2016 Great 88 Results

GROOVEYARD 88_FINAL 2

Here’s the results of our fifth annual survey as you heard them on “The Grooveyard”:

1 Runaway – Del Shannon (1961)
2 That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
3 My True Story – Jive Five (1961)
4 Come Go With Me – Dell-Vikings (1957)
5 In the Still of the Night – Five Satins (1956)
6 The Twist – Chubby Checker (1960 and 1962)
7 I Wonder Why – Dion and the Belmonts (1958)
8 Oh What a Night – Dells (1956)

9 Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel) – Roy Orbison (1960)
10 Palisades Park – Freddy Cannon (1962)
11 Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Shirelles (1961)
12 A Teenager in Love – Dion and the Belmonts (1959)
13 The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Tokens (1961)
14 Sea of Love – Phil Phillips (1959)
15 Runaround Sue – Dion (1961)
16 Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly & Crickets (1957)

17 Little Star – Elegants (1958)
18 Duke of Earl – Gene Chandler (1962)
19 Earth Angel – Penguins (1954)
20 The Loco-Motion – Little Eva (1962)
21 It’s Only Make Believe – Conway Twitty (1958)
22 You Were Mine – Fireflies (1959)
23 It’s All in the Game – Tommy Edwards (1958)
24 He’s So Fine – Chiffons (1963)

25 Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino (1956)
26 Louis Louie – Kingsmen (1963)
27 Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry (1958)
28 Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley (1956)
29 I Only Have Eyes for You – Flamingos (1959)
30 Up On the Roof – Drifters (1963)
31 The Wah-Watusi – Orlons (1962)
32 Little Darlin’ – Diamonds (1957)

33 A Hundred Pounds of Clay – Gene McDaniels (1961)
34 Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home – Darlene Love (1963)
35 Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
36 Why Do Fools Fall in Love – Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (1956)
37 Angel Baby – Rosie and the Originals (1961)
38 Blue Monday – Fats Domino (1956)
39 Da Doo Ron Ron – Crystals (1963)
40 Searchin’ – Coasters (1957)

41 New Orleans – Gary US Bonds (1960)
42 Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell (1956)
43 Lonely Teardrops – Jackie Wilson (1959)
44 Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley and His Comets (1955)
45 Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin (1960)
46 The Wanderer – Dion (1962)
47 Long Tall Sally – Little Richard (1956)
48 Everyday – Buddy Holly (1957)

49 You Belong to Me – Duprees (1962)
50 Wake Up Little Susie – Everly Brothers (1957)
51 Oh Boy! – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
52 Crying – Roy Orbison (1961)
53 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home) – Impalas (1959)
54 Bye Bye Love – Everly Brothers (1957)
55 Stand By Me – Ben E. King (1961)
56 Rave On – Buddy Holly (1958)

57 The Night Has 1000 Eyes – Bobby Vee (1963)
58 You Send Me – Sam Cooke (1957)
59 Our Day Will Come – Ruby and the Romantics (1963)
60 The Great Pretender – Platters (1956)
61 Poetry in Motion – Johnny Tillotson (1960)
62 Love is Strange – Mickey and Sylvia (1957)
63 Shout (Parts 1 and 2) – Isley Brothers (1959)
64 Donna – Ritchie Valens (1959)

65 One Fine Day – Chiffons (1963)
66 Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran (1958)
67 Walking to New Orleans – Fats Domino (1960)
68 He’s a Rebel – Crystals (1962)
69 Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin (1959)
70 Be My Baby – Ronettes (1963)
71 Save the Last Dance for Me – Drifters (1960)
72 I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash (1956)

73 When Will I Be Loved – Everly Brothers (1960)
74 Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard (1958)
75 Church Bells May Ring – Willows (1956)
76 Rhythm of the Rain – Cascades (1963)
77 It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly (1959)
78 Let the Good Times Roll – Shirley and Lee (1956)
79 All I Have to Do is Dream – Everly Brothers (1958)
80 Telstar – Tornados (1962)

81 Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis (1957)
82 Heat Wave – Martha and the Vandellas (1963)
83 Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (1962)
84 Ain’t Got No Home – Clarence “Frogman” Henry (1956)
85 Maybellene – Chuck Berry (1955)
86 Walk Like a Man – Four Seasons (1963)
87 Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry (1956)
88 Money (That’s What I Want) – Barrett Strong (1960)

Here’s a survey sheet with the results, just like you used to get at your local record store.

WCWP logo new

Listen to “The Grooveyard” on 88.1 FM on Long Island Saturday nights from 7-10 PM by clicking the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org, or with the TuneIn application.  You can also follow us on Twitter.  Join us on . . .

“The Grooveyard”

…Where Oldies Come Alive!

Advertisements

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: