singers and songwriters who passed away during the last year. that made early Rock n Roll and pop music so great.
Dec 26, 2013
SHOW# 607: What's Number One at Christmas?
The Number One songs from each year at Christmas week and the most popular Christmas song for the years 1955- 1969
Dec 18, 2013
Show # 606: The Cool Yule Novelty Show
Its Vanity time again and guest programmer Alex Hart requested this selection of great and sometimes insane Christmas novelty songs
Dec 12, 2013
Show # 605: The TAMI Show
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of this, the first filmed rock n roll concert, with limited commentary, Lee presents this glimpse of some of the greatest acts of all time . From Chuck Berry to The Stones.
Dec 06, 2013
Show # 604: Treasures from the attic
Today we dusted off some long forgotten songs from the 1950s and 60s from Doo Wop to Rockabilly to just plain rock n roll. Including a rare glimpse of a version of a song that Elvis would make popular 3
Nov 29, 2013
Show # 603: Great Vocals Vanity Show
Hear some of the greatest vocals from rock, soul and rhythm and blues from the 1950's and 1960's. Guest program director, Brian Halsey.
Nov 22, 2013
Show # 602: A Guide For the Married Man
A sometimes serious sometimes tongue in cheek guide to dealing with women and wives. Also Artist spotlight: Fats Domino
Nov 15, 2013
Show # 601: The Sun is Shiniing
A bright and sunny start to a new week of oldies greats. Plus featured artist Paul Evans
Nov 08, 2013
ShoW # 600: Is that all there is?
A Celebration of Old Time Rock n Roll's 600th show.
Nov 01, 2013
Halloween Hullaballoo
Our top rated Halloween shows always new each year presenting the classic scary songs of the 50's , 60's and early 70's. Use it to listen or as a background for your haunted house or on trick or treat night. Perfect for everyone.
Oct 26, 2013
Show # 599: The Telephone Hour
Guest programmer Bruce Stein suggests this two hour show of telephone songs.
Oct 20, 2013
Show # 598: Instrumentally Speaking
The absolute greatest instrumental hits of the first decade of Rock n Roll 1955-1965. All the hits, all your favorite artists.
Oct 13, 2013
Show # 597: 7th Anniversary Show
On October 6th 2006 Old Time Rock n Roll went on the air with their first podcast, two people listened in that first week. But by the end of November 25,000 people had listened or downloaded those first few shows. One of the pioneers of Oldies podcasting celebrates 7 exciting and eventful years.
Oct 06, 2013
Show # 596: All requests and dedications
All requests and dedications from you the listeners.
Sep 29, 2013
Show # 595: The Songs of Burt Bacharach
Guest programmer, Phyllis Horowitz suggested this theme. If you think Bacharach only produced songs in the late 60's and 70's think again. You are about to be transported back to the very beginning of his career and the immediate success that he enjoyed.
Sep 22, 2013
Show # 594: Cool Covers
The best cover records of the biggest hits of the 50's and 60's today on Old Time Rock n Roll
Sep 15, 2013
Show # 593: CarTunes
The greatest car songs of the 1950s and 1960s from your favorite singers, all the hits.
Sep 08, 2013
Show # 592: Back to school
The time of the year Parents have been waiting for all summer., The first day of school. From Chuck Berry to the Beach Boys.
Sep 01, 2013
Show # 591: They Should've Been Hits
These great songs by some of the greats of 50's and 60's rock n roll either just missed its mark or languished in obscurity. But these really should have been hits.
Aug 25, 2013
Show # 590: The Roots of Elvis
What did Elvis listen to when he was growing up? Who were his idols. Listen to the roots of Elvis and hear the songs that inspired Elvis and his music. Also hear the oldest known Rock n Roll song and how it relates to Elvis.
Aug 18, 2013
Show # 589: Lucky Thirteen
Tonight guest programmer Bruce Stein suggested a show of thirteens. The number thirteenth songs on Billboard and Cash box Magazines for the 13th of August between 1950-and 1965. Surprisingly some of the greatest and most well known songs rested in the 13th spot on their climb to the top.
Aug 11, 2013
Show # 588: Oh What a feeling
From the mid 1950's with the Everly Brothers to a rare 1970's recording of Bill Pinkney and Charlie Thomas' Drifters rendition of "Feelings", this show will please all oldies fans.
Aug 04, 2013
Show # 587: The great First Rock n Roll record controversy
What is the first Rock n Roll Record? Ask five different people you'll probably get 5 different answers. Join us as Lee tries to prove" There ain't no such animal". Brand new show with many new discoveries.
Jul 28, 2013
Show # 586:- Mixed Bag
Jul 21, 2013
Show # 585: Don't Ya Think Its Time?
Tonight Lee transports you back in time. In fact thats what the show is all about. So for the next 2 hours, 120 minutes or 7200 seconds lets listen to the tick of the clock. AS time marches on.
Jul 14, 2013
Show # 584: Memories of the Drive In Movie
Tonight Lee transports you back in time to when life was simpler and the drive in was the place to be for teens and families alike. Through rare vignettes from drive ins across the country, commercials, songs and great B movie sci fi trailers remember the days when $2.00 got you into a movie and your greatest memories were about to begin. Through radio comedy from Jack Benny to the mega hits that played through those tinny speakers to the largest array of songs about drive-ins sit back, relax and re-live your memories of the Drive In Movie.
Jul 07, 2013
Show # 583: Cheaters Never Win
Cheaters never win, from You cheated by the Shields to Bobby Bares classic cheating song Margie's at the Lincoln Park Inn, two hours of proof that no one is ever happy. And no one ever wins.
