This Week: Boogie with Bandstand and The Beatles

Bandstand Dick Clark

Two iconic musical anniversaries will be celebrated this week on “The Grooveyard” and “Saturday Soiree”.

Thursday night at 9 PM on “The Grooveyard”, Alan Seltzer honors the anniversary of Dick Clark beginning host duties on the show that became “American Bandstand” by playing music by artists that performed on the show.  On July 9. 1956, Clark replaced Bob Horn on a local dance show on WFIL in Philadelphia called “Bandstand” after the original host was charged with DUI.  The Top Ten @ 10 will feature the hits of July 9, 1962.

SatSoiree logoOn the “Saturday Soiree”, host Bobby G looks back at the premiere of “A Hard Days Night” 51 years ago by playing the soundtrack and bonus tracks.  The Soiree Survey features the charted songs from July 11 1965.

WCWP logo newBoth “The Grooveyard” and the “Saturday Soiree” can be heard on 88.1 FM on Long Island, the 88.1 FM link on or the TuneIn app on your SmartPhone.  (You can also click the logo on the left.)  Join us on. . .

“The Grooveyard”

…Where Oldies Come Alive!





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