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 →

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