Saturday night at 7 PM on “The Grooveyard”, we’ll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called “The Day the Music Died”. Host Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper. He’ll also share some unusual versions of his songs, and other music related to the event.
We,ll also pay tribute to legendary disc jockey Harry Harrison, who passed away last week. The “Morning Mayor”, who had a radio career exceeding 50 years, is the only DJ to be a WMCA Good Guy, a WABC All American and part of the legendary WCBS-FM lineup when it was an oldies station.
In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of February 1, 1958, we’ll play your favorites during the Grooveyard Party hour and update voting in our Love Song Survey.
Just one week remains to vote in our annual Love Song Survey There’s two different polls, one for love songs of the 1950s, and one for love songs from 1960-1963. Pick 10 favorites from each group of years daily through February 8th at 10 PM. You can also write in other songs if your choice isn’t listed. Details are available here.
Listen to “The Grooveyard” following “Rick’s Redneck Ranch” each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island or by clicking the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org, via the TuneIn app. or the WCWP app on your iPhone or Android device. You can also follow us on Twitter.
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