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.
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 here is Part 2 of my Favorite Songs of the 1960’s. As I noted in... Continue Reading →
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 →
Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 29, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Walk Like a Man" by The Four Seasons #9 "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" by The Miracles #8 "The End of the World" by Skeeter Davis Did you vote today? #7 "Our Day... Continue Reading →
Some Grooveyard favorites finished high in the standings in the 1961 Grooveyard Greats survey. Here's the top five in alphabetical order by artist: "Let's Twist Again" by Chubby Checker "Stand By Me" by Ben E.King "Blue Moon" by The Marcels "Runaway" by Del shannon "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" by The Shirelles Surveys for... Continue Reading →
Girl groups dominated the 1963 "Grooveyard Greats" survey, gaining most of the top positions. Here's the top five in alphabetical order by artist: "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels "Da Do Run Run" by The Crystals "Tell Him" by The Exciters "Be My Baby" by The Ronettes "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" by Bobby... Continue Reading →
We're now on Twitter! Follow us @GrooveyardWCWP. Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 17, 1962 as heard on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard", with Scott Perschke filling in for Alan Seltzer: #10 : "Dear Lady Twist" by Gary US Bonds #9 "Can't Help Falling In Love" by Elvis Presley #8 "The Wanderer"... Continue Reading →
Less than a week remains to vote in the finals of the Grooveyard Greats. Vote here once a day between now and December 13. Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for December 6, 1962 as heard on this week's edition of The Grooveyard, with Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer: #10 : "Telstar" by... Continue Reading →