Top Ten: December 8, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My Special Angel" by Bobby Helms #9 "Teardrops" by Lee Andrews and the Hearts #8 "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly and the Crickets   Hear the Countdown December 29! #7 "Kisses Sweeter Than  Wine" by Jimmie Rodgers #6 "You... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: Boom Boom and Birthdays

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, who celebrated his 82nd birthday on Tuesday. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of December 8, 1957, we'll play holiday... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: December 1, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Many Tears Ago" by Connie Francis #9 "Lonely Teenager" by Dion #8 "The Hucklebuck" by Chubby Checker   Vote in the finals now! 1957 and earlier     1958-60     1961-63 #7 "You Talk Too Much" by Joe Jones #6... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Bubble Bursting Hits

Join Alan Seltzer on The Grooveyard Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature songs that just missed the final round of this year's Great 88 listener survey.  A total of 84 songs were in the final round in the 2017 survey, but had their bubbles burst in the seventh annual survey. In addition, the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A “Great” Thanksgiving

We're planning a "Great" Thanksgiving Weekend! Saturday night on "The Grooveyard", host Alan Seltzer will replay the 2016 five-hour Great 88 countdown special.  The annual survey features the top songs as chosen by our listeners.  Listen to all your favorite hits between 7 PM and midnight. Voting is now open in the final round of... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 17, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 17, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Popeye (The Hitchhiker)" by Chubby Checker #9 "Bobby's Girl" by Marcie Blane #8 "Echo" by The Emotions   Vote in the finals now! 1957 and earlier     1958-60     1961-63 #7 "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett (with a... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Itsy Bitsy Birthdays

  Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Brian Hyland, who turned 75 on November 12. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of November 17, 1962, we'll play more of your... Continue Reading →

Ready…Set..Vote in the Finals!

Voting for the final round of the 2018 Grooveyard Great 88 is ow open. Choose from the top 100 songs from each of three different time periods:  1957 and earlier, 1958-1960 and 1961-63.  The winners will be unveiled during a special five-hour edition of "The Grooveyard"on Saturday, December 29 starting at 7 PM. Pick your... Continue Reading →

1963 – The Results

While other 2018  Great 88 first round surveys had as many as four songs repeating from the previous year, the poll for 1963 had only one song returning to the top positions.  A perennial favorite by the Ronettes returned for the third consecutive year.  Darlene Love returned to the Top Five, but as a member of... Continue Reading →

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