1963 – The Results

This Top Five is almost a carbon copy from a year ago--four repeating songs and one hit making it to the upper ranks for the first time in the poll's ten year history. Here's the results.

1963 – The Results

In a year of upsets, the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1963 showed rare consistency, with four songs repeating in the Top Five. Here's the results, along with videos.

Top Ten: July 25, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 25, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Frankie" by Connie Francis Tonight's show featured two-sided hits, or "double plays" in honor of the delayed start of the baseball season.  By coincidence, #10 and #9 was a two-sided hit. #9 "Lipstick on Your Collar"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1960

There was no Grooveyard Top Ten this week on "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music of 1960.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Save the Last Dance for Me" by The Drifters #9 "Handy Man" by Jimmy Jones #8 "Runnng Bear" by Johnny Preston #7 "It's Now or... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 11, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 11, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Walk Right In" by The Rooftop Singers #9 "Zip-a-Dee Doo Dah" by Bobb B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans #8 "Remember Then" by The Earls #7 "Bobby's Girl" by Marcie Blane #6 "Up on the Roof"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 26, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 26, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mr. Custer" by Larry Verne #9 "My Heart Has a Mind of It's Own" by Connie Francis #8 "New Orleans" by Gary U.S. Bonds   Did you vote yet? #7 "Chain Gang" by Sam Cooke #6... Continue Reading →

1963 – The Results

While the survey for the best songs of 1963 was more wide open than past years, the final result was a virtual repeat of 2018.  A total of 69 different songs from the year received one or more votes, but four songs repeated in the top five positions from last year.  The Ronettes help one... Continue Reading →

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