Here’s the Top Ten @ 10 for October 11, 1959 as heard on this week’s edition of The Grooveyard:
#10 : “The Three Bells” by The Browns
#9 “Poison Ivy” by The Coasters
#8 “Deck of Cards” by Wink Martindale
#7 “Red River Rock” by Johnny and the Hurricanes
#6 “(‘Til) I Kissed You” by the Everly Brothers
#5 “Don’t You Know” by Della Reese
#4 “I’m Gonna Get Married” by Lloyd Price
#3 “Mr. Blue” by The Fleetwoods
#2 “Put Your Head on My Shoulder” by Paul Anka
#1 “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin
Don’t forget to vote in the Grooveyard Greats polls. You have until next Thursday to vote for the best songs of 1962. Voting opened today for the best of 1959. You can vote for up to 10 favorite songs for each year. The full schedule of upcoming polls and links to results of completed polls are available here.
Looking forward to next week, we’ll offer a special preview of WCWP’s annual Homecoming Weekend on “The Rock Show” an “The Grooveyard” Thursday night. Bobby G will offer a special survey of the best of 1963 on a birthday edition of “The Rock Show” at 7 PM, followed by some surprises on “The Grooveyard”. Alan Seltzer and Grooveyard fill-in hosts Bobby G and Scott Perschke–the regular host of the Wednesday edition of “The Rock Show”–will also be among hosts of special shows during the weekend. Thursday night’s shows will be underwritten by St. Francis Prep and CRC Crump.
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