Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2016 Grooveyard Great 88, we’ll share a video of one song that just missed the survey. Hear the full Great 88 on a special five hour edition of “The Grooveyard” on Saturday, December 30 from 7 PM to midnight. Check out the complete year-end schedule here.
“Till I Kissed You” by The Everly Brothers (1959)
A cover version by country singer Connie Smith reached #10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1976. It has also been a popular choice for reggae artists and several covers have been recorded including those by: Nan McClean, Delroy Jones, Dobbie Dobson and Al Campbell.
2016: not on survey, Highest Ranking: #25 (2014)
Come back each day as we unwrap another song that just missed the Great 88. You can also check out first round results here. Then join host Alan Seltzer on”The Grooveyard” for the Great 88 countdown on a special five-hour show Saturday, December 30 at 7 PM until midnight. Listen to us immediately each Saturday night from 7-10 PM after “Rick’s Redneck Ranch” on 88.1 FM on Long Island or by clicking the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org. You can also follow us on Twitter.
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