Top Ten: Elvis Presley

In honor of the upcoming 39th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death, "The Grooveyard" featured the Top 50 Elvis Presley songs based on New York area sales.  The survey was complied by historian Don Tandler, who hosts shows on NJ 101.5 and is the founder of Pop Gold Radio, an excellent Internet station for 50s and... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: October 13, 2014

Ed Sullivan, who died 40 years ago today, was best known for a variety show that often featured popular music acts, including this week's featured video with Buddy Holly.  In fact, he is remembered for his role in the careers of The Beatles, Elvis Presley and others. Sullivan originally did not want to book Elvis... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: March 17, 2014

On March 12, 1961, over 80 million people watched the Clancy Brothers sing with Tommy Makem on a pre-St. Patricks Day edition of the Ed Sullivan Show, starting with this performance of "Wild Colonial Boy".  They were given the additional time on the show when singer-actress Pearl Bailey did not show up for the live... Continue Reading →

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