Top Ten: Flashback 1959

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback 1959 special edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Come Softly to Me" by The Fleetwoods #9 "Stagger Lee" by Lloyd Price #8 "Mr. Blue" by The Fleetwoods #7 "Personality" by Lloyd Price #6 "Sleepwalk" by Santo and Johnny Support... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: Flashback 1959

It was the year when Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood...when the Oscars actually ended 20 minutes ahead of schedule...when America took steps to enter the space race...and when we saw the plane crash now known as "The Day the Music Died".  This Saturday on a Flashback edition of The Grooveyard, Alan Seltzer will play the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1957

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback 1957 special edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra #9 "Come Go With Me " by The Dell-Vikings #8 "It's Not for Me to Say" by Johnny Mathis #7 "Diana" by Paul... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Flashback 1957

It was the year we first saw the NBC Peacock, and when "West Side Story" was on Broadway, "Cinderella"--starring Julie Andrews--was on television, Sputnik 2 was in space, Eisenhower was in the White House to begin his second term, and Frisbees and hula hoops were on beaches, parks and backyards.  Alan Seltzer will play the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1963

Here's the Top Ten songs of 1963, as featured by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard". . . #10 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence #9 "Fingertips Pt 2" by Little Stevie Wonder #8 "Hey Paula" by Paul and Paula #7 "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels #6 "So Much In Love"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Flashback 1963

It was the year when Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn in as president following the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  It was also the year when James Bond made his way into movie theaters, when Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and when a group from Liverpool made their way to... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback special featuring the top songs of 1962.  Here's the top songs of that year, as played tonight by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #6 "Roses... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Flashback 1962

National League baseball returned to New York when the Mets took the field for the first time.  Jackie Kennedy gave Americans a tour of the White House, followed a few months later by her husband handling the Cuban Missile Crisis.  And in between, Marilyn Monroe died and "West Side Story" won 10 Academy Awards  including... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1960

There was no Grooveyard Top Ten on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1960.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #9 "Stuck on You" by Elvis Presley #8 "Handy Man" by Jimmy Jones #7 "It's Now or... Continue Reading →

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