Keeping the 50’s Alive: Flamingos with Everything!

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 with another edition of “Keeping the 50’s Alive”! If you know anything about the 1950’s, you... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 16. 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 16, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos #9 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #8 "A Teenager in Love" by Dion and the Belmonts #7 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #6 "Kansas City" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 17, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 17, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos #9 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #8 "A Teenager in Love" by Dion and the Belmonts  #7 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #6 "Kansas... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 17, 1959

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 17, 1959, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "You're So Fine" by The Falcons #9 "My Heart is an Open Book" by Carl Dobkins Jr. #8 "Bobby Sox to Stockings" by Frankie Avalon #7 "Frankie" by Connie Francis #6 "I Only... Continue Reading →

Grooveyard Greats Results: 1959

Two of the artists in the top five of the 1959 survey--Bobby Darin and Ricky Nelson--also had a second song in the top ten.  In alphabetical order, here's your leaders in an unusually close race: "Dream Lover" by Bobby Darin "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos "Lipstick on Your Collar" by Connie... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Valentines Day

Since we had a special Valentines Day edition of "The Grooveyard" this week, there was no formal Top Ten @ 10.  Instead, here's host Alan Seltzer's 10 favorite love songs from the Grooveyard era: #10 "Crying in the Chapel" by Sonny Til and the Orioles #9 "Earth Angel" by The Penguins #8 "Only You" by... Continue Reading →

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