This Weekend: February Festivity

Fats Domino, Carole King and Gerry Goffin highlight our February birthday celebration. Also, find out which two members of a vocal group celebrate their birthday on the same day. (Spoiler Alert: "Twins" is not in the group title.)

Top Ten: January 23, 1957

We offer two Ed Sullivan Show appearances for this week's Top Ten. There's also a special bonus tribute in memory of Sonny James, who coincidentally had the #2 hit, and passed away Monday, January 18.

Top Ten: September 19, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 19, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "It's Too Late" by Chuck Willis #9 "The Flying Saucer (Pt 1 and 2)" by Buchanan and Goodman #8 "Rip It Up" by Little Richard Did you vote yet? #7 "Let the Good Times Roll" by... Continue Reading →

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 →

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