Three Blue Hits for Fats Domino

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. Hi folks, it’s Retro Dee and in honor of Fats Domino’s February 26th Birthday, we’re going to look at three of... 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 →

This Weekend: Lovin’ Birthdays

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Fats Domino in honor of his 92nd birthday next Wednesday.  Our Under the Covers segment will offer the music of Carole King (February 9) and Gerry Goffin (February... 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 →

Top Ten: October 12, 1955

There were two TopTen surveys on tonight's program due to our being pre-empted due to WCWP's annual Homecoming Weekend next week.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 12, 1955 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and His Comets #9 "At My Front Door"... Continue Reading →

1956 – The Results

The 2019 survey for the best songs of 1956 was a mix of three repeating favorites and other popular hits.  The number 2 song in the history of the survey,  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record seventh year.  The song only missed the Top Five in 2013, the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 23, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 23, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" by Jimmy Reed #9 "Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins #8 "Devil or Angel" by The Clovers #7 "Speedo" by The Cadillacs #6 "Boll Weevil" by Fats Domino Support 88.1 FM... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 2, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 2, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Singing the Blues" by Guy Mitchell #9 "A Thousand Miles Away" by The Heartbeats #8 "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #6 "Ain't Got No Home" by... Continue Reading →

Twelve Days of Greats: No. 93

Each day leading up to the unveiling of the 2018 Grooveyard Great 88, we'll share a video of one song that just missed the survey.  Hear the full Great 88 on a special five hour edition of "The Grooveyard" on Saturday, December 29 from 7 PM to midnight.  Check out the complete year-end schedule here.... Continue Reading →

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