1958 – The Results

Diversity traditionally reigns in the survey for the best songs of 1958, and our eighth annual survey was no exception.  A total of 64 different songs received some attention.  Tommy Edwards was the sole returnee to the top five songs, reaching that milestone for the third straignt year.  Ritchie Valen's "La Bamba" missed a repeat... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: September 14, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 14, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Fever" by Peggy Lee #9 "Western Movies" by The Olympics #8 "Patricia" by Perez Prado and His Orchestra   Did you vote yet? #7 "Susie Darlin'" by Robin Luke #6 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day #5... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 1, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 1, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rockin Robin" by Bobby Day #9 "Western Movies" by The Olympics #8 "Fever" by Peggy Lee Did you vote today? #7 "It's All in the Game" by Tommy Edwards #6 "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson #5 "Patricia"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 14, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 14, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just a Dream" by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets #9 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #8 "My True Love" by Jack Scott #7 "When" by The Kalin Twins #6 "The Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley Support... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1958

Tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard" featured the top songs of 1958.  Here's the Top Ten as played by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Topsy Pt 2" by Cozy Cole #9 "To Know Him is to Love Him" by The Teddy Bears #8 "Witch Doctor" by David Seville  #7 "Little Star" by The Elegants #6 "It's All in... Continue Reading →

1958 – The Results

Diversity was the key to the 1958 survey of your favorite songs.  A wide variety of styles was represented, including doo wop, Rockabilly, and a cover version of a 1911 standard.  The Elegants and Conway Twitty both had songs repeating from the Top Five from the 2016 survey. Here's the top five songs in alphabetical... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1958

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1958.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Topsy Part 2" by Cozy Cole #9 "To Know Him is to Love Him" by The Teddy Bears... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 16, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 16, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just a Dream" by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets #9 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #8 "My True Love" by Jack Scott ...recorded at Lincoln Center in New York City, this is Jack Scott's first... Continue Reading →

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