A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 30, 2016
“Golden oldie”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Similar terms include “blast from the past” and “oldie but goodie.”

(Oxford English Dictionary)
golden oldie n. colloq.  (a) a familiar old song, film, etc., that remains popular and is still regarded with affection; (b) a popular older or elderly person; esp. a veteran performer, etc., who retains his or her popularity or appeal.
1966 Time 2 Dec. 46 The platter..promises to become what the deejays call a ‘Golden Oldie’.
1971 Amer. Polit. Sci. Rev. 65 781/1 New faces and golden oldies alike.

OCLC WorldCat record
Sing along : 84 golden oldies
Author: Bill Hansen
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : California Music Press ; New York : C. Hansen [distributor], ©1961.
Edition/Format: Musical score : English

OCLC WorldCat record
Golden oldies : for all organs.
Publisher: Miami Beach : Charles Hansen, ©1962.
Series: Hansen’s all organ series, no. 7.
Edition/Format: Musical score : English

OCLC WorldCat record
Together Golden oldie
Author: Anne Murray
Publisher: [Mississauga, Ont.] : Capitol, 1976.
Edition/Format: Music : 45 rpm : English

Posted by Barry Popik
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