Top Ten: January 6, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 6, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "To Know Him is to Love Him" by The Teddy Bears #9 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Beep Beep" by The Playmates #7 "Donna" by Ritchie Valens #6 "Tom Dooley" by The Kingston Trio... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 8, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 8, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Hallelulah I Love Her So" by Ray Charles #9 "Fever" by Little Willie John ...plus a bonus video sharing Little Willie John's influence on music... #8 "My Blue Heaven" by Fats Domino  #7 "Transfusion" by Nervous... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 3, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 3, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by Lavern Baker #9 "Little Darlin' " by The Diamonds #8 "Love Letters in the Sand" by Pat Boone  #7 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #6 "Come Go With Me" by The Dell-Vikings... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 14, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 14, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson #9 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin #8 "Tm Dooley" by The Kingston Trio  #7 "I've Had It" by The Bell Notes #6 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter Did... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 16, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 16, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson #9 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin #8 "Tom Dooley" by The Kingston Trio Did You Vote Yet?  #7 "I've Had It" by The Bell Notes #6 "A Lover's Question"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 27, 1957

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 27, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" by Jerry Lee Lewis #9 "Whispering Bells" by The Dell Vikings #8 "Searchin'" by The Coasters #7 "Short Fat Fannie" by Larry Williams #6 "Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley ...join... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 14, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 14, 1962 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The One Who Really Loves You" by Mary Wells #9 "Lover Please" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" by The Blu-Belles #7 "I Wish That... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 15, 1959

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 15, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin #9 "Tom Dooley" by The Kingston Trio #8 "I've Had It" by The Bell Notes #7 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter #6 "My Happiness" by Connie Francis... Continue Reading →

This Week: “Mr. Rock ‘n Roll”

Thursday night at 9 PM, we celebrate the anniversary of "Mr. Rock 'n Roll", the film that claims to show how Alan Freed discovered rock 'n roll, by playing music by artists that appeared in the movie.  Released this week in 1957, the film traced the music to their roote in jazz, blues and gospel. ... Continue Reading →

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