American Pie

A long, long time ago…  There is something about the 50’s that seemed so idyllic.  Growing up, I was so fascinated by what I thought the 50’s represented.  Every mother a June. Every father a Ward.  I remember longing for the milk and cookies scenario after school.  I know that the time was far from perfect, but it seemed so innocent.

But February made me shiver.  And we were singing…

Bye, Bye Miss American Pie

50's Buddy Holly

50's Buddy Holly

50's Buddy Holly

50's Buddy Holly

50's Buddy Holly

 Oo-ee-oo I look just like Buddy Holly. 

Side Note: American Pie was number one on the music charts the week I was born.  It’s such a song rife with meaning and just one of the coolest songs of all time.

Linking with Songography|American Pie, and Black and White Wednesday

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  1. I think I could live in the 50s (minus some of it) – so iconic, so polished.
    A rocked this!

  2. Ah, my son was born the year American Pie was written. Tom The Backroads Traveller
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  3. Love the photos and such a willing and talented model. 🙂

  4. really fantastic pictures!!!!!! loved them all plus perfect for the song! And then of course… that handsome mode, he´s really got itl!

  5. Oh heavens, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I adore these…so well done. Love, LoVe!!!
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  6. This was great love it! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Saun
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  7. I was born in the mid-50’s so I dont’ remember them all that well except for what I’ve seen in movies. Still is does seem like a different more simple time. I like these photos. Very nostalgic looking & cute too.

  8. just gorgeous Kim! so lovely! I love fifties fashion! x
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  9. These are just too adorable!!! I agree & we discuss it often now different life is now. Not just with how the technology has changed or lifestyle but more in how people behave or lack thereof these days. Sure is different.
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  10. What a wonderful model! What does he charge per hour? 🙂 My son used to charge me 10 cents per click.

  11. He does look like Buddy Holly! How cute.
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  12. He really got into character for this shoot-great to see!
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  13. Karen S. says:

    This totally rocks. Very cool!

  14. Very fun! Proud of your A for getting in front of the camera more of late!

  15. Perfect for the song and great shots in BW ~

    Happy Week to you,
    artmusedog and carol
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  16. Oh wow, you have a great model here. What a sport! Great shots. Thanks for linking up to Song-graphy.

  17. What a really fun photo shoot. Kudos to your model!
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  18. Oh, I just saw an article about American Pie. I think it was on Huffington Post.
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  19. Wonderful shots Kim, my favorite is the last one! How ever did you get your older son to model for you (bribing my son makes him impatient…) A huge congrats on Gracyn getting in! (I read from bottom up when I’ve been away ;)…
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  20. I would definitely not want to live in the 50s. Too clean, too strict, too… you name it. But I like the song and I love your photos. They are awesome! How did you get him to dress up and pose like that? Maybe cookies 😀

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