Top Ten @ Ten: August 2, 1960

Here’s the Top Ten songs of August 2, 1960 as heard on tonight’s edition of “The Grooveyard”:

#10 “Finger Poppin’ Time” by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters

#9 “Feel So Fine” by Johnny Preston

#8 “Ally Oop” by Dante and the Evergreens

NOTE: There were two popular versions of “Ally Oop” released on the same date.  The above version appeared on local surveys, while the Hollywood Argyles (Gary Paxton) was the bigger national hit.  For those of you who prefer the other version, here’s a bonus video…

#7 “Image of a Girl” by The Safaris

(The group is rehearsing the song in this 2007 video featuring original members Jimmy Stephens and Marv Rosenberg.)

#6 “Please Help Me I’m Falling” by Hank Locklin

#5 “Tell Laura I Love Her” by Ray Peterson

#4 “I’m Sorry” by Brenda Lee

#3 “Only the Lonely” by Roy Orbison

#2 “It’s Now or Never” by Elvis Presley

and # 1 “Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland

As always, your comments, rice pudding recipes, song requests and suggestions are welcome.  And thanks for listening to…

“The Grooveyard”…

Where Oldies Come Alive!


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