2019 Great 88 Results

Here are the results of our eighth annual Grooveyard Great 88 listener survey:
1 – Be My Baby – Ronettes (1963)
2 – Come Go With Me – Dell-Vikings (1957)
3 – Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Shirelles (1961)
4 – Duke of Earl – Gene Chandler (1962)
5 – Earth Angel – Penguins (1954)
6 – My True Story – Jive Five (1961)
7 – Angel Baby – Rosie and the Originals (1961)
8 – Palisades Park – Freddy Cannon (1962)
9 – Runaround Sue – Dion (1961)
10 – In the Still of the Night – Five Satins (1956)
11 – A Hundred Pounds of Clay – Gene McDaniels (1961)
12, – He’s So Fine – Chiffons (1963)
13 – Stay – Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (1960)
14 – When – Kalin Twins (1958)
15 – Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino (1956)
16 – The Loco-Motion – Little Eva (1962)
17 – Up On the Roof – Drifters (1963)
18 – Pretty Little Angel Eyes – Curtis Lee (1961)
19 – That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
20 – Quarter to Three – Gary US Bonds (1961)
21 – What a Difference a Day Makes – Dinah Washington (1959)
22 – The Wah Watusi – Orlons (1962)
23 – Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home – Darlene Love (1963)
24 – Wake Up Little Susie – Everly Brothers (1957)
25 – The Twist – Chubby Checker (1960 and 1962)
26 – La Bamba – Richie Valens (1958)
27 – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On – Jerry Lee Lewis (1957)
28 – It’s All in the Game – Tommy Edwards (1958)
29 – A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation – Marty Robbins (1957)
30 – Sea of Love – Phil Phillips (1959)
31 – Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly & Crickets (1957)
32 – It’s Only Make Believe – Conway Twitty (1958)
33 – New Orleans – Gary US Bonds (1960)
34 – My True Love – Jack Scott (1958)
35 – A Teenager in Love – Dion and the Belmonts (1959)
36 – I Wonder Why – Dion and the Belmonts (1958)
37 – A Thousand Stars – Kathy Young and the Innocents (1960)
38 – What in the World’s Come Over You – Jack Scott (1960)
39 – Walk Right Back – Everly Brothers (1961)
40 – At the Hop – Danny and the Juniors (1958)
41 – Sea Cruise – Frankie Ford (1959)
42 – Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry (1956)
43 – Jim Dandy – LaVern Baker (1957)
44 – Party Doll – Buddy Knox (1957)
45 – Fingertips (Part 2) – Little Stevie Wonder (1963)
46 – The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant (1956)
47 – Silhouettes – Rays (1957)
48 – Cathy’s Clown – Everly Brothers (1960)
49 – Hound Dog – Elvis Presley (1956)
50 – Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
51 – Blue Monday – Fats Domino (1956)
52 – Lonely Teardrops – Jackie Wilson (1959)
53 – Searchin’ – Coasters (1957)
54 – I’ve Had It – Bell Notes (1959)
55 – Be Bop a Lula – Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps (1956)
56 – Pipeline – Chantays (1963)
57 – Oh Boy! – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
58 – Rock and Roll Waltz – Kay Starr (1956)
59 – Maybe Baby – Crickets (1958)
60 – Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell (1956)
61 – All I Have to Do is Dream – Everly Brothers (1958)
62 – Long Tall Sally – Little Richard (1956)
63 – Rave On – Buddy Holly (1958)
64 – Runaway – Del Shannon (1961)
65 – Everyday – Buddy Holly (1957)
66 – Gee – Crows (1953)
67 – Devoted to You – Everly Brothers (1958)
68 – Louie Louie – Kingsmen (1963)
69 – Claudette – Everly Brothers (1958)
70 – Ain’t That a Shame – Fats Domino (1955)
71 – It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly (1959)
72 – Sixty Minute Man – Billy Ward and the Dominos (1951)
73 – Whispering Bells – Dell-Vikings (1957)
74 – Bird Dog – Everly Brothers (1958)
75 – Mockingbird – Inez and Charlie Foxx (1963)
76 – Think It Over – Crickets (1958)
77 – Little Star – Elegants (1958)
78 – Sukiyaki – Kyu Sakamoto (1963)
79 – Till I Kissed You – Everly Brothers (1959)
80 – Heartbeat – Buddy Holly (1958)
81 – Personality – Lloyd Price (1959)
82 – Sway – Bobby Rydell (1960)
83 – Could This Be Magic – Dubs (1957)
84 – Telstar – Tornados (1962)
85 – Hello Stranger – Barbara Lewis (1963)
86 – I Want You, I Need You, I Love You – Elvis Presley (1956)
87 – Vacation – Connie Francis (1962)
88 – Wipe Out – Surfaris (1963)

As always, here’s a survey sheet with the results of the 2019 survey,  just like you used to get at your local record store.

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