Jun 30, 2013
Show # 582: I'm Confessin'
Confession is good for the soul. The great classic tunes of the 50'sand 60''s
Jun 23, 2013
Show # 581: Northern Soul
While the British Invasion was sweeping America, across the Ocean in Great Britain just the opposite was taking place. In the dance halls and record shops, soul music from Motown and Memphis was leading a quiet invasion of the northern part of England. The greats and not so well known singers here at home saw a resurgence in their careers in this most unlikely of places. Englandâ??s young and young at heart dubbed it Northern Soul.
Jun 16, 2013
Show # 580: What's Your Name 2013
A Brand new collection of some of the all-time greatest name songs from the 50's and 60's.
Jun 09, 2013
Show # 579: Wildest Rockers of the 1950's
The beginnings of Rock n Roll was raucous and wild, blending jump and jive urban sounds with up-tempo country songs nicknamed Rockabilly. Here are the greatest of the wild songs of the first decade of rock n roll.
Jun 02, 2013
Show # 578: The Story Songs and the Story Tellers
There are songs and then there are stories put to music.. The story song is a special genre and it takes special singers to convey a story in song. Tonight some of the very best.
May 26, 2013
Show # 577: The Guess Who Vanity Show
Guest programmer Phyllis Horowitz has put together a show of major hits. Your mission is to figure out the Theme of the Show. The answer will be divulged to those who havenâ??t figured it out on the May 26th show.
May 19, 2013
Show # 576:: This is the End
After Love and Happy there are probably more songs about the end than any other topic. So From â??The end of the worldâ?? to â??The end of the Roadâ?? Old Time Rock n Roll presents THE END.
May 12, 2013
Show # 575:: Cinco De What????
We celebrate Cinco De Mayo by playing songs with Five in the title and great quintets tonight on Old Time Rock n Roll. Tequila
May 05, 2013
Show # 574: Family Tree
Tonight everything is relative. From Father and Mother, sister and brother we all are family
Apr 28, 2013
Episode 573 - State Of The Union
Apr 21, 2013
Best of the Blues
Nuff said. Blues legends come alive this week on old time rock n roll.
Apr 18, 2013
Show # 572: : From A to Z
One of our hosting Internet stations WQ4D Radio has requested this show of 50s and 60s hits From A to Z.
Apr 14, 2013
Show # 571: April 1960
The greatest hits from April 1960. 90 minutes of classic hits and long forgotten memories,
Apr 07, 2013
Show # 570: April Fool's Gold 2013
Our annual salute to the craziest most insane and inane records of the 1950's and 1960's. 90 minutes of pure comedy music at its best.
Mar 31, 2013
Show # 569: Old Time Rock n Roll At the movies
A two hour special with some of the memorable songs of the 50s and 60s, that made the movies more enjoyable. This show includes a rare listen to the original EP of Elvis Presley and Jailhouse Rock.
Mar 24, 2013
Show # 568: Vanity Show: Neil Sedaka
Guest programmer Bruce Stein put togethe a retrospective of the work of the great Neil Sedaka.
Mar 17, 2013
Show # 567: Vanity Show: March 14th 1957
Today's special show revolves around guest programmer, Kendrick Riggs. Since he was born on March 14th 1957 he opted for the top tunes of the week of March 14th 1957
Mar 13, 2013
Show # 566: March 1960
What was the Number one song in March of 1960? It was also the number one song of the year and it wasn't even Rock n Roll. Listen, enjoy and reminisce.
Mar 10, 2013
Show # 565 March 1962, Hits and misses
!962 was a great year as new artists and old favorites battled for supremacy on the charts. Here are the hits and those that barely missed the top 100 in March 1962.
Mar 03, 2013
Show # 564: Feb 24 2013
Feb 24, 2013
Show # 563 - Old Time Rock n Roll
A great mix of 50s and 60s hits and long forgotten memories
Feb 18, 2013
Show # 562: - Old Time Rock n Roll
Some classics and some obscure songs by big namke artists of the 50's and 60's. Plus a guess who segment to test your rock n roll knowledge.
Feb 10, 2013
Show 561: The Drifters Vanity show
Guest Program director Phyllis Horowitz suggested and chose the very best songs of ont of the greatest vocal groups of all time, The Drifters
Feb 03, 2013
Show # 560
90 minutes of long forgotten favorites plus an interview with Chris MacDonald, Elvis Tribute artist on tour for the next two months with the Elvis Birthday Tour.
Jan 27, 2013
Show # 559:- Old Time Rock n Roll
Relive some of the great music of the fifties and sixties. From Doo Wop to Rockabilly and all genres in between on Old Time Rock n Roll
Jan 20, 2013
show # 558 - Vanity show January
Guest program Director Brian Halsey. 90 minutes of great rock n roll music from the 50's and 60's
Jan 13, 2013
Show # 557: More Rockin Roulette
Songs picked on the spot by random choice. Some great 50's and 60's music.
Jan 06, 2013
Show # 556: To The Aisle
Wedding and marriage songs from different perspective. A doo wop and 50's lovers treasure Trove of great songs.
Jan 02, 2013
Show # 555 : Long Black Limousine 2012
All this week we salute the superstars that passed away during this year.
Dec 28, 2012
Show #: 554: The Lighter side of Christmas
Today's show highlights the lighter side of Holiday music. The novelty songs, the funniest stuff ever written for the holidays. From the break in songs of the 1950's to the classics of the 70's. ENJOY.
Dec 23, 2012
Show # 553: Happy Holidays From Old Time Rock n Roll
Two tremendous hours of holiday musical treats from the best of the artists we know and love.
Dec 20, 2012
Show # 552: Holiday Thoughts and music
WARNING: Though this show contains great holiday music and dedications, some of the listeners of this show may be be upset by some of the commentary in this program. If you are of the belief that only your religion is the only true belief system in the world you might want to skip this show.
