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 →

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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 →

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: January 12, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 12, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka #9 "Goodbye Cruel World" by James Darren #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love Again" by Elvis Presley   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Run to Him" by Bobby Vee... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: December 1, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Many Tears Ago" by Connie Francis #9 "Lonely Teenager" by Dion #8 "The Hucklebuck" by Chubby Checker   Vote in the finals now! 1957 and earlier     1958-60     1961-63 #7 "You Talk Too Much" by Joe Jones #6... Continue Reading →

1959 – The Results

While the 2017 survey for the best songs of 2017 set a new record for the number of songs repeating in the top five from the previous year, this year's survey was a lot closer.  Only two songs repeated from 2017, with Dion and the Belmonts returning for a fifth year and Johnny Maestro and... Continue Reading →

1961 – The Results

There were lots of similarities in the results of the Great 88 survey for 1961 from last year's survey, but a lot also changed.  Four of the five top songs--by Dion, Gene McDaniels, Del Shannon and The Shirelles--were repeats from last year, with Runaway returning to the Top Five for the fifth consecutive year.  Looking... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 27, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 27, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #9 "Unchained Melody" by Vito and the Salutations #8 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows   Pick your favorites now! 1956     1959     1961     1963 #7 "Blue Velvet" by... Continue Reading →

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