Recently came to a realization that my knowledge of older music is seriously lacking so please share any of your favorite oldies for me and whoever else to check out. I started listening to artists like Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Al Green, Buddy Holly, and am loving it all so far. Thanks for sharing
don’t know if it counts, but:
I saw Screaming Jay Hawkins live once. It was absolutely amazing. Blew my little socks off.
Sorry but I could post good old records all night and all day…
Is it only considered an “oldie” if it was played on mainstream radio, was a hit or near hit at the time? Would The Wanderer by Dion by an oldie, but Rocking Out The Blues by the Musical Linn Twins not be an oldie?
They’re both oldies, but ‘The Wanderer’ also qualifies for golden oldie status.
It’s an oldie where I come from: