This Week: Celebrations for Chuck Berry and WCWP


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It’s party time this week on “The Grooveyard” and WCWP.

Thursday night on “The Grooveyard”, host Alan Seltzer celebrates the upcoming 88th birthday of Chuch Berry by playing some favorite songs by the artist.  Continuing a tradition on the show, the week’s Top Ten @ 10 will commemorate the 53rd birthday of WCWP by playing the top hits of October 26, 1961, the week the station went on the air.WCWP logo new

The party continues Friday at noon, when the station begins it’s annual “Homecoming Weekend”.  For 60 hours through Sunday night at midnight, station alumni return to the station to bring back their original shows.  Program hosts from the station’s earliest days to the most recent graduates will participate.  Alan Seltzer will host his Homecoming Show Friday night at 8 PM, and supersub Bobby G will celebrate his own birthday by partnering with Survey Guy Mike Riccio Saturday morning at 9 AM.

GY Greats 2014Voting also continues in our annual “Grooveyard Greats listener poll.  You can choose your 10 favorite songs of 1960 now through Thursday, and the best of 1955 and earlier through the end of next week’s show.  Choose songs from the list, or write in your own favorites.  Details and a full schedule are on our first round page here.

“The Grooveyard” can be heard on 88.1 FM on Long Island, the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org or the TuneIn app on your SmartPhone.  (You can also click the logo on the right.)  Join us on. . .

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…Where Oldies Come Alive!

 

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