1961 – The Results

Like the 2018 Great 88 first round survey, there was a very tight race for the top positions, with a significant drop after the top rated songs.  A total of six songs were within 2% of the top position, with another four within 3%.  Two traditional favorites--The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow) and... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Great 58!

The station of "The Grooveyard", WCWP radio celebrates it's 58th anniversary on the air with a 60-hour Homecoming Weekend.  The station first broadcast as a carrier current station on October 18, 1961, moving to 88.1 FM following construction and licensing a few years later. Continuing the LIU Post Homecoming tradition, alumni returning to host shows... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 5, 1961

Due to an abbreviated program, Alan Seltzer did not play the complete Top Ten of October 3, 1961 on tonight's edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the full survey: #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Did you vote... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Saturday Night Lite

The Grooveyard offers a half hour "Light" show followed by LIU Sharks Women's Hockey on Saturday. As always, host Alan Seltzer will feature the top hits from the date in history.  While there will only be time for the Top Five songs of October 5, 1961 to be played during the show, the full Top... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 10, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 10, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Quarter to Three" by Gary U.S. Bonds #9 "Last Night" by The Mar-keys #8 "Wizard of Love" by The Ly-dells   Get Us in Your E-mail #7 "Don't Bet Money Honey" by Linda Scott #6 "Michael"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 8, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 8, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mother-in-Law" by Ernie K-Doe #9 "The Boll  Weevil Song" by Brook Benton #8 "A Hundred Pounds of Clay" by Gene McDaniels   Catch a Wave! Pick your favorites now! #7 "Running Scared" by Roy Orbison #6... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Can’t Get Enough…

We'll play lots of songs about sex Saturday night on The Grooveyard when we celebrate National Sex Day 24 hours before the official holiday.  According to Checkiday.com, the holiday is observed each year on June 9. by both straight and gay couples.  We'll join in the party by playing a variety of suggestive songs, some more... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Drive My Car

Join host Alan Seltzer Saturday night on The Grooveyard when we observe Drowsy Driver Awareness Day  We'll share a lot of songs about cars and driving to help avoid drowsiness, plus a six-pack of hits by groups named after automobile models. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of April 6, 1961... Continue Reading →

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