The Finals Are Here!

Voting for the final round of the 2019 Grooveyard Great 88 is now 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 28 starting at 7 PM. Pick your... Continue Reading →

1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception. Out of the 65 songs receiving support, 20 songs were within a percent of th Top Five.  Dion and Kathy Young and the Innocents returned to the top positions, both for a second... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 9, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 9, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Susie Darlin'" by Robin Luke #9 "The End" by Earl Grant #8 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day   The Finals Begin Next Week! #7 "You Cheated" by The Shields #6 "Tom Dooley" by The Kingston Trio... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Turkey-Free Birthdays

There won't be any turkeys--just many of the greatest hits ands your forgotten favorites--when you join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM.  We'll feature artists celebrating birthdays this month, including a six-pack of hits by Brian Hyland, who turns 76 on November 12. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will... Continue Reading →

Update: Back to the Blog

Retro Dee normally writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Following her evacuation in the California wildfires, I asked that she share her experiences.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hi folks it’s Retro Dee and... Continue Reading →

1955 and Earlier – The Results

  Like other 2019 Great 88 listener surveys, the poll for the best songs of 1955 and earlier were unusually close.  Ten songs finished in striking distance of first place.  That was a significant change from last year's poll when The Penguins and Chuck Berry's Maybelline each had an unusually high 8% of the vote. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 2, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 2, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows #9 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #8 "It's All Right" by The Impressions   Did you vote yet? #7 "Donna the Prima... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Time Waits for No One

Bobby G hopes you can spare a few hours when he fills in for host Alan Seltzer onThe Grooveyard Saturday night.  Bobby will pay tribute to clocks being turned back for the end of Daylight Savings Time Saturday night with an hour of songs related to time. He'll also play the top songs of November... Continue Reading →

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