This Week: All You Need is Love

...in the song's title. As a warm-up to our annual Love Song Survey next week, guest host Bobby G features songs from the Grooveyard era with "Love" in the title.   One of the hosts of The Rock Show on WCWP, Bobby will also feature the hits of February 9, 1961 on the Grooveyard Top 10, play... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: Not a Travelling Man

While host Alan Seltzer takes the night off to recover from a minor flu bug and avoid potentially hazardous travel conditions, "The Grooveyard" will repeat our tribute to Dan Ingram.  We'll feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten focuses on the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 90

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 →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 92

MERRY CHRISTMAS! 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... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 97

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 →

1961 – The Results

There were lots of similarities in the results of the Great 88 survey for 1961 from last year's survey, but a lot also changed.  Four of the five top songs--by Dion, Gene McDaniels, Del Shannon and The Shirelles--were repeats from last year, with Runaway returning to the Top Five for the fifth consecutive year.  Looking... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 6, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 6, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Pick your favorites now! 1960     1961 #7 "The Mountain's High" by Dick and Dee Dee... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Pioneers of Rock and Roll

The pioneers of rock and roll will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night as we honor the end of another pioneer tradition. The tradition of the C.W. Post Pioneers which began when the college opened in 1954 will end next fall.  The "One LIU" plan that will combine sports programs of LIU Brooklyn and... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Dose of Dan

By popular request, a special tribute to Dan Ingram will be featured on "The Grooveyard" this week. Host Alan Seltzer will feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten features the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of the radio host's first "unofficial" show on WABC.  You can... Continue Reading →

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