1959 – The Results

The survey for the best songs of 1959 is nothing but consistent.  Dion and the Belmonts reached the top five for the sixth consecutive year, while the Crests repeated for the fourth time.  Jackie Wilson returned to the top five for the fifth time in six years. Here's the top five songs from 1959 alphabetically... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: October 12, 1955

There were two TopTen surveys on tonight's program due to our being pre-empted due to WCWP's annual Homecoming Weekend next week.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 12, 1955 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and His Comets #9 "At My Front Door"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 23, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 23, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" by Dinah Washington and Brook Benton #9 "Where or When" by Dion and the Belmonts #8 "What in the World's Come Over You" by Jack Scott   Almost sold out!... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 18, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 18, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "See You in September" by The Tempos #9 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan #8 "My Heart is an Open Book" by Carl Dobkins Jr. #7 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #6 "Small World" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 16. 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 16, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos #9 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #8 "A Teenager in Love" by Dion and the Belmonts #7 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #6 "Kansas City" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 17, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 17, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos #9 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #8 "A Teenager in Love" by Dion and the Belmonts  #7 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #6 "Kansas... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 1, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Puppy Love" by Paul Anka #9 "Handy Man" by Jimmy Jones #8 "Wild One" by Bobby Rydell  #7 "Lady Luck" by Lloyd Price #6 "This Magic Moment" by The Drifters #5 "Fannie Mae" by Buster Brown... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 29. 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 29, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Unforgettable" by Dinah Washington #9 "The Angels Listened In" by The Crests #8 "Teen Beat" by Sandy Nelson  #7 "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)" by Paul Evans #6 "('Til) I Kissed You" by Everly Brothers Did you vote... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: April 9, 1960

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for April 9, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Sweet Nothin's" by Brenda Lee #9 "Handy Man" by Jimmy Jones #8 "Doggin' Around" by Jackie Wilson #7 "Lady Luck" by Lloyd Price #6 "Theme From a Summer Place" by Percy Faith ...join the party... Continue Reading →

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