What were the Top Ten hits of 1963? We share the results on this Flashback edition of this week's Grooveyard Top Ten.
Stompers, Tamerlanes, a brother and sister singing a love song and a singing nun are all featured in this week's Top Ten.
This Top Five is almost a carbon copy from a year ago--four repeating songs and one hit making it to the upper ranks for the first time in the poll's ten year history. Here's the results.
In a year of upsets, the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1963 showed rare consistency, with four songs repeating in the Top Five. Here's the results, along with videos.
While the survey for the best songs of 1963 was more wide open than past years, the final result was a virtual repeat of 2018. A total of 69 different songs from the year received one or more votes, but four songs repeated in the top five positions from last year. The Ronettes help one... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 6, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Come and Get These Memories" by Martha and the Vandellas #9 "Blue on Blue" by Bobby Vinton #8 "Fingertips Pt 2" by Little Stevie Wonder #7 "You Can't Sit Down" by The Dovells #6 "One Fine... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 4, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Da Doo Ron Ron" by The Crystals #9 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter Paul and Mary #8 "Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby" by The Cookies #7 "Killer Joe" by The Rocky Fellers #6... Continue Reading →
Here's the Top Ten songs of 1963, as featured by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard". . . #10 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence #9 "Fingertips Pt 2" by Little Stevie Wonder #8 "Hey Paula" by Paul and Paula #7 "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels #6 "So Much In Love"... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 15, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Everybody" by Tommy Roe #9 "Deep Purple" by Nino Tempo and April Stevens #8 "I Have a Boyfriend" by The Chiffons The Twelve Days of Greats Start Monday! #7 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #6 "It's All... Continue Reading →