1955 and Earlier – The Results

  Like other 2019 Great 88 listener surveys, the poll for the best songs of 1955 and earlier were unusually close.  Ten songs finished in striking distance of first place.  That was a significant change from last year's poll when The Penguins and Chuck Berry's Maybelline each had an unusually high 8% of the vote. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 12, 1955

There were two TopTen surveys on tonight's program due to our being pre-empted due to WCWP's annual Homecoming Weekend next week.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 12, 1955 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and His Comets #9 "At My Front Door"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Pack Your Bags

The Grooveyard is going around the world. Join host Alan Seltzer Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature songs about cities and towns around the country and the world in honor of alumni traveling to join WCWP's Homecoming Weekend next week.  During that weekend, alumni return to host shows they did at the station... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 31, 1956

There were two TopTen surveys on tonight's program due to our being pre-empted by LIU Sharks Football next week.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 31, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Be-Bop-a-Lula" by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps #9 "Tonight You Belong to Me" by Patience and... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 93

Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2018 Grooveyard Great 88, we'll share a video of one song that just missed the survey.  Hear the full Great 88 on a special five hour edition of "The Grooveyard" on Saturday, December 29 from 7 PM to midnight.  Check out the complete year-end schedule here.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 14, 1955

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 14, 1955 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Unchained Melody" by Al Hibbler #9 "Earth Angel" by The Penguins #8 "My Babe" by Little Walter #7 "Lonely Nights" by The Hearts #6 "Unchained Melody by Roy Hamilton Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org - your community station!... Continue Reading →

1955 and Earlier – The Results

The Great 88 survey for hits from 1955 and earlier has two traditional characteristics, and this year's poll is no different.  Like past years, the results were very close, with a dozen songs within 3% of the lead.  At the same time, there was a lot of diversity, with 67 different songs from that time... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Color Me Teal

"The Grooveyard" celebrates Talk About Teal Day for Ovarian Cancer by featuring color songs this Saturday night at 7 PM. The day is observed each year to encourage women to talk about Ovarian Cancer.  Over 249,000 women are diagnosed annually with ovarian cancer, worldwide.  Due to a lack of "teal" songs, host Alan Seltzer will... Continue Reading →

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