I travelled down to Waxhaw NC to help celebrate the 75th Birthday of the mother of one of my best friends. The theme was a 1950’s style sock hop, and the music was centered around that era. I was brought in to provide DJ services, sound system, uplighting, and video projection. We put together a wonderful slideshow for the guests that showed a retrospective of Caroline’s life and family. In addition to all the great music, I also hosted a ‘Name That Tune” contest, and helped engineer a balloon drop. It was a tremendous celebration and I was honored to be a part of it!


Set 1
Chuck Berry Johnny B Good
Everly Brothers Dream
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
Johnny Burnette & The Rock ‘N’ Roll Trio Your Baby Blue Eyes
Bobby Darin Splish Splash
Platters Twilight Time
Chuck Berry Reelin’ & Rockin
The Beatles Roll Over Beethoven
Elvis Presley Hound Dog
Link Wray & Robert Gordon Red Cadillac & A Black Moustache
Robert Gordon & Link Wray Red Hot
Wanda Jackson Honey Bop
Patsy Cline Crazy
Dion & the Belmonts A Teenager in Love
Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry Ain’t Got No Home
Elizabeth Cotten Freight Train
Fats Domino Ain’t That a Shame
B.B. King Rock Me Baby
Drifters Save the Last Dance for Me
Eddie Cochran Pink-Peg Slacks
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Sherry
The Chordettes Lollipop
Crests 16 Candles
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters Finger Poppin’ Time
Little Richard Lucille
Monotones Book Of Love
Smiley Lewis I Hear You Knocking
The Ventures Walk Don’t Run
Aubrey ‘Moon’ Mullican Seven Nights to Rock
Billy Bland Let The Little Girl Dance
Bo Diddley Who Do You Love?
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
Buddy Holly Peggy Sue
Doris Troy Just One Look
The Champs Tequila
Bobby Darin Splish Splash
Bill Haley & His Comets Shake, Rattle and Roll
Frankie Ford Sea Cruise
The Archies Sugar Sugar
Mary Wells My Guy
The Ronettes Be My Baby
Del Vikings Come Go With Me
John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John We Go Together
Bill Haley And The Comets Rock Around The Clock
Jerry Lee Lewis Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On
Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock
Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline
The Penguins Earth Angel
Patsy Cline Walkin’ After Midnight
Roy Orbison Only The Lonely
Name That Tune Contest
Platters Twilight Time
Chuck Berry Reelin’ & Rockin
The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie
Danny & the Juniors At the Hop
Hank Williams, Sr. Your Cheatin’ Heart
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
Johnny Otis Show Willie And The Hand Jive
Connie Francis Lipstick on Your Collar
Set 2
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
Everly Brothers Dream
The Penguins Earth Angel
Isley Brothers Shout!
The Big Bopper Chantilly Lace
Chubby Checker The Twist
Bill Haley And The Comets Rock Around The Clock
Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls Of Fire
Chuck Berry Johnny B Goode
Carl Perkins Blue Suede Shoes
Eddie Cochran C’mon Everybody
Danny & the Juniors At the Hop
Little Richard Tutti-Frutti
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John You’re the One That I Want
Brian Setzer Jump Jive & Wail
Roy Orbison Oh, Pretty Woman
Ben E. King Stand by Me
Frankie Avalon Venus
Fleetwoods Come Softly to Me
Fats Domino Blueberry Hill
Gene Vincent Say Mama
Wanda Jackson Let’s Have A Party
Chubby Checker Let’s Twist Again
Ricky Nelson My One Desire
Buddy Holly That’ll Be The Day
Mary Wells My Guy
Martha and The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
Temptations My Girl

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