2014 Great 88 Results

The Grooveyard Greats was expanded to become Grooveyard Great 88. in 2014   Here’s the results:

1 Wake Up Little Susie – Everly Brothers (1957)
2 Be My Baby – Ronettes (1963)
3 Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Bryan Hyland (1960)
4 Little Darlin’ – Diamonds (1957)
5 Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin (1959)
6 Blue Moon – Marcels (1961)
7 Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel) – Roy Orbison (1960)
8 That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)

9 Oh What a Night – Dells (1956)
10 Runaway – Del Shannon (1961)
11 Palisades Park – Freddy Cannon (1962)
12 Bye Bye Love – Everly Brothers (1957)
13 Rave On – Buddy Holly (1958)
14 Let the Good Times Roll – Shirley and Lee (1956)
15 Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley (1957)
16 All I Have to Do is Dream – Everly Brothers (1958)

17 Crying – Roy Orbison (1961)
18 In the Still of the Night – Five Satins (1956)
19 Da Doo Ron Ron – Crystals (1963)
20 Chances Are – Johnny Mathis (1957)
21 When Will I Be Loved – Everly Brothers (1960)
22 Since I Don’t Have You – Skyliners (1959)
23 Blowin’ in the Wind – Peter Paul and Mary (1963)
24 Only You (and You Alone) – Platters (1955)

25 Till I Kissed You – Everly Brothers (1959)
26 Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley and His Comets (1955)
27 The Twist – Chubby Checker (1960 and 1962)
28 Dream Lover – Bobby Darin (1959)
29 Why Do Fools Fall in Love – Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (1956)
30 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes – Bobby Vee (1963)
31 You Send Me – Sam Cooke (1957)
32 Hound Dog – Elvis Presley (1956)

33 Breaking Up is Hard to Do – Neil Sedaka (1962)
34 Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Shirelles (1961)
35 I Wonder Why – Dion and the Belmonts (1958)
36 This Magic Moment – Drifters (1960)
37 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Platters (1959)
38 Little Star – Elegants (1958)
39 I Only Have Eyes for You – Flamingos (1959)
40 Earth Angel – Penguins (1954)

41 It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley (1960)
42 Fools Rush In – Rick Nelson (1960)
43 Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly & Crickets (1957)
44 Tonight’s the Night – Shirelles (1960)
45 Donna – Ritchie Valens (1959)
46 Rock’n Robin – Bobby Day (1958)
47 The Great Pretender – Platters (1956)
48 He’s a Rebel – Crystals (1962)
49 I’m Walkin’ – Fats Domino (1957)
50 Speedo – Cadillacs (1955)
51 Up on the Roof – Drifters (1963)
52 Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis (1957)
53 Heart and Soul – Cleftones (1961)
54 My Blue Heaven – Fats Domino (1956)
55 Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran (1958)
56 Louis Louie – Kingsmen (1963)

57 It’s Late – Ricky Nelson (1959)
58 Sealed With a Kiss – Brian Hyland (1962)
59 Mr. Sandman – Chordettes (1955)
60 Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly and the Crickets (1957)
61 The Wanderer – Dion (1962)
62 Shout (Parts 1 and 2) – Isley Brothers (1959)
63 Cathy’s Clown – Everly Brothers (1960)
64 At the Hop – Danny and the Juniors (1958)

65 When You Dance – Turbans (1955)
66 Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin (1960)
67 The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Tokens (1961)
68 On Broadway – Drifters (1963)
69 Maybe Baby – Crickets (1957)
70 Denise – Randy and the Rainbows (1963)
71 La Bamba – Richie Valens (1958)
72 Lonely Teenager – Dion (1960)

73 Hats Off to Larry – Del Shannon (1961)
74 Have You Heard – Duprees (1963)
75 The Theme from “A Summer Place” – Percy Faith Orch (1960)
76 Book of Love – Monotones (1958)
77 Stand By Me – Ben E. King (1961)
78 Come Softly to Me – Fleetwoods (1959)
79 Walk Don’t Run – Ventures (1960)
80 Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker (1961)

81 Misty – Johnny Mathis (1959)
82 Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry (1958)
83 Let’s Dance – Chris Montez (1962)
84 My Boyfriend’s Back – Angels (1963)
85 What’d I Say – Ray Charles (1959)
86 Runaround Sue – Dion (1961)
87 Poor Little Fool – Ricky Nelson (1958)
88 Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (1962)

 

As a bonus, here’s a survey sheet listing all 88 songs on this year’s Great 88.

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