1963 – The Results

In a year of upsets, the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1963 showed rare consistency, with four songs repeating in the Top Five. Here's the results, along with videos.

This Weekend: Summer Celebrations

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 The Shirelles in honor of August birthdays by Doris Kenner, Doris Coley and Beverly Lee.  The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love".... Continue Reading →

Best of: Flashback 1963

It was the year when Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn in as president following the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  It was also the year when James Bond made his way into movie theaters, when Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and when a group from Liverpool made their way to... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: We Are All in This Together

The Grooveyard will offer repeat broadcasts the next two weeks while host Alan Seltzer is sidelined.  While he feels healthy, a coworker in his office received a positive result on a test for Coronavirus.  As a result, a 14-day quarantine began Friday. This week's rebroadcast will feature a Flashback special featuring the Top 50 songs... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Party Time

Host Alan Seltzer hopes you can spare a few hours when The Grooveyard pays tribute to Daylight Savings Time Saturday night with an hour of songs related to time. Clocks will be moved forward at 2 AM Sunday, providing an extra hour of daylight.  In addition, "time" songs will be featured in an Under the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 11, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 11, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Walk Right In" by The Rooftop Singers #9 "Zip-a-Dee Doo Dah" by Bobb B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans #8 "Remember Then" by The Earls #7 "Bobby's Girl" by Marcie Blane #6 "Up on the Roof"... Continue Reading →

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