Top Ten @ 10: May 28, 1963

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 28, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Come and Get These Memories" by Martha and the Vandellas #9 "Foolish Little Girl" by The Shirelles #8 "I Will Follow Him" by Little Peggy March #7 "Easier Said Than Done" by Essex #6 "Till... Continue Reading →

Update for Tonight’s Show

Due to travel conditions and illness, tonight's show will be a repeat broadcast of the "Flashback 1961" special originally heard in March 2013,  The show features highlights of events in that year, plus all the number one songs in 1961.  You can see the Top Ten songs from that year here.  The feature on the... Continue Reading →

This Week: American Originals

We celebrate many American originals this week on "The Grooveyard" and the "Saturday Soiree". Thursday night at 9 PM on "The Grooveyard", host Alan Seltzer features an hour of recordings from the Grooveyard era named to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.  The Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 29, 1963

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 29, 1963, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "Come and Get These Memories" by Martha and the Vandellas #9 "Foolish Little Girl" by The Shirelles #8 "I Will Follow Him" by Little Peggy March #7 "Easier Said Than Done" by The... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: April 28, 2014

With Dion's 2004 performance of "Love Came to Me" at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, we note a pair of two-year anniversaries in this week's Video of the Week--the passing of New York radio personality Pete Fornatale on April 26, 2013 and Alan Seltzer officially taking over host and producer responsibilities of "The Grooveyard" on... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: April 21, 2014

On this date in 1965, the Beach Boys performed Bobby Freeman's hit, "Do You Want to Dance", on "Shindig", the ABC-TV show.  As a bonus, here's a second video featuring a different view of the same song: Let us know what you think.  And join us every Thursday on. . . “The Grooveyard”… Where Oldies... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Summer Songs Survey

We unveiled the results of our second annual Summer Song Survey during this week's Top Ten @ 10 on "The Grooveyard".  Here's the results: #10 "Surfin' USA" by The Beach Boys The song was intended as a tribute to Chuck Berry, and was based on his 1958 hit, "Sweet Little Sixteen", bu the group failed... Continue Reading →

Summer Song Survey: Close Races, One Week Left

Before we get to the update of the Summer Song Survey, two brief notes: You can text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which helps people affected by disasters like yesterday's tornadoes in Oklahoma.  Details are on their website here. Along with the results of the Summer Song Survey,... Continue Reading →

Summer Song Survey: Close Races in First Week

With twice as many votes already cast as last year's two-week survey, there are several close races in The Grooveyard's second annual Summer Song Survey.  Songs by Eddie Cochran, Freddy Cannon and Nat "King" Cole have taken turns so far in the #1 slot, with several other songs within reach of the top spot as... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 9, 1963

Before we begin this week's survey, don't forget to vote for your favorite summer songs.  You can pick your 10 favorite songs once a day now through May 20 here.  Now here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 9, 1963 as played by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Pipeline" by The Chantays #9... Continue Reading →

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