Music of the 50’s: Beyond the Biggest Hits

Our columnist, Retro Dee, was forced to evacuate her home this week due to the Napa Wildfires in California.  We're praying for her family's safety, as well as her home.  Until she returns, we'll share some classic columns.  This is from March 2018. It’s rather clear that the 1950’s was the dawn of the Music... Continue Reading →

Music in the 50’s: Covered by Buddy

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. In the early days of Rock n Roll, it was common to for artists to do covers of other artists songs.... Continue Reading →

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 →

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