1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception.  A total of 69 different songs received support, six more than the 2017 poll. While there were no songs repeating last year from the previous survey in the Top Five, the 2018 survey... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: September 29, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 29, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Finger Poppin' Time" by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters #9 "Volare" by Bobby Rydell #8 "It's Now or Never" by Elvis Presley   Pick your favorites now! 1955 and earlier    1957     1960 #7 "Chain Gang" by Sam... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Super September

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 Frankie Avalon, whose birthday was on September 18th. The birthday celebration continues throughout the show.  Our Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of September 29, 1960, and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 4, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 4, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Over the Rainbow" by The Demensions #9 "Mission Bell" by Donnie Brooks #8 "Volare" by Bobby Rydell #7 "Alley Oop" by Dante and the Evergreens #6 "Image of a Girl" by The Safaris Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: ABC=American Bandstand Celebration

We'll have a Bandstand Boogie Saturday night on The Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer celebrates the 61st anniversary of American Bandstand. Originally a local show in Philadelphia, ABC aired Bandstand nationally for the first time August 5, 1957 and changed the name to American Bandstand.  We'll play many of the artists who had significant performances... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1960

There was no Grooveyard Top Ten on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1960.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #9 "Stuck on You" by Elvis Presley #8 "Handy Man" by Jimmy Jones #7 "It's Now or... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Flashback 1960

It was the year of the first televised presidential debate...when Elvis was discharged from the Army...when the fight against segregation took place at a lunch counter at Woolworth's ...and Mary Martin performed "Peter Pan" live on television for the first time. Saturday night at 7 9 PM, Alan Seltzer will play the top hits of... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 3, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 3, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 [ "El Paso" by Marty Robbins #9 "Shimmy Shimmy Ko_Ko-Bop" by Little Anthony and the Imperials #8 "You Got What It Takes" by Marv Johnson #7 "Why" by Frankie Avalon #6 "Beyond the Sea" by Bobby Darin... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: True Love Ways

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". Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  Buddy's music will also be... Continue Reading →

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