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 →

True Vintage Fashion Finds: Betty Barclay

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Bon jour, mes amis! I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to True Vintage Fashion Finds! In this section, I’ll be sharing some... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 22, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 22, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "If I Had a Hammer" by Trini Lopez #9 "Denise" by Randy and the Rainbows #8 "Hey Girl" by Freddie Scott #7 "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" by Allan Sherman #6 "Blowin' in the Wind" by Peter... 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 →

Top Ten: August 15, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 15, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Love Letters in the Sand" by Pat Boone #9 "And That Reminds Me" by Della Reese #8 "Whispering Bells" by The Del Vikings #7 "Goody Goody" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers #6 "Honeycomb" by Jimmy... 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 →

5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and Surprise! This time I’ll be taking about songs from the 60’s! That’s right! Although the... 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 (from Dirty Dancing Live in Concert 1988) #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7... 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 →

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