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 →

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 →

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