1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception. Out of the 65 songs receiving support, 20 songs were within a percent of th Top Five.  Dion and Kathy Young and the Innocents returned to the top positions, both for a second... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 2, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 2, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows #9 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #8 "It's All Right" by The Impressions   Did you vote yet? #7 "Donna the Prima... Continue Reading →

1961 – The Results

Like the 2018 Great 88 first round survey, there was a very tight race for the top positions, with a significant drop after the top rated songs.  A total of six songs were within 2% of the top position, with another four within 3%.  Two traditional favorites--The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow) and... Continue Reading →

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 →

1962 – The Results

The first round contest for the top songs of 1962 was unusually close, with only .26% separating the top five songs, and the top eight separated by less than a percent.  Freddy Cannon, Dion and the Isley Brothers all repeated in the highest positions for a second year. Here's the top five songs in alphabetical... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 5, 1961

Due to an abbreviated program, Alan Seltzer did not play the complete Top Ten of October 3, 1961 on tonight's edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the full survey: #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Did you vote... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: July Birthdays

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 Dion with and without the Belmonts, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring songs written by Bobby Day. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 1, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 1, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Organ" by Dave "Baby" Cortez #9 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #8 "Only You" by Frank Pourcel's French Fiddles   Catch a Wave! Pick your favorites now! #7 "Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)" by Edd... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 11, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 11, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Wonder Why" by Dion and the Belmonts #9 "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley #8 "He's Got the Whole World (In His Hands)" by Laurie London #7 "You" by The Aquatones #6... Continue Reading →

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