1956 – The Results

Traditional favorites dominated the survey for the best songs of 1956 once again in 2018 with four out of the five songs repeating in the top five from the previous survey.  The number 2 song in the history of the survey,  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record sixth... Continue Reading →

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1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception.  A total of 69 different songs received support, six more than the 2017 poll. While there were no songs repeating last year from the previous survey in the Top Five, the 2018 survey... Continue Reading →

1955 and Earlier – The Results

Unlike most years, two songs dominated the 2018 Great 88 survey for hits from 1955 and earlier.  "Maybelline" and "Earth Angel" each had over 8% of the votes, more than any song received in a first-round survey in 2017.  There were three repeats from 2017 in the Top 5:  The Penguins returned for a record sixth... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 9, 1956

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 9 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Please Please Please" by James Brown #9 "Treasure of Love" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Corrine Corrina" by Big Joe Turner   Did you vote yet? #7 "Fever" by Little Willie John #6 "Long Tall Sally" by Little Richard... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 19, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 19, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Young Blood" by The Coasters #9 "Next Time You See Me" by Little Junior Parker #8 "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox with the Rhythm Orchids Did you vote yet? #7 "C.C. Rider" by Chuck Willis #6 "Lucille" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 24, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 24, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #9 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Butterfly" by Charlie Gracie #7 "Lucille" by Little Richard #6 "Just Because" by Lloyd Price Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org - your community station! #5... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 20, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 20, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Young Love" by Sonny James #9 "The Green Door" by Jim Lowe #8 "Love is Strange" by Mickey and Sylvia Did you vote yet? #7 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #6 "Since I Met You Baby"... Continue Reading →

1956 – The Results

Traditional favorites continued to dominate the survey for the best songs of 1956.  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record fifth year.  Elvis Presley also repeated in the Top 5, along with "Blueberry Hill" by Fats Domino.  Perhaps helped by his death during the voting period, "Blue Monday" also... Continue Reading →

1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception.  A total of 63 different songs received support, 16 more than the 2016 poll.  While there were no songs repeating in the Top Five, four of last year's top songs narrowly missed the... Continue Reading →

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