Remember when… R&B was king for 1950s teens at the Northside “Y”

November 1, 2013   // 0 Comments

  By Richard G. Carter “In my bed each night I get dreaming, that you were here by my side. And lately I haven’t been sleeping, I just lay there in sorrow and cry. Oh, oh darling dear…” The Counts, “Darling Dear” (Dot Records-1956) Back in my Milwaukee teens, I was a champion party-goer and party-thrower. As a matter of fact, Ben and Marlene Johnson -- noted former local politicians -- ...

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