The battle for the best song of 1956 was the usual battle, with all five songs returning to the top spots three or more times. Here's the results.
A pair of Elvis videos, both from the Ed Sullivan Show and a guest appearance by Perry Como highlight this week's Top Ten.
Put your dancing shoes on! The Grooveyard celebrates National Dance Day Saturday with an hour of dance songs.
Short and ugly, with two teeth and cockeyed, but the subject of a huge hit. We unwrap another great hit here...
Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2019 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 28 from 7 PM to midnight. Check out the complete year-end schedule here.... Continue Reading →
The 2019 survey for the best songs of 1956 was a mix of three repeating favorites and other popular hits. The number 2 song in the history of the survey, "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record seventh year. The song only missed the Top Five in 2013, the... Continue Reading →
Labor Day Weekend traditionally means the end of summer, start of football season, the first day of school...and the kickoff of the Great 88 on The Grooveyard. Saturday night, at 7, host Alan Seltzer will celebrate the start of the eighth annual listener survey by playing the Top 20 songs from the first seven surveys. ... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 23, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" by Jimmy Reed #9 "Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins #8 "Devil or Angel" by The Clovers #7 "Speedo" by The Cadillacs #6 "Boll Weevil" by Fats Domino Support 88.1 FM... Continue Reading →
In honor of the start of baseball season, double plays with two-sided hits will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night. Included is a six-pack of three two-sided hits by Elvis Presley, who had 14 two-sided hits, more than any other artist in the 1950s and 1960s. (The Beatles were second with nine, and Rick... Continue Reading →