Top Ten: June 1, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 1, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Organ" by Dave "Baby" Cortez #9 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #8 "Only You" by Frank Pourcel's French Fiddles   Catch a Wave! Pick your favorites now! #7 "Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)" by Edd... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: The Music of 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 →

Top Ten: March 30, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 30, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Alvin's Harmonica" by David Seville and the Chipmunks #9 "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" by The Virtues #8 "Pink Shoelaces" by Dodie Stevens #7 "It's Just a Matter of Time" by Brook Benton #6 "Tragedy" by Thomas Wayne... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Birthday March

  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 Neil Sedaka, who turned 80 on March 13, and the Beach Boys will be featured in our Under the Covers segment in honor of Mike Love's 78th... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 26, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 26, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Gotta Travel On" by Billy Grammer #9 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "All American Boy" by Bill Parsons (Bobby Bare)   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson #6 "My Happiness" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Celebrate January

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 the Everly Brothers in honor of Phil Everly's January 19th birthday.  They'll also be the focus of our Under the Covers segment. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 89

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 →

1959 – The Results

While the 2017 survey for the best songs of 2017 set a new record for the number of songs repeating in the top five from the previous year, this year's survey was a lot closer.  Only two songs repeated from 2017, with Dion and the Belmonts returning for a fifth year and Johnny Maestro and... Continue Reading →

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