Here’s the Top Ten songs of September 27, 1955, as heard on tonight’s edition of “The Grooveyard” with Alan Seltzer:
#10 “Gumdrop” by The Crew-Cuts
#9 “Wake the Town and Tell the People” by Les Baxter & Orchestra
#8 “Moments to Remember” by The Four Lads
#7 “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and His Comets
#6 “Autumn Leaves” by Roger Williams
#5 “Maybelline” by Chuck Berry
#4 “Seventeen” by Boyd Bennett and the Rockets
#3 “Love Is a Very Splendored Thing” by The Four Aces
#2 “Ain’t That a Shame” by Fats Domino
#1 “The Yellow Rose of Texas” by Mitch Miller
First a bonus version by Stan Freberg…
…and the hit by the host of NBC’s “Sing Along With Mitch”
Don’t forget to vote in the Grooveyard Greats polls. You have until next Thursday to vote for the best songs of 1960. Voting opened today for the best of 1955 and earlier. You can vote for up to 10 favorite songs for each year. The full schedule is available here.
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