1KKR Jukebox 50's
About the station:
This is the grand-daddy of all Jukeboxes. The 50's was the decade of the Jukebox. You can hear all your favorite sock hop, malt shop,and lover’s lane tunes. Playing all the classics from 1950 – 1959. This is the station that will introduce you to the earliest of Rock and Roll. The start of Elvis Presley, the decline in Swing, the start of Rockabilly, and those great rhythm and blues. ChuckU Jukebox 50's doesn’t leave a song out, no dimes are necessary. Go way back and enjoy another fantastic station on the Krazy Katz Radio website.
Songs on this station have been either restored from original vinyl, or digital sourced from compact disc.
Artists in current rotation include: Ames Brothers, Bill Haley & His Comets, Bobby Darin, Chuck Berry, Connie Francis, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Frank Sinatra, Frankie Laine, Jerry Lee Lewis, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Nat King Cole, Pat Boone, Patti Page, Perry Como, Ricky Nelson, The Everly Brothers, Tony Bennett, and many more.
Fun Fact: During the 1950s European popular music give way to the influence of American forms of music including jazz, swing and traditional pop, mediated through film and records. The significant change of the mid-1950s was the impact of American rock and roll, which provided a new model for performance and recording, based on a youth market. Initially this was dominated by American acts, or re-creations of American forms of music, but soon distinctly European Bands and individual artists began in early attempts to produce local Rock and roll music.
Station Curated By: Nitrogen-E
Genres of music found: rock and roll, doo-wop, pop, swing, rhythm and blues, blues, Country music, rockabilly, and jazz music dominated and defined the decade's music.