This Weekend: An “Itsy Bitsy” Birthday and a Big Project

A six-pack of hits by Brian Hyland will be featured on this weekend's edition of "The Grooveyard". Filling in for Alan Seltzer, guest host Bobby G will feature the music of the artist who virtually defined the sound of bubble gum during the Grooveyard era.  He'll also offer the hits of November 11, 1962, play... Continue Reading →

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1962 – The Results

The 2017 survey for the best songs of 1962 was unique in two ways.  First, the poll set an all-time record for the number of votes in a first-round poll.  More important, none of the songs in the top five were repeats from last year.  Only one of the songs--"Sealed with a Kiss" by Brian... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 29, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 29, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" by Connie Francis #9 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #8 "Over the Rainbow" by The Demensions  #7 "Please Help Me, I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin #6 "Image of a Girl" by The Safaris... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Love You" by The Volumes #9 "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon  #7 "Playboy" by The Marvelettes #6 "Twist and Shout" by Isley Brothers #5 "The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 23, 1960

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 23, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mule Skinner Blues" by The Fendermen #9 "That's All You Gotta Do" by Brenda Lee #8 "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" by Connie Francis #7 "Image of a Girl" by The Safaris #6 "Over the Rainbow" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 9, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 9, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Theme from Dr. Kildare" by Richard Chamberlain #9 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon ...includes the iconic radio commercial sung by Steve Clayton. #8 "Gravy (for my Mashed Potatoes" by Dee Dee Sharp #7 "I Love... Continue Reading →

12 Days of Greats: Number 99

Each night leading up to the unveiling of the 2014 Grooveyard Great 88, we're sharing 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 a special night and time--Friday, December 26 starting at 7 PM.  Our pre-survey show begins... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: August 25, 2014

As summer winds down and we move towards Labor Day weekend, thoughts turn to . . . the Grooveyard Greats.  Brian Hyland had the #1 song in last year's survey with his summer smash, "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini".  First-round voting in this year's survey begins next week.  In the meantime, you... Continue Reading →

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