This Weekend: Not a Travelling Man

While host Alan Seltzer takes the night off to recover from a minor flu bug and avoid potentially hazardous travel conditions, "The Grooveyard" will repeat our tribute to Dan Ingram.  We'll feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten focuses on the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Dose of Dan

By popular request, a special tribute to Dan Ingram will be featured on "The Grooveyard" this week. Host Alan Seltzer will feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten features the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of the radio host's first "unofficial" show on WABC.  You can... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Ingram’s First WABC Survey

In memory of Dan Ingram, we featured the Top Ten Survey the week he first appeared on WABC.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 23, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Tonight (Could Be The Night)" by The Velvets #9 "Those Oldies But Goldies" by Little Caesar and the Romans... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: An Ingram Thing

The Honor Group of the Day will be Dan Ingram fans when The Grooveyard plays tribute to the legendary disk jockey Saturday night. Host Alan Seltzer will feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air and will share memories with Bill Mozer, an engineer at WABC who often worked with Ingram.  The Grooveyard... Continue Reading →

This Week: Not Chuck and the Summer Hits

The start of July 4th weekend will be celebrated Saturday night at 7 PM when "The Grooveyard" unveils the results of this year's Summer Song Survey.  Host Alan Seltzer will also pay tribute to a broadcasting legend on the anniversary of his New York radio debut. As in past summer song surveys, the poll features... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 24, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 24, 1958 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Hard Headed Woman" by Elvis Presley #9 "When" by The Kalin Twins #8 "Rebel Rouser" by Duane Eddy #7 "My True Love" by Jack Scott #6 "One Summer Night" by The... Continue Reading →

This Week: Elvis and the Kemosabe

Author Chris Ingram joins Alan Seltzer  on "The Rock Show" Friday night at 7 PM to discuss his new historical novel, Hey Kemosabe!  The Days (and Nights) of a Radio Idyll.  The novel wraps itself around some real events that took place in and around MusicRadio 77, the popular radio station of the 1960s and... Continue Reading →

This Week: Summer Songs and Ingram’s Thing

The results of our Summer Song Survey and a tribute to a New York radio icon highlight the pre-holiday edition of "The Grooveyard" Thursday night at 9 PM on WCWP. The listener survey features both songs about the season and hits popular during the summer months.  The songs may have been heard on transistor radios... Continue Reading →

This Week: Be Seeing You, Bob

Earlier this month, a post on this blog paid tribute to WCBS-FM on the occasion of the station's 40th anniversary.  Sadly, Bob Shannon, one of the voices most associated with the station both before and after the Jack era, officially left the station this week after being off the air for several months due to... Continue Reading →

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