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 →

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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 →

This Weekend: Flashback 1960

It was the year of the first televised presidential debate...when Elvis was discharged from the Army...when the fight against segregation took place at a lunch counter at Woolworth's ...and Mary Martin performed "Peter Pan" live on television for the first time. Saturday night at 7 9 PM, Alan Seltzer will play the top hits of... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1958

Tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard" featured the top songs of 1958.  Here's the Top Ten as played by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Topsy Pt 2" by Cozy Cole #9 "To Know Him is to Love Him" by The Teddy Bears #8 "Witch Doctor" by David Seville  #7 "Little Star" by The Elegants #6 "It's All in... Continue Reading →

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