1963 – The Results

While other 2018  Great 88 first round surveys had as many as four songs repeating from the previous year, the poll for 1963 had only one song returning to the top positions.  A perennial favorite by the Ronettes returned for the third consecutive year.  Darlene Love returned to the Top Five, but as a member of... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: October 27, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 27, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #9 "Unchained Melody" by Vito and the Salutations #8 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows   Pick your favorites now! 1956     1959     1961     1963 #7 "Blue Velvet" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Halloween Hits

We'll have a few tricks and a lot more treats when we celebrate Halloween Saturday night on The Grooveyard.  We'll play some classics of the holiday along with lots of forgotten favorites. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of October 27, 1963, we'll play more of your favorites during the Grooveyard... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 24, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 24, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "If I Had a Hammer" by Trini Lopez #9 "Denise" by Randy and the Rainbows #8 "Hey Girl" by Freddie Scott #7 "Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)" by Allan Sherman... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: This Takes the Cake!

...the birthday cake, that is! Join guest host Bobby G Saturday night on The Grooveyard as he features songs about birthdays and reaching different ages.  He'll also feature the top hits of August 25, 1963 on The Grooveyard Top 10. Alan Seltzer returns next Saturday to kick off voting in the seventh annual Great 88... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 23, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 23, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Demon in Disguise" by Elvis Presley #9 "Blue on Blue" by Bobby Vinton #8 "One Fine Day" by The Chiffons #7 "My Summer Love" by Ruby and the Romantics #6 "So Much In Love" by The Tymes Support... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A June Swoon

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 Gary U.S. Bonds, 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... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 28, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 28, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G fillling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Linda" by Jan and Dean #9 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter Paul and Mary #8 "Don't Say Nothing Bad About My Baby" by The Cookies #7 "Killer Joe" by The Rocky Fellers... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Some Tony Winning Platters

Listeners will win a Tony--that's Tony Williams of The Platters--when Bobby G fills in for Alan Seltzer Saturday night on The Grooveyard.  Williams turned 90 this month. The Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of April 28, 1963, and we'll play your requests during the Grooveyard Party Hour. Listen to "The Grooveyard" following "Rick's... Continue Reading →

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