Top Ten @ 10: October 16, 1961


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In honor of WCWP’s Homecoming Weekend and 53rd anniversary on the air (October 18, 1961), here’s the Top Ten @ 10 for October 16, 1961 as played by host Alan Seltzer on tonight’s edition of “The Grooveyard”

#10 “Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)” by Sue Thompson

#9 “Crying” by Roy Orbison

A 1987 duet with k.d. lang, introduced by guest host Jay Leno on the “Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”. . .

Here’s the interview with the duo that followed on the same show…

#8 “The Fly” by Chubby Checker

#7 “Mexico” by Bob Moore and His Orchestra

#6 “Ya Ya” by Lee Dorsey

Did you vote yet?

GY Greats 2014

#5 “Let’s Get Together” by Hayley Mills

…a duet–with herself–from the movie “The Parent Trap”

#4 “The Way You Look Tonigh” by The Lettermen

#3 “Bristol Stomp” by The Dovells

#2 “Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles

and #1  “Runaround Sue” by Dion

WCWP logo newWCWP’s Homecoming Weekend officially begins at noon on Friday and continues through Sunday at midnight.  Alan Seltzer will host from 8-10 PM on Friday night.  Join us 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.)

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite songs in our annual Grooveyard Greats listener survey.  The poll for your favorite songs of 1955 is open through next Thursday, while the survey for the best of 1961 opened this week.  And join us each week on…

“The Grooveyard”…

Where Oldies Come Alive!

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