1963 – The Results

The survey for the best songs of 1963 always brings a wide range of answers.  This year's survey is no different, with 71 different songs getting attention, a slight decrease from last year's record 78 songs.  Two songs--by the Ronettes and Kingsmen--were repeats in the top five. Here's the top five songs from 1955 and... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: A July Jubilee

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Darlene Love, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring songs written by Bobby Day. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of July 29, 1960... Continue Reading →

This Week: A Christmas Gift for You

We'll celebrate the holiday season Thursday night at 9 PM on "The Grooveyard", when host Alan Seltzer features "A Christmas Gift for You", also known as the Phil Spector Christmas Album.  The iconic album--coincidentally first released on November 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination--features music by Darlene Love, Bobb B. Soxx and the... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: November 3, 2014

Darlene Love announced last week that she will end the tradition of performing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" on late night television with the retirement of David Letterman next month after 28 years. Speaking to Billboard backstage at a charity concert, Love said "They never told me not to, but it was an unspoken thing.... Continue Reading →

This Week: Not-so-terrible Twos

Alan Seltzer winds up his second year as the host of "The Grooveyard" Thursday night at 9 PM by sharing some of his favorite moments from the last two years.  Included are excerpts from interviews with Gary U.S. Bonds, Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector and Pat St, John. Alan officially assumed hosting duties of "The Grooveyard"... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: February 24, 2014

"Twenty Feet From Stardom", a film featuring Grooveyard friend Darlene Love, is nominated for Best Documentary in next Sunday's Academy Awards.  In honor of the nomination, we feature Darlene singing "Lean On Me", a song from the film's soundtrack, during an appearance on Late Night With David Letterman.  As a bonus, here's Darlene discussiong the... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: December 23, 2013

In case you missed it Friday night, here's a wonderful holiday tradition featuring one of the favorite artists on "The Grooveyard."  This is the 27th consecutive year Darlene Love has performed "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" on the Late Show with David Letterman's last show before the holiday. The results of our much younger end-of-year... Continue Reading →

This Week: Gary U.S. Bonds and Summer Songs

Gary U.S. Bonds joins host Alan Seltzer for a second time on "The Grooveyard" Thursday night at 9 PM.  The singer, best known for hits like "Quarter to Three", "School Is Out", and "New Orleans", will discuss his new book, By U.S. Bonds:  That's My Story.  The book and an accompanying new song, will be... Continue Reading →

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