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Welcome to All But Forgotten Oldies


TOP OLDIES SONG PICK THIS HOUR

Multiplication - Bobby Darin

TODAY'S FEATURED BAND/ARTIST

The Laurie Sisters

ANNOUNCEMENTS

During the week of September 7, 2014, oldies music fans bade a final farewell to famed singer, songwriter, and producer Bob Crewe who co-wrote many of the Four Seasons top hits as well as such pop classics as "Silhouettes" and "Lady Marmalade." Also that week, Bob Marley's "Legend," a compilation album of his greatest hits, reached #5 on the Billboard 200.
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FEATURED ARTICLES

A History And Definition Of Oldies Music
Oldies music is alive and well and more popular than ever. It encompasses styles as diverse as doo-wop, rockabilly, R&B, and most rock and roll genres, with a generous sprinkling of blues and country.
Number One Songs - 1950s
The 1950s was the decade that gave birth to rock and roll. The radical changes that took place in pop music during this era can be heard in the assorted mix of top pop hits of the day.
Number One Songs - 1960s
The tumultuous 1960s was the era of the Beatles, the British Invasion, Motown, girl groups, surf rock, dance crazes, and the beginning of hard rock. The many changes that took place are well represented by the top charting songs of that decade.
Number One Songs - 1970s
The 1970s are best remembered as the decade that gave birth to disco. Singer-songwriters, soft rock, mellow pop, nostalgia, and glam rock - plus a healthy dose of songs with a more salacious feel - also helped to define the music of this era.
Love Is In The Air With Popular Wedding Songs
Here we have a mix of long-time favorite wedding staples plus other classic oldies love songs that are the perfect musical accompaniment to any romantic setting.
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FIND THAT LONG-LOST SONG

Rediscover your favorite songs from the sixties and early seventies. Find those long-lost tunes you thought you had long forgotten. We maintain a searchable database of links to sound clips for over 4000 songs from 1960-1975 which can be browsed both by performing artist and by song title. Currently, over 1200 bands and artists with clips are featured - and we also have listings for another 3500 more acts covering the years 1940-1990. If you're not quite sure what song you are looking for, browsing through our extensive song lists is bound to help you jog your memory.

Are you bothered by some nebulous song fragment running through your head and you can't for the life of you NAME THAT TUNE?? Have you been searching garage sales for hard-to-find recordings of some obscure song for the past 20-odd years with no luck?

Since we first went online, we have helped literally thousands of people in all aspects of oldies music collecting - everything from locating out-of-print CDs to finding sheet music to naming some long-forgotten tune from half-remembered song snippets. We hope our website will help you finally track down that elusive tune you have been seeking for so long.

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TODAY IN HISTORY - September 15

Listed below are key events in music, history, and pop culture that took place on this day between 1950-1980 when oldies music ruled the airwaves.


Carol Burnett and Helen Reddy 1973

Carol Burnett and Helen Reddy, 1973


1954The famous scene from "The Seven Year Itch" in which Marilyn Monroe's skirt is blown up from a blast of air from a nearby subway is filmed.
1956"Hound Dog/Donít Be Cruel" by Elvis Presley reaches #1 on the Billboard R&B Charts.
1959Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the US.
1962"Sherry" by the 4 Seasons reaches #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1962"Green Onions" by Booker T. & The MG's reaches #1 on the Billboard R&B Charts.
1963Four African-American girls are killed when the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL is bombed by members of a Ku Klux Klan group.
1973"Delta Dawn" by Helen Reddy reaches #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1978Muhammad Ali becomes the first fighter to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time when he defeats Leon Spinks at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.