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 →

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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 →

Top Ten: July 28, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 28, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Searchin'" by The Coasters #8 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #7 "Stardust" by Billy Ward and the Dominos #6 "Teddy Bear"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Jubilation in July

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Dion with and without the Belmonts, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring songs written by Bobby Day. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 19, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 19, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Young Blood" by The Coasters #9 "Next Time You See Me" by Little Junior Parker #8 "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids Did you vote yet? #7 "C.C. Rider" by Chuck Willis #6 "Lucille" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Celebrating May Days

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Lesley Gore. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of May 19th, 1957 and we'll play more of your favorites during the Grooveyard Party hour.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 24, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 24, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #9 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Butterfly" by Charlie Gracie #7 "Lucille" by Little Richard #6 "Just Because" by Lloyd Price Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org - your community station! #5... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Playing Chess

Saturday night at 7 PM, "The Grooveyard" celebrates recording executive Leonard Chess with an hour of songs released on Chess Records and it's subsidiaries shortly after what would have been his 101st birthday. Founded in 1950 and run by Leonard and his brother Phil, the company produced and released many important singles and albums, which are... Continue Reading →

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