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 →

Top Ten @ 10: June 5, 1956

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 29, 1963, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "Magic Touch" by The Platters #9 "Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins #8 "Corinne Corinna" by Big Joe Turner #7 "Fever" by Little Willie John If you have summer fever, don't forget to... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: October 21, 2013

Carl Perkins recorded a television special for Cinemax on October 21, 1985 to honor the 30th anniversary of his hit "Blue Suede Shoes".    Special guests included George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Dave Edmunds, and Ringo Starr. Don't forget that voting continues on the "Grooveyard Greats" listener surveys.  You can choose your favorite songs of 1961 and... Continue Reading →

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