Top Ten: September 19, 1956

Here’s the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 19, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on “The Grooveyard”:


“It’s Too Late by Chuck Willis


“The Flying Saucer (Pt 1 and 2)” by Buchanan and Goodman


“Rip It Up” by Little Richard

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“Let the Good Times Roll” by Shirley and Lee


“Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley

Hound Dog was a two-sided hit with the following song, both performed the October 28. 1956 on the Ed Sullivan Show…

“Don’t Be Cruel” by Elvis Presley


“My Prayer” by The Platters


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

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“So Long” by Fats Domino


“Honky Tonk Pt 2” by Bill Doggett


“Fever” by Little Willie John

Voting is now open in the ninth annual Great 88 survey.  Pick your 10 favorite songs from 1956 and 1958  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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