Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2017 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.
“Have You Heard” by The Duprees (1963)
Written by Lew Douglas, Frank LaVere and LeRoy W. Rodde and published in 1952, the biggest hit version was recorded by Joni James in 1952 and charted the next year. The song was revived by The Duprees and became a hit again in 1963.
2016: not on survey, Highest Ranking: #74 (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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