Dec 16, 2012
Show # 551: Gary US Bonds and the other side of 1956
Two shows strung together. The first a mini show debuts Gary US Bonds' first Christmas CD, the 1960's phenom that is still producing new material on a regular basis. Lee interviews Gary for the first time. Then a blend of rockabilly to rock n roll with songs that madde 1956 the memorable year that made rock n roll a world wide music genre. Loads of obscure classic cuts as well as gret classic hits.
Dec 12, 2012
Show # 550: Shades of Blue
Dec 09, 2012
Show # 549: Arrested Development
Here comes the judge. you've been arrested tried and found guilty. But Officer..............
Dec 06, 2012
Show # 548: Time is on our side
The clock is ticking. The holidays are approaching, but time is on our side.
Dec 02, 2012
Show # 547: The Weatherman
Today's forecast: The Greatest weather songs of the 50's and 60's.
Nov 29, 2012
Show # 546: Rockabilly Rock
The roots of rock n roll were a combination of two types of music, one influenced by a new driving upbeat kind of country sound, which became known as rockabilly. Performers like Carl Perkins, ans a young Elvis Presley personified this sound. Hear some of the best of the genre from the 1950's tonight,
Nov 25, 2012
Show # 545: By the Numbers 2012
From One is the lonliest number to a million to one, Songs by the numbers.
Nov 21, 2012
Show # 544: Thanksgiving 2012
A 90 minute dose of Thank you songs and some hilarious comedy from the 1950's , 60's and early 70's. All to help celebrate Thanksgiving.
Nov 18, 2012
Show # 543: Vanity Show 3:
Listen in tonight as Lee's music programmer is listener Bruce Stein. 90 minutes of great 50's, 60's and 70's rock n roll.
Nov 14, 2012
Show # 542: Rockin' Royalty
The classic songs celebrating Kings, Queens, Princess and Princesses.
Nov 11, 2012
Show # 541: The Poor Side of Town
An hour of the greatest poor songs with some great classics and obscure gems for all 50's and 60's fans.
Nov 08, 2012
Rockin Roulette November.
Round and round it goes on what song gets played nobody knows. 90 minutes of 50's and 60's classics.
Nov 04, 2012
Show # 539: Halloween 2012
A Hauntingly great show!
Oct 28, 2012
Show # 538: Guitar Heroes 2012
A salute to some of the greatest guitarists of the 1950's and 60's
Oct 25, 2012
Show # 537: La Femme Fifties
The great songstresses of the 1950's from 1950-1960
Oct 21, 2012
Show # 536: October Vanity show.
This months guest music programmer Joe Wrba. presents his favorite songs. 90 minutes of great music presented by Lee.
Oct 17, 2012
Show # 535: You've never heard them like this before!
Some of the greatest songs of the 50's and 60's, but by different superstars than in the original songs. And we guarantee, You've never heard them like this before.
Oct 14, 2012
Show # 534: The Name Game 2012
Some of the lesser used names in song titles by some of the great singers of the 50's and 60's
Oct 10, 2012
Show # 533: Whats My Line 2
A new show with more new songs celebrating jobs and careers.
Oct 07, 2012
Show # 532: Our 6th ANNIVERSARY SHOW
Come celebrate with Lee as he spins his favorite song from the Billboard 100 for each year 1954-1975, the Target years of Old Time Rock n Roll, In addition listen to the very first interview done when Lee was a month in to his first broadcast.
Oct 02, 2012
Show # 531: The Lost Shows
Not heard since originally produced. These shows were taken down in 2008 when they were produced. Two shows combined inclus=ding interviews with The Chanteles Arlene Smith and The Elegants Vito Picone, 2 1/2 hours of Doo Wop classics and live performances.
Sep 30, 2012
Show 530: Lost in the 50's Tonight
Two hours of solid 1950's music from the superstars and architects of Rock n Roll.
Sep 26, 2012
show # 529: Whats the matter with you Yanks?
The 1960's shine with big hits by big singers and groups that normally dominated the charts in the US in the 50's and early 60's, but as the British Invasion came to America guess what was happening in the UK?
Sep 23, 2012
Show # 528: The Vanity Show September
Lee Presents music of the 50s and 60's. The playlist completely planned by one listener. 90 minutes of great classic oldies from to Doo Wop to R &B.
Sep 20, 2012
Show # 527: Salute to New Orleans
Old Time Rock n Roll presents a salute to New Orleans, After being pummeled by another storm 7 years to the day that Hurricane Katrina devastated the area ,Lee salutes the myriad of musical talents that called New Orleans home , that made Rock n Roll a force in 1950's and 1960's music.
Sep 16, 2012
Show # 526:Requests and Dedications September
Lee answers listeners requests in 90 minutes of music.
Sep 12, 2012
Show # 525: BURIED SONGS
No not really buried. Here are songs that have other song titles buried in the lyrics, see how many you can find in each song. Some have one some have much more. Enjoy!
Sep 09, 2012
Show # 524: Back to School
Old Time Rock n Roll takes us Back to School.
Sep 05, 2012
Show # 523: September Days
September Days. A celebration of rock n roll super stars birthdays and those insane days that are proclaimed by who knows who. September is the largest month for rocks biggest stars birthdays from the 50 s and 60s.
Sep 02, 2012
Show # 522: Yesterday when I was Young.
Not just songs of Yesterday but yesterday songs. With comments and memories for all.
Aug 29, 2012
Show # 521: Rockin Roulette
Fornerly Grab Bag. A monthly tradition. Lee puts the playlist on automatic and runs through the entire span of his collection wherever it stops he plays it . You never know where it will stop and what will be played.
Aug 26, 2012
Show # 520: Cool it!
Aug 22, 2012
Show# 519: Tower of Strength
Aug 19, 2012
Show # 518: Return of the Revenge of the Son of the Answer Records
The Return of the Revenge of the Son of Answer Record. The fourth in a series of classic hit records from the 50's and 60's and the answer songs they spawned. Great fun with some answer songs not heard in 40 years or more.
