Top Ten: March 12, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 12, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #9 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #8 "Mashed Potato Time by Dee Dee Sharp  #7 "Afrikaan Beat" by Bert Kaempfert #6 "Twistin' the Night Away" by Sam Cooke #5 "Smoky... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 9, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 9, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Theme from Dr. Kildare" by Richard Chamberlain #9 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon ...includes the iconic radio commercial sung by Steve Clayton. #8 "Gravy (for my Mashed Potatoes" by Dee Dee Sharp #7 "I Love... 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 March 19, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for March 19, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #9 "Twistin' the Night Away" by Sam Cooke #8 "Midnight in Moscow" by Kenny Ball and the Jazzmen #7 "Afrikaan Beat" by Bert Kaempfert ...TV game show viewers may... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music of 1962.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #9 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #8 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #7 "The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 10, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 10, 1962, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "You'll Lose a Good Thing" by Barbara Lynn #9 "Gravy (for My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon This was also the #1 song in our Summer... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 1, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 1, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" by The Blue-belles #9 "Slow Twistin' " by Chubby Checker with Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Lover Please" by Clyde McPhatter #7 "I Wish That We Were Married "... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: March 6, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for March 6, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #9 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #8 "Mashed Potato Time" by Dee Dee Sharp #7 "Afrikaan Beat" by Bert Kaempfert #6 "Twistin' the Night Away" by Sam Cooke #5... Continue Reading →

This Week: Mardi Gras and the Movies

Mardi Gras and the Academy Awards, two iconic American events are celebrated this week on "The Grooveyard" and "The Rock Show". On Thursday night at 9 PM, Bobby G will play music by artists from New Orleans when he fills in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard".  Bobby will also feature the hits of February... Continue Reading →

Grooveyard Greats Results: 1962

Two songs from last yeat's Top 15 finished high in the standings in the 1962 Grooveyard Greats survey.  Here's the top five in alphabetical order by artist: "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon "The Twist" by Chubby Checker "Duke of Earl" by Gene Chandler "He's a Rebel" by The Crystals "Mashed Potato Time" by Dee Dee... Continue Reading →

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