Before we get to this week’s survey, have you voted this week for the songs in our “Grooveyard Greats” survey? The first survey in the first round begins this week. Current polls will be posted each week on the “Grooveyard Greats” link. Vote here for your favorite songs of 1963, and visit our “Grooveyard Greats” page for updates.
Those of you who voted can enjoy a bonus video as part of the Top Ten songs of September 6, 1963, as heard on this week’s edition of “The Grooveyard”: Everyone else is on the honor system.
#10 “Blowin’ in the Wind” by Peter Paul and Mary
#9 “Why Don’t You Believe Me” by The Duprees
#8 “If I Had a Hammer” by Trini Lopez
And since you can’t really do a great protest song without a gown, heels and hot dancers, here’s a bonus version of this song by Debbie Reynolds….
#7 “Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh” by Allan Sherman
#6 “Sally, Go ‘Round the Roses” by The Jaynetts
#5 “Heat Wave” by Martha and the Vandellas
#4 “Be My Baby” by The Ronettes
#3 “Blue Velvet” by Bobby Vinton
#2 “Candy Girl” by The Four Seasons
…and #1 “My Boyfriend’s Back” by The Angels
Now that you’ve seen and heard some of the top songs of 1963, it’s time to vote for your favorites. Go to the “Grooveyard Greats” poll for 1963 and let us know your 10 favorite songs of the year. There will be a new poll for a different year starting each week, and the top songs from each year’s survey will go to the “Grooveyard Greats” finals later on. Go here to vote.
As always, your comments, suggestions, song requests and guacamole recipes are welcome below. And join us each Thursday at 9 PM on WCWP-FM for…