Jo Stafford      The Moondog Coronation Ball      Alan Freed      45 rpm records      Billie Holliday      Big Mama Thornton      The King and I      Yul Brynner      Kitty Wells

1952 Fifties

ar    ar
1950s Music

  1950s 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960s 1970s 1980s

Song of the Year 1952

 

You Belong to Me - Jo Stafford

 

Top Songs of 1952

 

Wheel of Fortune - Kay Starr
Blue Tango - Leroy Anderson
Here in My Heart - Al Martino
Delicado - Percy Faith & his Orchestra
Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart - Vera Lynn
You Belong to Me - Jo Stafford
I Went To Your Wedding - Patti Page
It's In The Book - Johnny Standley
Why Don't You Believe Me - Joni James
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
High Noon - Frankie Laine

Jambalaya - Hank Williams

Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price
One Mint Julep - Clovers
Night Train - Jimmy Forrest
My Song - Johnny Ace

 

Top Albums of 1952

 

Billie Holliday - Now Baby or Never

 

Anthology of American Folk Music - Various Artists
As You Desire Me - Jo Stafford
The Astaire Story – Fred Astaire
Billie Holiday Sings – Billie Holiday
Christmas Day in the Morning - Burl Ives
Christmas with Eddie Fisher - Eddie Fisher
The Early Show - Art Pepper
Eddie Fisher Sings - Eddie Fisher
Favorite Spirituals - The Ames Brothers
Harmony Encores - The Chordettes
Home on the Range - The Ames Brothers
Johnnie Ray - Johnnie Ray
I'm in the Mood for Love - Eddie Fisher
Mr. Rhythm Sings - Frankie Laine
Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington - Oscar Peterson
Penthouse Serenade - Nat King Cole
Song Favorites By Frankie Laine - Frankie Laine

 

The Tony's (Musicals) 1952

 

The King and I 1952

 

Outstanding Musical: The King and I
Distinguished Musical Actor: Phil Silvers, Top Banana
Distinguished Musical Actress: Gertrude Lawrence, The King and I
Distinguished Supporting or Featured Musical Actor: Yul Brynner, The King and I
Distinguished Supporting or Featured Musical Actress: Helen Gallagher, Pal Joey
Outstanding Choreographer: Robert Alton, Pal Joey

greenline

1964 car radio


 

Music News 1952

 

moondog coronation ball 1952The Moondog Coronation Ball is accepted as the first Rock and Roll concert. It was organized by DJ Alan Freed and took place at the Cleveland Arena. It was a bad beginning for the new genre as fire authorities shut it down after one song for fear of a riot caused by counterfeit tickets bringing 20,000 people into a 10,000 capacity area. The Moondog Coronation Ball

 

 


victor 3 speed record player 1952

 

 

With the new 45 rpm records with the big holes, Victor introduces the first three-speed record player with 33 rpm, 45 rpm and 78 rpm.

 

 




 

Rhythm & Blues 1952

 

Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton & Buddy Guy

Goin' Home - Fats Domino
Moody Mood For Love - King Pleasure
Juke - Little Walter
Baby, Don't Do It - 5 Royales

Have Mercy Baby - Dominoes

 

 

Country & Western 1952

 

It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Kitty Wells

 


  

year that was

About
        Contact



 



1960 History
1960 Music
1960 Television
1960 Movies
1960 Books
1960 Gadgets
1960 Sports
1960 Cars

1961 History
1961 Music
1961 Television
1961 Movies
1961 Books
1961 Gadgets
1961 Sports
1961 Cars

1962 History
1962 Music
1962 Television
1962 Movies
1962 Books
1962 Gadgets
1962 Sports
1962 Cars

1963 History
1963 Music
1963 Television
1963 Movies
1963 Books
1963 Gadgets
1963 Sports
1963 Cars

1964 History
1964 Music
1964 Television
1964 Movies
1964 gadgets
1964 Books
1964 Sports
1964 Cars

1965 History
1965 Music
1965 Television
1965 Movies
1965 gadgets
1965 Books
1965 Sports
1965 Cars

1966 History
1966 Music
1966 Television
1966 Movies
1966 gadgets
1966 Books
1966 Sports
1966 Cars

1967 History
1967 Music
1967 Television
1967 Movies
1967 gadgets
1967 Books
1967 Sports
1967 Cars

1968 History
1968 Music
1968 Movies
1968 Television
1968 gadgets
1968 Books
1968 Sports
1968 Cars

1969 History
1969 Music
1969 Movies
1969 Television
1969 gadgets
1969 Books
1969 Sports
1969 Cars

 

1971 History
1971 Music
1971 Television
1971 Movies
1971 Books
1971 Sports
1971 Cars
1971 Gadgets

1973 History
1973 Music
1973 Television
1973 Movies
1973 Books
1973 Gadgets
1973 Sports
1973 Cars

1975 history

1975 books
1975 cars
1975 gadgets
1975 movies
1975 music
1975 sports
1975 tv

1977 history
1977 books
1977 cars
1977 gadgets
1977 movies
1977 music
1977 sports
1977 tv

1979 history
1979 books
1979 cars
1979 gadgets
1979 movies
1979 music
1979 sports
1979 tv


The Year That Was
A retro, nostalgic multimedia journey through the years
Fiftes - Ticky Tacky - 1950s
(c) Copyright 2006 - 2011

click tracking
>