We Get It On For You!

Have a request or dedication you'd like to hear during the Grooveyard Party Hour? Since shows are still being produced from host Alan Seltzer's new home studio, phone requests are not currently possible.  However, you can post requests for your favorite songs from 1963 or earlier here by Monday at 7 PM to be heard... Continue Reading →

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Behind the Scenes: Rolling with Rego

There's been a lot of listener reaction to Rego, a 3-month old parakeet and the new sidekick on The Grooveyard.  She recently became part of the homestead that are now the studios of our show. Before Saturday night's show, Rego and Alan listened to a recording of her part of the program as an evaluation. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 1, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Please Help Me I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin #9 "Mission Bell" by Donnie Brooks #8 "Volare" by Bobby Rydell #7 "Alley-Oop" by Dante and the Evergreens #6 "Image of a Girl" by The Safaris Support Public... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Bandstand Blast

We'll have a Bandstand Boogie Saturday night on The Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer celebrates the 63rd anniversary of American Bandstand. Originally a local show in Philadelphia, ABC aired Bandstand nationally for the first time August 5, 1957 and changed the name to American Bandstand.  We'll play many of the artists who had significant performances... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 25, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 25, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Frankie" by Connie Francis Tonight's show featured two-sided hits, or "double plays" in honor of the delayed start of the baseball season.  By coincidence, #10 and #9 was a two-sided hit. #9 "Lipstick on Your Collar"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Plays

In honor of the delayed start of baseball season, double plays with two-sided hits will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night. Included is a six-pack of three two-sided hits by Elvis Presley, who had 14 two-sided hits, more than any other artist in the 1950s and 1960s.  (The Beatles were second with nine, and... Continue Reading →

Summer Fashions of the 1950s!

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello mes amis! It’s Retro Dee with another Fifties Fashion Fix! Today we’ll be taking about bathing suits and I know... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 18, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 18, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Little Star" by The Elegants #9 "One Summer Night" by The Danleers #8 "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin #7 "Hang Up My Rock 'n Roll Shoes" by Chuck Willis #6 "Endless Sleep" by Jody Reynolds Support... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: July Jubiliation

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Dion with and without the Belmonts, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring songs written by Bobby Day. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits... Continue Reading →

True Vintage Fashion Finds: Pat Hartly

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Bon jour, mes amis! I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to True Vintage Fashion Finds! In this section, I’ll be sharing some... Continue Reading →

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