While visiting the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City last week for their first anniversary, I found this obscure display case with a letter from Buddy Holly to his mother. Listen to "The Grooveyard" following "Rick's Redneck Ranch" each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island, by clicking the... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: June 29, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 29, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My Home Town" by Paul Anka #9 "Only the Lonely" by Roy Orbison #8 "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" by Connie Francis #7 "Mule Skinner Blues" by The Fendermen #6 "Cathy's Clown" by The Everly Brothers Support 88.1... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Rainbow of Hits

"The Grooveyard" celebrates Pride Weekend by featuring a rainbow of color songs this Saturday night at 7 PM. The weekend celebrates the 50th anniverary of the Stonewall Inn uprising in Greenwich Village.  Included will be a six-pack of blue songs--including an Under the Covers segment. The Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of June... Continue Reading →

Retro Dee’s Picks for The Summer Song Survey!

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello folks! Retro Dee here and once again WCWP’s The Grooveyard has brought us another swell song survey!... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Summer Songs 2019

There was no Grooveyard Top Ten this week due to the countdown of the listener Summer Song Survey.   You can see video versions of all the songs at the links below.  In addition, a list of the songs--similar to the survey sheets that we used to pick up in record stores--is available here. Number 1... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Here Comes Summer

Host Alan Seltzer celebrates this week's Summer Solstice Saturday night at 7 PM when "The Grooveyard" unveils the results of this year's Summer Song Survey. As in past summer song surveys, the poll features both songs about the season and hits popular during the summer months.  The songs may have been heard on transistor radios... Continue Reading →

Life in the 50’s: Popular Pets of the 1950s!

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello again, my friends! It’s Retro Dee with another addition of Life in the 50’s! For... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 15, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 15, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #8 "Little Darlin'" by The Diamonds #7 "Come Go With Me" by The Del-Vikings #6 "Wonderful!... Continue Reading →

This Week: June Birthdays are a Beach

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 Jackie Wilson, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring the Beach Boys to celebrate the birthdays of Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

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