Top Ten: June 13, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 13, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Do You Want to Dance" by Bobby Freeman (featuring Tony Randall, Dick Clark and an unknown elephant) #9 "Try the Impossible" by Lee Andrews and the Hearts #8 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #7 "Yakety... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Eight is Great!

The Grooveyard returns with a new show this weekend after several weeks of repeats following the Covid-19 shutdown of the WCWP studios.  Join host Alan Seltzer as he belatedly celebrates his eighth anniversary as host of the show. Alan became the official host of the show May 3, 2012, and has continued the tradition of... Continue Reading →

Best of: Flashback 1958

It was the year when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army.  It was also the year when unemployment reached 20 percent in Detroit to a recession, when the Dodgers and Giants played the first regular-season baseball game as West Coast teams, and when a young musician named Leonard Bernstein began a series of televised... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Buddy, Ritchie and JP

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".  Host Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  He'll also share some... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 90

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 →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 92

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 →

This Weekend: Turkey-Free Birthdays

There won't be any turkeys--just many of the greatest hits ands your forgotten favorites--when you join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM.  We'll feature artists celebrating birthdays this month, including a six-pack of hits by Brian Hyland, who turns 76 on November 12. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will... Continue Reading →

1958 – The Results

Diversity traditionally reigns in the survey for the best songs of 1958, and our eighth annual survey was no exception.  A total of 64 different songs received some attention.  Tommy Edwards was the sole returnee to the top five songs, reaching that milestone for the third straignt year.  Ritchie Valen's "La Bamba" missed a repeat... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 14, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 14, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Fever" by Peggy Lee #9 "Western Movies" by The Olympics #8 "Patricia" by Perez Prado and His Orchestra   Did you vote yet? #7 "Susie Darlin'" by Robin Luke #6 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day #5... Continue Reading →

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