Top Ten: June 27, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 27, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "It's You I Love" by Fats Domino #8 "Searchin'' " by The Coasters #7 "Sp Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey #6 "Lucille" by Little Richard Support Public Radio! #5 "... Continue Reading →

Music in the 50’s: Covered by Buddy

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. In the early days of Rock n Roll, it was common to for artists to do covers of other artists songs.... Continue Reading →

Best of: He’s in the Building

Elvis Presley will be featured by Alan Seltzer on "Best of The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM on a show broadcast just prior to the 39th anniversary of his death on August 16, 1977.  We'll feature a countdown of Elvis' Top 50 hits based on New York sales and bonus hits.  There will also... Continue Reading →

Best of: Flashback 1958

It was the year when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army.  It was also the year when unemployment reached 20 percent in Detroit to a recession, when the Dodgers and Giants played the first regular-season baseball game as West Coast teams, and when a young musician named Leonard Bernstein began a series of televised... 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: February 22, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 22, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ain't That Love" by Ray Charles #9 "Slow Walk" by Sil Austin #8 "Too Much" by Elvis Presley #7 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #6 "Since I Met You Baby" by Ivory Joe Hunter #5 "Jim... 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: January 4, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 4, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #9 "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley #8 "Slow Walk" by Sil Austin #7 "Ain't Got No Home" by Clarence "Frogman" Henry #6 "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett     #5 "Singing... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Elvis’ Biggest Hits

Elvis Presley's #1 hits will be featured by host Alan Seltzer in this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" in honor of both his 85th birthday Wednesday and our show #1 for the year. Along with his hits, Elvis will be featured in our "Under the Covers" segment. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature... Continue Reading →

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