1961 – The Results

The scenario is the same, but the songs are different. Only six votes separated the top four songs, with a significant drop after the top-rated hits.  Only a dozen songs were within 2% of the top position, and another seven were within 3%.  Dion and Gene McDaniels made it to the top five for the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 5, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 5, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Look IN My Eyes" by The Chantels #9 "Last Night" by The Mar-keys #8 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando Did you vote yet? #7 "Who Put the Bomp" by Barry Mann #6 "School is Out" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Pet Pic Party

"The Grooveyard" celebrates All American Pet Photo Day Saturday both on the air and online.  The show will feature animal songs, including dogs, cats and other pets.  Included is a special appearance by 8-week old parakeet Rego (right), who is sharing hosting duties with Alan Seltzer. You're also invited to share your pet photos with... Continue Reading →

Best of: Flashback 1961

It was the year of new beginnings . . . JFK's Inauguration...Barbie meeting Ken for the first time . . .  Alan Shepard becoming the first American in space . . .  Roger Maris hitting 61 home runs . . . and a group from Liverpool playing at the Cavern Club for the first time.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 8, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 8, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Calendar Girl" by Neil Sedaka #9 "Once in a While" by The Chimes #8 "Please Love Me Forever" by Cathy Jean and the Roommates We'll play your dedications Request them here! #7 "Angel Baby" by Rosie... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Bring Your Own Popcorn

We'll pay tribute to the 92nd annual Academy Awards Saturday night on The Grooveyard when host Alan Seltzer features an hour of movie music. The awards show takes place Sunday night.  Included on The Grooveyard will be songs from the early rock era played in motion pictures released at any time.  We'll also play the... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 98

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: Great Scott!

We'll celebrate the third anniversary of "Rick's Redneck Ranch" and pay tribute to singer Jack Scott Saturday night on "The Grooveyard" with an hour of Rockabilly music from the Grooveyard era. Guest host Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer, will also offer a six-pack of Scott's hits.  The singer's death was announced Thursday. In... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Palisades Party

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 Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, who celebrated his 83nd birthday on Wednesday. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of December 7, 1961, we'll play holiday... Continue Reading →

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