Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello everyone, it’s Retro Dee and I’d like to Welcome you to a very special edition... Continue Reading →

Finding New Oldies: 8 Lesser-Known Songs from the 1950s

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday.   Hello there, folks! Retro Dee here with another listicle featuring more fab info on the... Continue Reading →

Today We Remember: Joe B. Mauldin

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Today we remember the very best bassist of early Rock N Roll: Joe B. Mauldin. Joseph... Continue Reading →

While visiting the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City last week for their first anniversary, I found this obscure display case with a letter from Buddy Holly to his mother. Listen to "The Grooveyard" following "Rick's Redneck Ranch" each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island, by clicking the... 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: December 8, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 8, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My Special Angel" by Bobby Helms #9 "Teardrops" by Lee Andrews and the Hearts #8 "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly and the Crickets   Hear the Countdown December 29! #7 "Kisses Sweeter Than  Wine" by Jimmie Rodgers #6 "You... Continue Reading →

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