Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

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. For this edition of TWR, we will be remembering the man known as “The King of... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: March 23, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 23, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" by Jimmy Reed #9 "Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins #8 "Devil or Angel" by The Clovers #7 "Speedo" by The Cadillacs #6 "Boll Weevil" by Fats Domino Support 88.1 FM... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 9, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 9 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Please Please Please" by James Brown #9 "Treasure of Love" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Corrine Corrina" by Big Joe Turner   Did you vote yet? #7 "Fever" by Little Willie John #6 "Long Tall Sally" by Little Richard... Continue Reading →

12 Days of Greats: Number 90

Each night leading up to the unveiling of the 2016 Grooveyard Great 88, we'll share 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 30 starting at 7 PM.  Check out the complete... Continue Reading →

12 Days of Greats: Number 100

Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2015 Grooveyard Great 88, we'll share 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 Saturday, December 26 starting at 7 PM.  Check out the complete year-end schedule here. #100... Continue Reading →

This Week: Blue Suede Shoes

We'll put on our Blue Suede Shoes, along with Pink Shoelaces and other clothes when host Alan Seltzer features songs with colors in the title Thursday night at 9 PM on "The Grooveyard".  The show honors the recording of Carl Perkins' hit on this date in 1955.  The Top Ten @ 10 features the hits... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 21, 1956

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 21, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Please Please Please" by James Brown #9 "Ivory Tower" by Otis Williams #8 "Magic Touch" by The Platters #7 "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers #6 "I Want You... Continue Reading →

12 Days of Greats: Number 96

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 →

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