Top Ten: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback special featuring the top songs of 1962.  Here's the top songs of that year, as played tonight by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Do You Love Me" by The Contours (from Dirty Dancing Live in Concert 1988) #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Where Were You in ’62?

National League baseball returned to New York when the Mets took the field for the first time.  Jackie Kennedy gave Americans a tour of the White House, followed a few months later by her husband handling the Cuban Missile Crisis.  And in between, Marilyn Monroe died and "West Side Story" won 10 Academy Awards  including... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 20, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 20, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Any Day Now" by Chuck Jackson (featuring co-author Burt Bacharach on organ) #9 "Al Di La" by Emilio Pericoli #8 "Roses Are Red" by Bobby Vinton #7 "The Wah Watusi" by The Orlons #6 "Palisades Park"... Continue Reading →

This Week: We Swoon for June

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Jackie Wilson, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring the Beach Boys to celebrate the birthdays of Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 25, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 27, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" by The Tokens #9 "Dear Lady Twist by Gary US Bonds #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Norman" by Sue... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Top 10 R&B Tour Revisited

Join Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we celebrate the anniversary of the start of the "Top 10 R&B Show".  The national tour started a 60 day national excursion in New York City on January 28 1955. Artists from the tour--including The Clovers, Faye Adams, The Charms, Joe Turner, The... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 89

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 →

Top Ten: November 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Love Came to Me" by Dion #9 "Next Door to an Angel" by Neil Sedaka #8 "Don't Hang Up" by The Orlons   Did you vote today in the finals? #7 "All Alone am I" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Having Your Phil

We'll be Phil-ed with hits Saturday night on "The Grooveyard". Host Alan Seltzer will celebrate the anniversary of the release of "A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector" by sharing an hour of songs from the iconic producer.  The album's release on November 22, 1963 was eclipsed in history by another newsworthy event the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 21, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 21, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Surfin' Safari" by The Beach Boys #9 "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Picket and the Crypt-Kickers #8 "A Wonderful Dream" by The Majors   Did you vote yet? #7 "Sheila" by Tommy Roe #6 "Beechwood 4-5789"... Continue Reading →

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