Aug 15, 2012
Show # 517: It's a Cryin' Shame
The greatest Crying songs of the Rock n Roll era 1950's and 1960's
Aug 12, 2012
Show # 516: All Request and Dedication Show Aug 2012
Listeners have been sending in their lists of songs they wanted to hear and we play them all tonight on Old Time Rock n Roll.
Aug 08, 2012
Show # 515: Lets Hear It for the Boys
When we do name shows we seem to always play 20 girls names in song and five guys names in song. Sometimes less. In keeping with equal rights for all, This show is all about The Boys.
Aug 05, 2012
Show # 514: Liar, Liar
What else could this be about? The famed cheaters and liars in songs of the 1950s and 1960s.
Aug 01, 2012
Show # 513: At The Beach
From the crowded Beaches of New York to the White sands of California, Lee presents songs and memories from Days gone By when we were all "At The Beach"
Jul 29, 2012
Show # 512: Heat Wave
Everywhere you go today the weather is hot, hot and hotter . From the mid west to the north to the south the temperatures are rising to record levels. So get a cool drink, sit down and listen to "HEAT WAVE"
Jul 25, 2012
Show # 511: Heart and Soul
Jul 22, 2012
Show # 510: The Theory of Relativity
Are music superstars made or born. Why are some families so talented. Hear the greats of Rock n Roll, their siblings and children. cousins and uncles, After all it's all relative.
Jul 18, 2012
Show # 509: The Life and Times and Death of Bobby Fuller
The life and Times of Bobby Fuller, The enigmatic genius that at only 20 years old had a recording career, a nightclub, wrote and produced records and turned Texas on it's ear. The man had it all. Scantly three years later he was found dead in his mother's car. Was it suicide or murder? Other than his top ten hit "I fought the Law" most of his music and the full story has never been seen or heard. That changes as we present the music and life and death of Bobby Fuller. Interviews with a Fuller biographer and words of some people that were there this show should not be missed.
Jul 15, 2012
Show # 508: The Barnyard
WARNING: This show has to contain some of the worst music ever made in the 1950's and 1960's. Along with some classic hits these songs could be hazardous to your health!, So have some fun as we go back behind the barnyard.
Jul 12, 2012
Show# 507: 2120 S. Michigan Avenue
A two hour extravaganza of Chess Records big talents and ground breaking singers in Blues and Rock n Roll. No other show has ever presented a lineup of most of the singers in the Chess Records stable in the 1950's and 1960's. Including Checker and Argo labels, 2120 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago was the original location of the Chess Brothers studio that presented ground breaking musicians form Blues and Rock n Roll and how it changed the music of this country and the world
Jul 08, 2012
Show # 506: Flipsville
The 1950's and 1960's biggest hits and the flipsides that were sometimes just as good or better than the hit side, from the biggest recording artists of their time.
Jul 05, 2012
Show # 505: July Daze
Well known holidays, birthdays and national nonsense days celebrated in July are covered by Lee and illustrated by some of the greatest recording artists and songs of the 1950's and 1960's.
Jul 01, 2012
Show #504: Stop, Look and Listen
Jun 28, 2012
Show # 503: The girls of early Rock n Roll
Unlike today the early days of rock were almost entirely dominated my male singers. Every once in a while girls showed up on the charts with songs that live on in our memories to this very day.
Jun 24, 2012
Show # 502: Home Sweet Home
Jun 20, 2012
Show # 501: All Shook Up
Jun 17, 2012
Two hour special featuring the best music of the 50s and 60s played over the last 5 1/2 years.
Jun 13, 2012
Show # 499: A weighty Problem
From some of the heavyweights in rock n roll we present oldies with a weighty slant. Don't know what that means then take a listen.
Jun 10, 2012
Show # 498: Requests, dedications and old time rock music.
The countdown begins to our 500th show with a great collection of music from the vaults of old time rock n roll.
Jun 06, 2012
Show # 497: Happy Together Tour 2012
The songs of five of the greatest groups of the 60's take over todays show. The music of the Turtles, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, The Monkees , The Buckinghams and the Gass Roots and an interview with Turtles co founder Mark Volman.
Jun 03, 2012
Show # 496- In the Library
Welcome to the Library From songs about books to songs about specific books. From Doo Wop to Rockabilly. The 1950's and 1960's live again.
May 30, 2012
Show # 495: I've Been Everywhere
Travel the USA with the greatest singers of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
May 27, 2012
Show # 494: Gotta Be Rock n Roll Movies
Two of the most famous Rock n Roll movies "The Girl Can't Help It" and "Don't Knock the Rock" both from 1956 are featured., All the songs from both movies will be played. This is a first for both movies on Old Time Rock n Roll and have been played nowhere else.
May 23, 2012
Show # 493: A Million and One Dreams
There must be A Million and one Dream songs, tonight we play a bunch of the best from your favorite singers of the 50's and 60's.
May 20, 2012
Show # 492: Down in the Vault
For this show Lee takes us back into the deep recesses of his record vault to play some long forgiotten tunes of the 1950's.
May 16, 2012
Show # 491: Louisiana Lightning
The players and innovators that transformed their brand of blues into the music that became rock n roll.
May 13, 2012
Show # 490: New Nifties from the 50's
All great songs from the 1950s. The classic hits and the obscure songs that haven't been heard in a long long time.
May 08, 2012
Show # 489: The Royal Rumble of Rock n Roll
The Kings, the Dukes and other royal names from Rock n Roll history.
May 06, 2012
Show #488: 50's and 60's Mixed Bag
Tonight Lee takes a bunch of unrelated songs from the 50's and 60's that neverget played on themed shows.
May 02, 2012
Show # 487: Great Cuts and Covers
It was an everyday practice for competing record labels to "Cover" another singers hit record. Some were actually better than the originals.
