February 10, 2020
The back story of one of the most popular and prolific record labels in early rock n roll music history
February 3, 2020
What was the first Rock n Roll Song? Everyone has an opinion. Can there even be a first Rock n Roll song ? Musicologists say yes but not all agree on the song. Lee has an answer "There ain't no such animal." Twice before he has done shows on this topic. This week adding new material he brings that controversy back. Again Lee proves his point that Rock was Evolution not Revolution.
January 27, 2020
The top of the top in 62 and 63
January 18, 2020
The first recordings by the super stars of the 1950' and early 1960's.
January 11, 2020
We set the server on auto so know one including the DJ knows what songs are coming up. This week we set the server on G,
January 4, 2020
Two shows from the early days of Old Time Rock n Roll Back to Back by request
December 25, 2019
This listeners Choice show features the biggest hits of the these two years.
December 17, 2019
Show # 913: Happy Holidays from Old Time Rock n Roll
December 9, 2019
The best of the novelty and comedy songs for the Holidays.
December 2, 2019
The top hits of these two years as requested by listener Phyllis Horowitz. Two hours of only the top, the cream of the crop.
November 23, 2019
How many heart hit songs can you remember from the 50's and 60's? Can you remember at least 45 ? We can and do play them tonight.
November 16, 2019
The greatest singers of songs that never had more than that one hit and yet are fondly remembered today. And their follow ups that may have been just as good but never made it on the charts.
November 9, 2019
The 50's and 60's come alive again with this treasure trove of all things that people desire, from Diamonds and Pearls to Gold to the all powerful Dollar Bill.
November 1, 2019
The Top Hits from November during our golden years 1956-63
October 26, 2019
Our Annual salute to all things that go bump in the night. Some of the best in Halloweens songs.
October 18, 2019
The Fifties and 60's come alive with two shorter length shows from many years ago Back to Back. As requested by our listeners.
October 5, 2019
In honor of Old Time Rock n Roll's 13th anniversary and the start of year 14, Lee invites listeners to call in, request songs, or ask questions or make suggestions. Then Lee presents his personal favorite top 25 songs. You will definitely be surprised by these choices all in In this expanded edition of Old Time Rock n Roll.
September 28, 2019
When Elvis began touring in the 1970's he packed his show with newer songs made famous by other singers, essentially ignoring most of his hit singles and more popular album cuts and never revisiting them. Only a few of his hits remained in his show, most in a quick medley but the hits that made him a real superstar were forever forgotten in his shows. Tonight Lee and Elvis Tribute artist Peter Alden present and discuss their choices for hit songs Elvis should have put in his shows. These are the songs Elvis forgot.
September 28, 2019
When Elvis began touring in the 1970's he packed his show with newer songs made famous by other singers, essentially ignoring most of his hit singles and more popular album cuts and never revisiting them. Only a few of his hits remained in his show, most in a quick medley but the hits that made him a real superstar were forever forgotten in his shows. Tonight Lee and Elvis Tribute artist Peter Alden present and discuss their choices for hit songs Elvis should have put in his shows. These are the songs Elvis forgot.
September 20, 2019
The Story of Bill Haley as told by his son Bill Haley Jr. author and musician bringing the sad and tumultuous life of the first superstar of the Rock n Roll era.
September 13, 2019
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?
September 7, 2019
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,
August 30, 2019
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/
August 24, 2019
The final episode of our summer series detailing the top hits in New York City for the week of August 27th 1962
August 17, 2019
The next to last episode in our summer series of the 40 hits in NYC, 58 years ago.
August 9, 2019
Continuation of our summer series the top hits in NYC on this week 60 years ago
August 3, 2019
The top 40 Songs of that week 60 years ago in NYC.
July 26, 2019
Our summer series continues with the top 40 hits that were popular in New York City 61 years ago.
July 19, 2019
Our summer series continues with the hot hits of the summer July 22nd 62 years ago.
July 12, 2019
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.
July 10, 2019
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.
July 5, 2019
The Top songs of the week on a hot and sticky week of July 7, 1956 in New York City
June 27, 2019
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.
June 21, 2019
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.
June 14, 2019
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.
June 8, 2019
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
June 7, 2019
Sounds like a horror story, and to many listeners it is. This is our salute to the workers of the world
June 1, 2019
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.
May 27, 2019
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 17, 2019
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.
April 26, 2019
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)
April 19, 2019
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.
April 12, 2019
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.
April 5, 2019
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,.
March 29, 2019
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.
March 23, 2019
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.
March 16, 2019
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.
March 9, 2019
Songs about youth and its trials and tribulations.
March 1, 2019
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.
February 22, 2019
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
February 16, 2019
As Lee celebrates his birthday we salute all those great Old "OLD" songs.
February 9, 2019
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"
February 1, 2019
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.
January 25, 2019
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.
January 19, 2019
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
January 11, 2019
The Foot bone's connected to the Ankle bone and so on on this special edition of Old Time Rock n Roll.
January 4, 2019
Round and round it goes what will be played no one knows
December 28, 2018
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.
December 21, 2018
Some great moments and songs from 12 years of Christmas Specials.
December 14, 2018
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.
December 8, 2018
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.
November 29, 2018
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.
November 23, 2018
Two shows from the early days of Old Time Rock n Roll. Many have never been on Talkshoe before.
November 8, 2018
Listeners Choice: Listener Sam Billante suggested this theme of the greatest Dance crazes of the 1950's and 1960's.
November 2, 2018
Part One of this two Part Dance retrospective. This week; Songs about Dancing in the 1950's and 60's
October 26, 2018
Two hours of unheard Halloween classics from the 50's and 60's
October 19, 2018
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.
October 11, 2018
Get your Dramamine and your water wings and join us for a two hour sea cruise courtesy of Larry Mims.
October 5, 2018
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.
September 28, 2018
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.
September 21, 2018
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.
September 14, 2018
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.
September 7, 2018
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,
August 31, 2018
Listener Sam Billante suggested this compilation of the greatest Car Songs ever recorded all in one place. From the 50's and 60's.
August 24, 2018
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.
August 17, 2018
1963's Not so hits that entered at and stayed at the bottom of the top 100 and have since been forgotten.
August 11, 2018
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.
August 2, 2018
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?
July 28, 2018
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.
July 21, 2018
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.
July 14, 2018
Go back in time for a look into the forgotten hits of 1958. In the second of our summer series.
July 8, 2018
Top 100 hit recordings that have been completely forgotten today. From Cashbox and Billboards charts 1957
June 30, 2018
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.
June 23, 2018
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.
June 16, 2018
If you think this show is about Trains you are on the right track. Listeners Choice Show courtesy of Bruce Stein.
June 9, 2018
Mo matter which they are; we love them, we love them, we love them.
May 27, 2018
With 120,000 songs in our library who knows what songs will randomly come up tonight. Not Lee.
May 18, 2018
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 11, 2018
Yes it's the middle of May coming up and these songs were on the charts each May from 1955-1959
May 4, 2018
Another batch of hit recordings and the originals that spawned that success.
April 27, 2018
The 2nd part of this show of classic songs that weren't favorites when originally recorded in the 50's and 60's.
April 22, 2018
Listener Phyllis Horowitz, guest producer lays out another 45 great hits from the 50's and '60's.
April 13, 2018
Remember all those great songs from new singers? They had a huge hit and then......You never hear from them again, Tonight you will,
April 6, 2018
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.
March 30, 2018
No Johnny's or Bobby's here some of the more unusual names in song.
March 23, 2018
Guest producer Mick Wood presents classic songs from the 50's and 60's. Many unheard or long forgotten greats.
March 16, 2018
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
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