1957 – The Results

It was close, but Jerry Lewis continued to be a listener favorite in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" appeared on top of the survey for the fifth straight year.  The Dell-Vikings joined the Top Five for the third year, and LaVern Baker repeated a second time. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 12, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 12, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley #9 "Lotta Lovin'" by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps #8 "Fascination" by Jane Morgan and the Troubadors   Did you vote yet? #7 "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly... 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 17, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 17, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Searchin' " by The Coasters #9 "Over the Mountain, Across the Sea" by Johnny and Joe #8 "Goody Goody" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers   Get Us in Your E-mail #7 "Love Letters in the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Elvis Live

We'll commemorate the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley's death this weekend on the Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer shares music from one of his most important concerts While Elvis appeared on New York-based television programs like the Ed Sullivan and Steve Allen shows, recorded music in local studios and even embarked to Germany from Brooklyn... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 15, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 15, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #8 "Little Darlin'" by The Diamonds #7 "Come Go With Me" by The Del-Vikings #6 "Wonderful!... Continue Reading →

This Week: June Birthdays are a Beach

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 Jackie Wilson, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring the Beach Boys to celebrate the birthdays of Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

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 →

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