Apr 29, 2012
Show # 486: Number Please
Whats your favorite number? Is it a lonely number? Or a lucky number? No matter what, tonight your number might just come up!
Apr 26, 2012
Show # 485: 1957 Hits and Misses Part 2
More great songs from 1957. Some made it big, some didn't, They are all here tonight on Old Time Rock n Roll.
Apr 22, 2012
Show # 484: Country Cousins 2012
The great artists that grew up country and were the architects of Rock n Roll.
Apr 18, 2012
Show # 483: It takes Two
This show salutes the great musical duos of the 50's and 60's
Apr 15, 2012
Show # 482: Alone #2
The second show highlighting songs about loneliness, and being alone. Great Classic peformances from the stars of the 50s and 60s
Apr 11, 2012
Show # 481: It's Magic
Let Old Time Rock n Roll Put a spell on you by conjuring up 90 minutes of MAGIC from the 50's and 60's greatest singers.
Apr 08, 2012
Show # 480: THE END
The great classic songs of the 50's and 60's . THIS IS THE END From End of the Road to End of the world, From Earl Grant to Dusty Springfield
Apr 04, 2012
Show # 479: April Fool's Gold
No fooling! The funniest novelty records of all time. Our annual novelty show highlighting humor in music. Classics from Alan Sherman, Ray Stevens, Mark IV, and many others.
Apr 01, 2012
Show# 478: Loud, Fast and Out of Control
The wildest live rock n roll sounds of the 1950's. Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and even artists of the 70's and 80's paying homage to the way it used to be. Also Screaming Jay Hawkins, Ronnie Hawkins and many others.
Mar 27, 2012
Show # 477: Its Money Honey
Yes what every one wants. We want it too. It's Money Honey for me and for you!
Mar 25, 2012
Show # 476: Moondog Coronation Ball, The Concert That Never Happened.
March 21st will be the 60th anniversary of the Concert that never happened, the Moondog Coronation Ball. I will be playing songs and relating true facts and rumors about this concert. Every artist said to be on that show will be featured. Rock n Roll history from 1952 .
Mar 20, 2012
Show # 475: Before Rock was King
While Elvis was still gyrating on Louisians Hayride and Domino was still only the name of a game to white audiences, these were the voices that ruled the airwaves.
Mar 18, 2012
Show # 474: Street Corner Serenade
From the obscure to the top 15 doo wop songs of all time streetcorner serenade will please all doo wop fans.
Mar 14, 2012
Show 473: Happy Days
Sunday, Monday, Happy Days. Tuesday,Wednesday Happy Days..... Well you know the rest. Lets sing some of the happiest songs of the 50s and 60s.
Mar 11, 2012
Show # 472: Highways and Byways
Travel the roads of America via the greatest artists in 50s and 60s rock n roll.
Mar 07, 2012
Show # 471: Guess Who 2012
Match wits with your host as he presents a load of songs by major oldies superstars, your job to Guess WHO/
Mar 04, 2012
Show # 470: March Daze
Famous birthdays and idiotic special days concocted by who knows who and why, all set to oldies music.One of the series of fun month episodes.
Mar 01, 2012
Show # 469: 4gotten 59
Some of the great forgotten songs from the year 1959 from Billboard's Hot 100 of the year.
Feb 26, 2012
Show # 468: Rockabilly Legends
From the beginnings to Rock n Roll Stardom. Sopme made it some didnt. If you like Elvis, Buddy,and Buddy this show is for you.
Feb 22, 2012
Show # 467: February Grab Bag
You never know what songs will come up on this show.From the hits to the misses from the well known to the obscure,
Feb 19, 2012
Show # 466:It's my party and I'll play what I want to,
It's Lees Birthday so to celebrate he plays his all-time favorite songs.
Feb 15, 2012
Show # 465: Name Droppers
Some classic, some obscure some flat out hits make this unusual show a must listen.
Feb 12, 2012
Show # 464: Pretty Girls Everywhere
Eugene Church sang it and the songs of the 50's and 60's showed it was true,
Feb 08, 2012
Show # 468: Memories of Elvis and F Stop
An unusual show with an interview with Elvis Tribute artist Chris MacDonald and great classic music from the F singers from Frank to Fats and everyone in between. Also our first Giveaway.
Feb 05, 2012
Show # 462: Ground Hog Day 2012: Summertime
Insanely, every year Lee takes one classic tune and as in the movie Groundhog Day revisits the song in all it's classic incarnations. This year it's Summertime.
Feb 01, 2012
Show # 461: Back in the 50's
Big hits and obscure classics round out this salute to the 1950's.
Jan 29, 2012
show# 460: Forgotten Black Artists of the 50s and 60s 2
Singers like Chuck Jackson, Lee Dorsey and many others have been almost forgotten by the public. Lee is determined to change that tonigght
Jan 25, 2012
Show# 459: Now Wait a Minute
Classic tunes from the 50s and 60s featuring minutes and moments,
Jan 22, 2012
Show# 458: What's Happening
The greatest happening songs of the 50s and 60s.
Jan 18, 2012
Show # 457: Guess what I found?
Lee went way back into the deepest recesses of the vaults and came up with these rarely heard classics from the 50''S and 60'S by Jack Scott, Ricky Nelson and other great superstars of the era. A rock n roll history lesson.
Jan 15, 2012
Show # 456: The Top 50 All Time Instrumentals Part 2
Part two of this acclaimed show, The best instrumentals of the years 1955-1975.
Jan 11, 2012
Show # 455: The Top 50 Instrumentals of All Time 1955-1975
We took the votes of those listeners who e mailed and posted on facebook plus we also took into account lists compiled by various blogs, books and even billboard magazine,
Jan 08, 2012
show # 454: Reminiscing with Little Anthony
Part two of the two part interview with one of the trye legends in rock n Roll music.
