Top Ten: August 31, 1956

There were two TopTen surveys on tonight’s program due to our being pre-empted by LIU Sharks Football next week.  Here’s the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 31, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on “The Grooveyard”:


“Be-Bop-a-Lula” by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps


“Tonight You Belong to Me by Patience and Prudence


“I Want You I Need You I Love You by Elvis Presley


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“In the Still of the Night” by The Five Satins


“The Flying Saucer” by Buchanan and Goodman


“Don’t Be Cruel” by Elvis Presley


“Fever” by Little Willie John

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“Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley


“Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)” by Doris Day


“My Prayer” by The Platters

Voting has officially started in the eighth annual Great 88 surveys.  Pick your 10 favorite songs from  1963 and 1956  here daily.  A full first round schedule and additional information can be found here.   You can also find the results of earlier surveys in the Great 88 section.

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