Top Ten: August 18, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 18, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "See You in September" by The Tempos #9 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan #8 "My Heart is an Open Book" by Carl Dobkins Jr. #7 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #6 "Small World" by... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: A Birthday Blowout!

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating August birthdays.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by The Ronettes in honor of Ronnie Spector's 75th birthday.  The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love" and other birthday artists. In addition, the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Dose of Dan

By popular request, a special tribute to Dan Ingram will be featured on "The Grooveyard" this week. Host Alan Seltzer will feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten features the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of the radio host's first "unofficial" show on WABC.  You can... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 4, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 4, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Over the Rainbow" by The Demensions #9 "Mission Bell" by Donnie Brooks #8 "Volare" by Bobby Rydell #7 "Alley Oop" by Dante and the Evergreens #6 "Image of a Girl" by The Safaris Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: ABC=American Bandstand Celebration

We'll have a Bandstand Boogie Saturday night on The Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer celebrates the 61st 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 →

Top Ten: July 28, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 28, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Searchin'" by The Coasters #8 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #7 "Stardust" by Billy Ward and the Dominos #6 "Teddy Bear"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Jubilation in July

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 Dion with and without the Belmonts, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring songs written by Bobby Day. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback special featuring the top songs of 1962.  Here's the top songs of that year, as played tonight by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #6 "Roses... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Flashback 1962

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 →

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