Jan 04, 2012
Show # 453: Reminiscing with Little Anthony
Little Anthony Gourdine is one of the legends of Rock n Roll. Members of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Anthony and the Imperials continue to delight their fans after over 50 years in the business, Here is part one of the interview wth Anthony. Happy New Year !
Jan 01, 2012
Show # 452: Long Black Limousine, 2011
Old Time Rock n Roll presents our annual salute to those singers, musicians and songwriters who passed away in 2011, We mourn their passing by celebrating their accomplishments in life.
Dec 27, 2011
An extra treat a real blast from the past
Dec 25, 2011
Show # 451 :Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all.
More great holiday sounds from the golden years of popular music in the 50s, 60's and early 70s.
Dec 21, 2011
Show # 450: Holiday Special # 2
The best in oldies Christmas songs from the superstars of old time\Rock n Roll
Dec 18, 2011
Show #449: Holiday Special
No matter what you beleve in, holiday music is enjoyed by all. Tonight we celebrate all mankind with the first of our 3 holiday specials, So Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukah to all of our listeners.
Dec 14, 2011
Show # 448: Where in the World
It could be anywhere in the world, In fact it is. 90 minutes of great 50s and 60s classics.
Dec 11, 2011
Show # 447: I'm Walkin'
Join us as we walk down memory lane for 90 minutes oof great oldies classics.
Dec 08, 2011
Show # 446: December Daze
Besides Christmas and Chanukah what else do we celebrate this month. You be surprised. From Birthdays to some of the most outlandish reasons to celebrate a day.
Dec 04, 2011
Show # 445: Back to the Future
Join Lee as we go back to the past for songs of the future and all the tomorrows yet to come.
Nov 30, 2011
Show #444: ABC A To Z
Can you think of a song for each letter of the Alphabet? We did. Take the challenge and try.
Nov 27, 2011
Show # 443: Thanksgiving Show
90 solid minutes of Thank You songs from the 50s and 60s by the superstars of rock n roll,
Nov 20, 2011
Show # 442 - Shopping for Clothes 2
The second show with songs about clothes with reminscent jingles from the 1950s and 60s from New York's most famous clothing store plus great classic songs by some of your favorite rock n roll superstars of the era,
Nov 17, 2011
Show #441: Gotta Travel On
Nov 13, 2011
Show # 440: Urban Sprawl
No it's not a new dance. Whether you live in a small town or big city tonight we salute famous cities accross the country all sung by the super stars of the 1950's and 1960's.
Nov 09, 2011
Show # 439: November Days to Remember
What famous oldies singers birthdays are this month and what Special Days are being celebrated? You'll find it all in November dates to Remember
Nov 06, 2011
Show # 438: No Reservations
A Respectful but sometimes tongue in cheek salute to the Native American, Saluting the heros and the people that halped shape the destiny of our country. From Please Mr. Custer to the Ballad of Ira Hayes,
Nov 02, 2011
What's My Line?
Oct 30, 2011
Show # 436: Happy Halloween
The onlly show of the week is our 6th Annual Halloween show,If you heard this earlier we have updated and improved with more songs and scary bits. Take another listen. You'll bee glad you did.
Oct 23, 2011
Show# 435: Over the Ocean
While US singers were having a tough time making the top of the charts at home, overseas in the UK where the British music revolutioin began it was a different story.
Oct 19, 2011
Show # 434: The names the same
Classic songs from the 50s and 60s that share the same name but are totally different songs.
Oct 16, 2011
Show # 433: Famous People in Somg
From Elvis Presley to Wyatt Earp and al stops in between. The best songs of the 50's and 60's saluting or spoofing famous people from all walks of life. From Saints to Sinners.
Oct 13, 2011
Show# 432: Up in the Attic Again
Some rare and unheard songs from the 50s and 60s highlight 90 minutes of golden memories/
Oct 09, 2011
Show # 431: Fifth Anniversary Special
How to celebrate 5 years on the internet? Forget it. Celebrate the greatest and most important people in Rock n Roll instead. 90 minutes of fantastic facts and stories about the superstars and songs of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Oct 05, 2011
Show # 430: October Days to Remember?
Well known important dates and some not well known at all. Do you know what today is? Listen to 90 minutes of 1950's and 1960's best.
Oct 02, 2011
Show # 429: Color My World 2
A second show of recordings with different colors as the theme. This show is Red Hot!
Sep 28, 2011
Show # 428: The Flip Sides
The most popular flip sides of all time. Some even went on to be bigger than the A side.
Sep 25, 2011
Show # 427: Ouch!
Whatever kind of pain, the heart akways hurts the most. Listen to the best of huriin' music.
Sep 22, 2011
Show # 426: The Top 25 Male Vocal Groups 1955-1970
Here it is. The listeners voted and the results are on tonights show as we count down the top 25 best vocal groups. Some surprises are in store for all.
Sep 18, 2011
Show # 425: Retro Sept 15th 1956: Top 25
Return with us now to September 15th 1956 for a recreation of the top hits how that might have been during this week 55 years ago.
Sep 14, 2011
Show # 424: Not so famous, Famous Firsts
Your favorite singers of the 50s and 60s with their first ever recordings. Some you may have never even heard before, It is one show that will astound and amuse you. So join us as we go back in time to the beginnings of some of the most famous careers in rock n roll.
Sep 11, 2011
Show # 423: To be Or Not To Be
You will not be bard with this show. Bad Joke Good show.
Sep 08, 2011
Show # 422: The Big First Rock n Roll song controversy
For years many songs have been touted as being the first rock n roll record. After much research and deep searching Lee has the answer. There aint no such animal. But a combination of 3 genres of music. Listen to the most anazing songs of the 20th century and see for yourself.
