This Weekend: Elvis is In the Building

We'll commemorate Sunday's 43rd 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 →

This Weekend: Mo’ Motown

"The Grooveyard" celebrates African American Music History Month this Saturday by featuring early Motown artists.  We'll share both the pioneering artists of Hitsville U.S.A. plus the music that evolved into the iconic label.  Included will be a six-pack of hits by the Queen of Motown, Mary Wells. Our Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits... Continue Reading →

Best of: Triple Tributes

Tributes to two of the most popular disc jockeys in New York radio history and a great artist from the Grooveyard era will be featured by Alan Seltzer on "Best of The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM. We'll begin with a tribute to Murray the K from February, 2016.  The hour includes rare clips... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 22, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 22, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ain't That Love" by Ray Charles #9 "Slow Walk" by Sil Austin #8 "Too Much" by Elvis Presley #7 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #6 "Since I Met You Baby" by Ivory Joe Hunter #5 "Jim... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Lovin’ Birthdays

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 Fats Domino in honor of his 92nd birthday next Wednesday.  Our Under the Covers segment will offer the music of Carole King (February 9) and Gerry Goffin (February... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 4, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 4, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #9 "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley #8 "Slow Walk" by Sil Austin #7 "Ain't Got No Home" by Clarence "Frogman" Henry #6 "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett     #5 "Singing... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Elvis’ Biggest Hits

Elvis Presley's #1 hits will be featured by host Alan Seltzer in this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" in honor of both his 85th birthday Wednesday and our show #1 for the year. Along with his hits, Elvis will be featured in our "Under the Covers" segment. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 94

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 →

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 →

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