This Weekend: Flashback 1957

It was the year we first saw the NBC Peacock, and when "West Side Story" was on Broadway, "Cinderella"--starring Julie Andrews--was on television, Sputnik 2 was in space, Eisenhower was in the White House to begin his second term, and Frisbees and hula hoops were on beaches, parks and backyards.  Alan Seltzer will play the... Continue Reading →


Top Ten: February 2, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 2, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Singing the Blues" by Guy Mitchell #9 "A Thousand Miles Away" by The Heartbeats #8 "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #6 "Ain't Got No Home" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Sixty Years Later

Saturday night at 7 PM on "The Grooveyard", we'll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called "The Day the Music Died". Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  Buddy's music will also be... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 94

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: December 8, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 8, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My Special Angel" by Bobby Helms #9 "Teardrops" by Lee Andrews and the Hearts #8 "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly and the Crickets   Hear the Countdown December 29! #7 "Kisses Sweeter Than  Wine" by Jimmie Rodgers #6 "You... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Boom Boom and Birthdays

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, who celebrated his 82nd birthday on Tuesday. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of December 8, 1957, we'll play holiday... Continue Reading →

1957 – The Results

Jerry Lee Lewis was even more dominant than usual in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" appeared on top of the survey for the fourth straight year.   He was also the first artist in the survey's seven year history to have two songs in the top five. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 22, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 22, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Whispering Bells" by The Del Vikings #9 "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley #8 "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" by Jerry Lee Lewis   Pick your favorites now! 1955 and earlier     1957     1962 #7... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Date Night

You'll want to make a date for this! The Grooveyard will celebrate National Singles Day Saturday at 7 PM with an hour of songs about dating.  The highlight of National Singles Week, National Singles Day recognizes and acknowledges our single population and celebrates their invaluable contribution to the fabric of our daily lives. Our weekly... Continue Reading →

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