Playback: Flashback 1959

Saturday night at 7 PM, join Alan Seltzer for a repeat broadcast the top hits of 1959 in a Flashback special show on "The Grooveyard".  We'll count down the Top 50 songs of the year and share as many other hits that charted in 1959 as possible. Technical issues prevented recording the scheduled program for... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Let’s Twist Again

...or waltz, do the watusi, the monkey, cha-cha-cha, and even the Freeze. Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature dance-related songs in honor of National Dance Day.  We'll feature a six-pack of twisting hits plus many more songs to keep you moving. In addition, the Grooveyard Top... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: September Salutes

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Brook Benton, whose birthday is on September 19th. In addition, the Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of September 12, 1958, we'll play more of your favorites... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Almost Great Again

There may be no LIU football this year, but there's still a great kickoff!  Join us Saturday at 7 PM as we count down the songs you voted for in the 2019 Grooveyard Great 88 in an expanded five-hour edition of "The Grooveyard" Host Alan Seltzer began the listener survey--originally the "Grooveyard Greats" in 2012. ... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Summer Celebrations

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by The Shirelles in honor of August birthdays by Doris Kenner, Doris Coley and Beverly Lee.  The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love".... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Elvis is In the Building

We'll commemorate Sunday's 43rd anniversary of Elvis Presley's death this weekend on the Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer shares music from one of his most important concerts. While Elvis appeared on New York-based television programs like the Ed Sullivan and Steve Allen shows, recorded music in local studios and even embarked to Germany from Brooklyn... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Where Were You in ’62?

National League baseball returned to New York when the Mets took the field for the first time.  Jackie Kennedy gave Americans a tour of the White House, followed a few months later by her husband handling the Cuban Missile Crisis.  And in between, Marilyn Monroe died and "West Side Story" won 10 Academy Awards  including... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Bandstand Blast

We'll have a Bandstand Boogie Saturday night on The Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer celebrates the 63rd anniversary of American Bandstand. Originally a local show in Philadelphia, ABC aired Bandstand nationally for the first time August 5, 1957 and changed the name to American Bandstand.  We'll play many of the artists who had significant performances... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Plays

In honor of the delayed start of baseball season, double plays with two-sided hits will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night. Included is a six-pack of three two-sided hits by Elvis Presley, who had 14 two-sided hits, more than any other artist in the 1950s and 1960s.  (The Beatles were second with nine, and... Continue Reading →

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