Before watching this week’s Top Ten @ 10 videos, be sure to vote in the Grooveyard Greats polls. The poll for the best songs of 1963 closes next Thursday at 11 PM. The poll for the best of 1957 opened today and will remain open for two weeks. You can vote for up to 10 favorite songs for each year, with a new poll available each week. The full schedule is available here.
Here’s the Top Ten songs for September 13, 1957, as heard on The Grooveyard with Jay Mirabile filling in for Alan Seltzer:
#10 ” Fascination” by Jane Morgan:
#9 “And That Reminds Me” by Della Reese
#8 “Mr. Lee” by The Bobbettes
#7 “Chances Are” by Johnny Mathis
#6 “Happy, Happy Birthday Baby” by The Tune Weavers
(Video featuring Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse)
#5 “Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On” by the Jerry Lee Lewis
#4 “Honeycomb” by Jimmie Rodgers
#3 “Diana” by Paul Anka
#2 “That’ll Be the Day” by The Crickets
…and #1 “Tammy” by Debbie Reynolds
(Video from the movie “Tammy and the Bachelor”)
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Don’t forget to vote in the Grooveyard Greats polls. You have until next Thursday to vote for the best songs of 1963. Voting opened today for the best of 1957. You can vote for up to 10 favorite songs for each year. The full schedule is available here..
Thanks to Jay for filling in for Alan this week. He’s hosted “DFK: The Disco & Funk King Show” Sundays at 1-4 PM on WCWP-FM since 1989. Hopefully, he’ll get it right soon.
Alan Seltzer will be hosting “The Rock Show” Friday night at 7 PM. One minor schedule change: Along with featuring music to commemorate Fashion Week, Alan will also mark the end of Colony Records, the iconic Times Square record store closing this month after 64 years. All the shows can be heard via the “88.1 FM link” on wcwp.org. Alan will be back next Thursday at 9 PM on…