Sep 04, 2011
Show # 421: Rock n Roll UIniversity
Students of 20th Century music curse ask Lee challenging questions in a lively discussion interspersed with many great tunes from the greats of rock n roll's golden years 1955-1969
Aug 31, 2011
Show # 420: Scenes from a Life Replay and Contest.
One of the most controversial shows on Old Time Rock n Roll comes back as a contest. Lee explains the rules plays the show . Use your creativity and win your favorite lost songs on CD.
Aug 28, 2011
Remembering the 1950's Grab Bag Show
We nevere know what song will come up in the playlist, so enjoy along with Lee as he plays and talks about the songs without any preparation.
Aug 24, 2011
Show # 418: Heat Wave (Enough Already)
Beat the heat with some cool songs that will cool off those Summertime Blues.
Aug 21, 2011
Show 417: Retro Summer, August 17th ,1958
The top 25 songs of the week as reported by Cashbox Magazine for the week Aug 17-24th 1958,
Aug 17, 2011
Show # 416: Guitar Heroes
A salute to the guitar legends and innovators of 40 years of Rock n Roll from Les Paul to Jimmy Page.
Aug 14, 2011
Show # 415: Bad to The Bone
These songs are BAD to the bone.
Aug 10, 2011
Show # 414: Retro Summer August 6th 1960
The top 25 hits of the week of August 6-13 1960 according to Cashbox Magazine, complete with picks of the week and retro commercials.
Aug 07, 2011
Show # 413: Fantastic Hits from the Fifties
Aug 03, 2011
Show # 412: Requests,Dedications and just good old rock n roll.
Here are requests from listeners and some great classic rock n roll music.
Jul 31, 2011
Show # 411: Banned in Boston
One of the most fun shows of the year, Here are the songs that for whatever reason, the sort sighted adults of the 50s and 60s saw fir to ban these records in different areas of the country. Some absolutely silly. In retrospect to today's music they are as benign and innocent as they could be.
Jul 24, 2011
Show #410: Please Help me I'm Falling
Jul 21, 2011
Show # 409: Weather or Not
The last in a series of missing episodes for this month. This takes us from Stormy Weather to baby It;s cold outside.
Jul 17, 2011
Show # 408:The Missing Episodes.The 3 Lives of Bobby Darin
The Carrer of Bobby Darin took many turns in his short life span. Here are recordings from all three of Darin's incarnations.Rock, Pop, Folk
Jul 14, 2011
Show #407: July 2011:Down in the Doo Wop Dungeon
Another great show of obscure and well known classics from Doo Wops golden age.
Jul 10, 2011
Show # 406: Missing Episodes: Hits Across the Ocean
Here are big hits by the most famous american artiists of the 50s and 60s that made a bigger splash overseas tha here at home.
Jul 08, 2011
Show # 405: The Career of Leiber and Stoller
The biggest songwriters of the 50's and 60's were Leiber and Stoller. With over 50 top hits to their credit. Here is a retrospective of their music.
Jul 03, 2011
show # 404: The missing episodes: The Nifty Fifties
Another unheard episode from the missing months of Old Time Rock n Roll. Great classics from the fifties.
Jun 30, 2011
Show 403: Hits Grab Bag for June 2011
Its brand new show time as Lee presents some of the greatest hits of the 50's and 60's
Jun 26, 2011
Show 402- The Missing Episodes: Rock Rock Rock
Join Lee for the entire score of the most ambtious Rock n Roll Movie of the 1950's. Underscored by the first recorded performances of Connie Francis from 1956. Produced on another podcats network, for the first time on Talkshoe.
Jun 23, 2011
Show # 401: The Missing Episodes: Douglas' Restaurant
One of the requested Missing shows from the 6 months OTRNR was on another podcast site. Enjoy!
Jun 19, 2011
The 400th Show
Great classic music from the 50's and 60's meshed together with some schtick from previous episodes to celebrate the 400th episode of Old Time Rock n Roll.
Jun 15, 2011
Show # 399: Requests and other stuff
Jun 12, 2011
Show # 398: Seven Inch Vinyl.
A trip down memory lane with Donald Riggio, author of the rock n roll novel "7 inch Viny"l. Along with the interview are songs from the 50s and 60s as requested by his readers. 90 minutwes of rock n roll memories.
Jun 08, 2011
Show# 397: The Top 25 girls vocal groups of all time.
Over 1000 votes came in for the top female groups of the 1950's and 1960's. Here they are as we count down to the number one group as voted by our listeners.
Jun 05, 2011
Show# 396: Vacation Time
Lee takes us with him as he travels to the Gulf and relaxes in the beautiful warm breezes while playing for you the great classic summer and vacation songs of the 50's and 60's.
Jun 01, 2011
Show # 395: Just for the thrill
May 29, 2011
Show # 394: Run for Your Life
May 26, 2011
Show # 393: I Got the Sun in the Morning and the Moon at Night,
May 22, 2011
Show # 392: Some People Call Me a Teenage Idol
The teen Idols of the 1950's and 60's and their hits.
May 19, 2011
Show # 391: Let the Truth Be Told
Today Lee takes on some of the most famoous and untrue myths about some legendary performers and events in Rock n Roll history,setting the record straight witht he truth. Some of the events he was acually present for. So once and for all let the truth be told.
May 15, 2011
Show # 390: Girls of Our Dreams
The girls that made the guys go crazy in the 1950s and 60s.
May 12, 2011
Show # 389: Mama Said
A Happy Mothers Day Celebration of songs about Mom.
May 08, 2011
Show# 388: The 1950's Moments To Remember
Here are some of the most important musical memories of the 1950.s.
May 05, 2011
7 inch vinyl interview segment
May 04, 2011
Show # 387: Totally 1950's
Classic songs and some rare records all from the 1950's star in this 90 minute song fest.
