Top Ten @ 10: March 28, 1956


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Here’s the Top Ten @ 10 for March 28, 1956, as presented by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on “The Grooveyard”

#10 “Speedo” by The Cadillacs

(This video was from Earl “Speedo” Carroll’s last performance with the Cadillacs, January 22, 2011.)

#9  “Devil or Angel” by The Clovers

#8 “No Money Down” by Chuck Berry

#7 “Tutti Frutti” by Little Richard

(Video from “Don’t Knock the Rock”)

#6 “Bo Weevil” by Fats Domino

#5 “Eddie My Love” by The Teen Queens

#4 “Ain’t That Lovin’ You Baby” by Jimmy Reed

(Includes an explanation by  Jimmy Reed of how he recorded the song.)

#3 “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

#2 “The Great Pretender” by The Platters

(From the movie “Rock Around the Clock”)

#1 “Drown in My Own Tears” by Ray Charles

(From the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival)

 

NOTES:  Thanks to Supersub Bobby G for filling in for Alan Seltzer.  Bobby is usually heard on the Thursday night edition of “The Rock Show” on WCWP, immediately preceding “The Grooveyard”. . . . Don’t forget to support Super-sub Bobby G’s Team Annie campaign to support the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation.  Bobby has helped raise over $20,000 in the last two years in memory of his late daughter.  You can make donations on the “Team Annie page”. . . . Alan Seltzer will be hosting “The Rock Show on Friday at 7 PM.  His guest will be Peter Thomas Fornatale, co-author with his late father, progressive radio legend and former TRS guest Pete Fornatale,  of 50 Licks: Myths and Stories from Half a Century of the Rolling Stones.  Details on Friday’s show are posted here.  . . .  Check out what’s coming up on “The Grooveyard” on Twitter.  Follow us @GrooveyardWCWP. . . . You can also get the weekly video Top Ten @ 10 and other show announcements in your e-mail. Put your address in the “Follow” box in the upper right hand area of this page, . . .  As always, your song requests, comments, suggestions andpotato kugel recipes are welcome.  Just Tweet us or fill in the form below.  And join us each week on. . .

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