This Weekend: An “Itsy Bitsy” Tribute

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 12, 1963, play... 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 →

Top Ten @ 10: August 21, 1960

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 21, 1960 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mission Bell" by Donnie Brooks #9 "Only the Lonely" by Roy Orbison #8 "Finger Poppin' Time" by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters #7 "Walk Don't Run" by The Ventures #6 "Image... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 10, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 10, 1962, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "You'll Lose a Good Thing" by Barbara Lynn #9 "Gravy (for My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon This was also the #1 song in our Summer... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: May 26, 2014

Since Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of summer, here's Brian Hyland performing"Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", the #1 song in last year's Grooveyard Summer Song Survey.  Details on this year's expanded survey will be announced this week. Let us know what you think here, and join Alan Seltzer every Thursday... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: December 30, 2013

We realize it's not summer, but it seemed appropriate to seal this year's Grooveyard Greats with a virtual kiss as we say good-bye to 2013.  Here's a reply to our congratulatory Tweet from Brian Hyland, who had the #1 song with "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini": Brian Hyland        ✔ @Brian_Hyland  “@GrooveyardWCWP: @Brian_Hyland Conratulations... Continue Reading →

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