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Peter Muldavin

U.S.
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My specialty is "vintage" children's records. Specifically, this refers to 78-rpms which for the most part were phased out in the USA by the end of the 1950s. I cannot give reliable advice on 45 or 33 1/3 rpm records.

Erick Byrd

U.S.
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I can answer all questions related to hit songs and pop artists of the rock and roll era. My specialty is U.S. Billboard Top 40 chart history and one hit wonders from 1950's through the 90's. I can also research lyrics to songs. I am more knowledgeable in the area of pop and rock songs, but I am willing to research soul and country songs. I cannot answer questions relating to classical, jazz, or rap songs. Also, I'm not an expert on music videos.

Sean Wright

New Zealand
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If you want to know who recorded what, when and how did it fare on the pop charts then give me a call! UK releases are a speciality!

Dave Silverstein

U.S.
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-----> Fast answers! As high as 2nd fastest on the entire All Experts site! Having worked in radio for over 30 years, including several oldies stations, my expertise is 60s & 70s music. I`ve long been a fan of oldies and trivia, and have a large music library and several great books as well.

Jim Ervin

Canada
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I have a good general knowledge of oldies rock and roll, traditional country and some pop music up until the late '60s and especially pre British invasion stuff. Automotive songs are a specialty of mine and I love Doowop and R&B oldies.

Lou Simon

U.S.
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I can answer questions about pop music from the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's and 1980's. I can help track down hard to find songs based on lyric fragments or other minimal information. I was an expert in this field but due to a family situation, was away from e-mail for a couple of weeks and forgot to put in a vacation listing with AllExperts.

Steve Ramm

Available
My expertise is in REAL OLDIES from 1890s- 1930. 78s as well as Edison Cylinders. I can also answer some Phonograph questions though I'm not a repair person

John Spence

U.S.
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I can answer most questions regarding 1950s Black Vocal Group music, called Doo Wop (Do Wop). Having lived in the era & grew up with the sounds of the early 50s.

John Congemi

U.S.
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I am a fan of all kinds of music, but my areas of expertise are in 1950-64 doowop, jazz, and top 40's music.

Brian Westland

China
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I can answer questions related to a wide range of popular music from 1900 to about 1990. Specifically, I am especially well-versed in the "Oldies" of classic hit singles from around 1955, and the birth of the rock n' roll era through to the Eighties.

Stu Reben

U.S.
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I have been an expert on the oldies for many years, having grown up in that era and accumulating a rather large record collection. My greatest expertise is in the areas of Doo Wop and the music of the 60`s. What I do not remember I can usually find in my vast collection of music source books.

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2017-02-11 Song lyric:

Sorry Michael, I'm not going to be much help here I suspect.  Normally when I am looking for song titles from lyrics I search Google for "lyric - (enter the lyric given)" Unfortunately this drew a blank

2017-02-05 The Donkey Serenade:

Here ya go:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyHNlfT6B9E    AND  Lyrics  There's a song in the air,   But the fair senorita   Doesn't seem to care   For the song in the air.     So I'll sing to my mule

2016-11-30 1950s JAZZ SONG WITH POLICE SIREN:

Hi, Jason.  Sorry but I can't think of a jazz recording that begins with a siren.  The only thought that comes to mind is that Sonny Rollins' 1956 album "Saxophone Colossus" includes his famous cut, "St

2016-11-26 I just bought this Motown collection from WTVS Detroit PPS:

As I'm sure you are aware, Motown Records published an enormous amount of music in over half a century in business.  This set is a wonderful compilation; however, no single set will ever be able to include

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