This Weekend: Buddy, Ritchie and JP

Saturday night at 7 PM on "The Grooveyard", we'll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called "The Day the Music Died".  Host Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  He'll also share some... Continue Reading →

“The Day The Music Died”

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Today we remember what is known as “The Day The Music Died”. If you’ve ever heard the 1971 song “American Pie”... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 9, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 9, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Susie Darlin'" by Robin Luke #9 "The End" by Earl Grant #8 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day   The Finals Begin Next Week! #7 "You Cheated" by The Shields #6 "Tom Dooley" by The Kingston Trio... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Sixty Years Later

Saturday night at 7 PM on "The Grooveyard", we'll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called "The Day the Music Died". Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  Buddy's music will also be... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 10, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 10, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day #9 "The End" by Earl Grant #8 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin   The finals begin next week! #7 "Lonesome Town" by Ricky Nelson #6 "It's All in the Game" by Tommy Edwards... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: True Love Ways

Saturday night at 7 PM on "The Grooveyard", we'll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called "The Day the Music Died". Alan Seltzer will feature the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.  Buddy's music will also be... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 28, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 28, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Chantilly Lace" by The Big Bopper #9 "Susie Darlin' " by Robin Luke #8 "Tea for Two Cha Cha" by The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra featuring Warren Covington Did you vote yet? #7 "Bird Dog" by The... Continue Reading →

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