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Music Videos From The '50s

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posted on Mar, 28 2007 @ 08:39 AM
Chet Atkins - Mr. Sandman

youtube has a bunch of clips from this TV show. It doesn't happen in this clip but in many songs the folks in the background break in a round of polite applause for no apparent reason. it just makes me giggle


posted on Mar, 28 2007 @ 08:44 AM
Found one

Chet Atkins - Pickin' The Blues


posted on Mar, 28 2007 @ 08:54 AM
Last one for awhile.. my broadband isn't broadband right now. (insert something nasty about comcast here)

The Queen of Rockabilly Wanda Jackson - Cool Love

Joe Maphis on the double neck guitar/mandolin

posted on Mar, 28 2007 @ 09:45 AM
You can't have a fifty thread without THE KING.

This one might not be very representative, but it has personal signifigance to me, as it probably was the first English song I understood (well, about 30% of it) and could relate to. Though I wasn't physically in jail it could easily be felt like that being a teenager in the late fifties.

Elvis Presley - I Want To Be Free (colorized version)

posted on Mar, 28 2007 @ 12:17 PM
The teeny bopper of fifties rock.

Ricky Nelson - Hello Mary Lou

posted on Apr, 18 2007 @ 10:43 PM
This came out before my time.
But I hear it every now and then.
I've always thought it was one SEXY song.

Peggy Lee has the "Fever"

posted on Apr, 19 2007 @ 12:04 AM
The Platters - The Great Pretender (1956)

Debbie Reynolds - Tammy (1957)

Fats Domino - I'm in the mood for love (1957)

posted on May, 26 2007 @ 06:20 PM
Fats Domino - Blue Monday (1956)

The Everly Brothers - Bird Dog (1958)

Little Richard - Keep a Knockin' (1957)

posted on May, 31 2007 @ 01:15 PM
Tennessee Ernie Ford - 16 Tons (1956)

You load sixteen tons, and whattaya get?
Another day older and deeper in debt
St. Peter don'cha call me, cause I can't go
I owe my soul to the company store

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posted on Jun, 1 2007 @ 01:42 AM

Johnny Mathis - Chances Are (although I couldn't find a clip from the 50s this ones from the 80)

Blue Velvet-Bobby vinton ahh I just love / adore this song it makes me tingle . soo cute.

Roses are red by bobby vinton again i love this guy man and this song soo sweet yet cheesy but so sweet haha

oho oh

Little Darlin By The Diamonds!!!!! ahhhhh this song is sooooo dope i love it i had it on a cd like 5 times in a row. haha gotta love the high pitched dude!

posted on Jun, 1 2007 @ 01:46 AM
OMG Cug I LOVE the song mr sandman i really dig the clip you found!! awesome!!!!


posted on Jun, 4 2007 @ 10:07 PM

Yep these songs make me want to bump (What does that mean???)

Little Richard - Tutti Frutti

The Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire

Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

And we have to have more than one Elvis vid in this thread!
HeartBreak Hotel

Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me

[edit on 6/4/2007 by Cug]

posted on Jul, 3 2007 @ 09:36 AM
What's Opera, Doc? (1957)

[edit on 7/3/2007 by djohnsto77]


posted on Jul, 17 2007 @ 07:20 PM
We cant let the decade of the birth of Rock and Rollh be close to the 2nd page!

Bump be bop a lula Bump Bump

Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-Lula

Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Love (Great clip!)

Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Suzie


posted on Jul, 17 2007 @ 08:15 PM
Danny & The Juniors - "At The Hop"

Danny & The Juniors - Rock & Roll is Here to Stay (Those are words of wisdom!)

The Silhouettes - Get a Job

The Big Bopper - Chantilly Lace


posted on Jul, 17 2007 @ 08:27 PM
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife

Johnny Cash - I Walk the Line

Link Wray - Rumble

posted on Jul, 25 2007 @ 01:41 AM
Johnny Preston - Running Bear (1959)

posted on Jul, 25 2007 @ 03:02 AM
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill (1956)

posted on Jul, 25 2007 @ 04:07 AM
Les Paul & Mary Ford - No Place Like Home


posted on Aug, 13 2007 @ 09:02 PM
Carl Perkins - Matchbox/Boppin' The Blues/Pointed Toe Shoes (1959)

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