1957 – The Results

It was close, but Jerry Lewis continued to be a listener favorite in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" appeared on top of the survey for the fifth straight year.  The Dell-Vikings joined the Top Five for the third year, and LaVern Baker repeated a second time. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 17, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 17, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Searchin' " by The Coasters #9 "Over the Mountain, Across the Sea" by Johnny and Joe #8 "Goody Goody" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers   Get Us in Your E-mail #7 "Love Letters in the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 15, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 15, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #8 "Little Darlin'" by The Diamonds #7 "Come Go With Me" by The Del-Vikings #6 "Wonderful!... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1957

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback 1957 special edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Come Go With Me " by The Dell-Vikings #8 "It's Not for Me to Say" by Johnny Mathis #7 "Diana" by Paul... Continue Reading →

1957 – The Results

Jerry Lee Lewis was even more dominant than usual in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" appeared on top of the survey for the fourth straight year.   He was also the first artist in the survey's seven year history to have two songs in the top five. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 22, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 22, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Whispering Bells" by The Del Vikings #9 "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley #8 "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" by Jerry Lee Lewis   Pick your favorites now! 1955 and earlier     1957     1962 #7... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 28, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 28, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Searchin'" by The Coasters #8 "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" by Billy Williams #7 "Stardust" by Billy Ward and the Dominos #6 "Teddy Bear"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 19, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 19, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Young Blood" by The Coasters #9 "Next Time You See Me" by Little Junior Parker #8 "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids Did you vote yet? #7 "C.C. Rider" by Chuck Willis #6 "Lucille" by... Continue Reading →

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