May 01, 2011
Show# 386: Original or Cover , Which is better
Yes indeed you decide, No vote just your own opinion. Listen to both versions and ask yourself, Which is better?
Apr 28, 2011
Show # 385: The Number One Songs of 1958 and Trivia.
Every number one song of 1958 with dates and trivia. This is the show you have been asking for.
Apr 24, 2011
Show# 384: Baby Face
WE don't need a shove we just fell in love with their pretty baby face.
Apr 21, 2011
Show # 383: Large and in charge
Apr 17, 2011
Show # 382: Magic Moments
Magical songs from the Fifties, sixties and early seventies
Apr 14, 2011
Show # 381: North of the Border
The 1950's and 60's was a time when many great Canadian singers and groups quietly invaded the U.S. and world wide music market. Here are some of the notable songs and performances by these great singers.
Apr 10, 2011
Show # 380: Dancing as if there was no tomorrow
Tonight Lee interviews Ryan Vandergriff who has spent much of his adult life researching and writing the first of three books on the Winter Dance Party tour that ended with the tragic death of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper, Also an hour of great old fifties classics.
Apr 07, 2011
Show # 379: The Grab Bag
Round and round the cursor goes. Where it stops no one knows. Lee plays a group of songs from the 50s and 60s randomly selected by the computer as the show was being recorded.
Apr 03, 2011
Show # 378: April Fools Gold
A collection of some of the best and most unusual novelty records of the 50s,60s and 70s
Mar 31, 2011
Show # 377: They shoulda' Been Hits 2
A second collection of songs Lee said "Shoulda Been Hits" from the 1950s and 1960s.
Mar 27, 2011
Show # 376: Blues in the NIght
From pure Blues to R & B, the best blues artists on the 20th Century are all here.
Mar 24, 2011
Show # 375: Bad to The Bone
Some of the "Baddest" songs of all time,
Mar 20, 2011
Show 374: The return of the son of the answer records
Over the lkast four years the most popular and requested show has been about answer records. Here are some old favorites and some recently found gems from the 50s and 60s.
Mar 16, 2011
Show # 373: Rock n Roll 101. The Beginnings
Pay attention class Prof. Douglas takes you back to the days when rock n roll first began. Listen to some of the long forgotten artists and some of the classics of the 1950's
Mar 13, 2011
Show #372: What's Your Name Part Deux
More great Classic name songs from the 50s and 60s.
Mar 09, 2011
Show # 371: March Challenge and Request show
More great challenges and requests from all over the US and Europe
Mar 06, 2011
Show # 370: The Birdcage
Hear all the birds we could find masquerading as singing groups.
Mar 02, 2011
Show # 369: The Battle of the Sexes
Can there ever be a true winner? Some classic songs from both sides of the battle.
Feb 27, 2011
This show was suggested by author Donald Riggio of Seven Inch Vinyl. I think you will enjoy the show despite the topic.
Feb 24, 2011
Show # 367: Yes But Can They Act?
The great array of rock n roll performers that tried their hand at acting in TV and the movies.
Feb 20, 2011
SHOW #366: Senior Moments
Join Lee, George Galfo, The Mystics and son of Legendary singers Clyde McPhatter and Ruth Brown, Ron McPhatter as they discuss Rock n Roll, The 50s, Current pop music and the legends of Rock along with musical selections talked about. Recorded Live on New Years Eve.
Feb 17, 2011
Show 365: Valentines Day; To Be Loved
Love is all we need today. Happy Valentine's Day
Feb 13, 2011
EPISODE 364: Straight Shooter
Feb 09, 2011
EPISODE 363: A Face In the Crowd
Smiling Faces? Sometimes
Feb 06, 2011
EPISODE 362: Groundhog Day, Unchained Melody
Feb 02, 2011
EPISODE 361: The Billy Club
Jan 30, 2011
EPISODE: 360 - Lee's Grab Bag Special
Tonight Lee opens his data base and scrolls his files stopping at a specified time. The he pulls one song from each file and plays them on the spot. 90 minutes of great classic songs from the 50's and 60's.
Jan 26, 2011
EPISODE 359: The Folk Song Army
Guitars are the weapons we bring. Back to the days of the 50s and early 60s.
Jan 23, 2011
EPISODE 358: Doctor Freud will see you now
WE must be out of our minds to do this show. Why Not!!!!!!
Jan 19, 2011
EPISODE: 357: January Request and Dedication Show
Requests and challenges from all over the United States and world-wide are answered in an hour and a half of great musical memories.
Jan 16, 2011
EPISODE 356: Super Star Covers
The great classic songs of the 50s and 60's as sung and covered by the Superstars of Rock n Roll.
Jan 12, 2011
EPISODE 355: Dust off those old 45's Instrumentals
Jan 09, 2011
EPISODE 354 :Happy Birthday Elvis
Jan 05, 2011
EPISODE 353: I second that emotion
Jan 02, 2011
EPISODE 352:Long black Limousine
A salute to those performers that passed away in 2010
Dec 30, 2010
EPISODE 351: The Flying Saucer Story
Remember the Buchanan and Goodman classic Flying Saucer? Can you name every song used in that historic record? Here is every song from the record together for the first time on any show.
Dec 26, 2010
EPISODE 350: Merry Christmas Memories
Great classic Christmas classics from the 50's through the 70's by the greatest singers of rock n roll.
Dec 19, 2010
EPISODE 349: I Challenge You Mr. DJ
Dec 15, 2010
Another in a series of questions and answers from a 20th Century pop music class from Alvernia University, Join them as they ask Lee varied in depth qurestions. Advisory : Audio of portions of the program are poor due to phone line problems.
Dec 14, 2010
EPISODE 347: URO's Unidentified Rockin' Objects
Dec 12, 2010
EPISODE 346 : Lotta Lovin'