1961 – The Results

The scenario is the same, but the songs are different. Only six votes separated the top four songs, with a significant drop after the top-rated hits.  Only a dozen songs were within 2% of the top position, and another seven were within 3%.  Dion and Gene McDaniels made it to the top five for the... Continue Reading →

5 Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and Surprise! This time I’ll be taking about songs from the 60’s! That’s right! Although the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: July Jubiliation

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: March 7, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 7, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mama Didn't Lie" by Jan Bradley #9 "Walk Right In" by The Rooftop Singers #8 "The End of the World" by Skeeter Davis #7 "Ruby Baby" by Dion #6 "He's So Fine" by The Chiffons #5... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 25, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 27, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" by The Tokens #9 "Dear Lady Twist by Gary US Bonds #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Norman" by Sue... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Love Came to Me" by Dion #9 "Next Door to an Angel" by Neil Sedaka #8 "Don't Hang Up" by The Orlons   Did you vote today in the finals? #7 "All Alone am I" by... Continue Reading →

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 →

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