This Weekend: A Palisades Party

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, who celebrated his 83nd birthday on Wednesday. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of December 7, 1961, we'll play holiday... Continue Reading →

1962 – The Results

The first round contest for the top songs of 1962 was unusually close, with only .26% separating the top five songs, and the top eight separated by less than a percent.  Freddy Cannon, Dion and the Isley Brothers all repeated in the highest positions for a second year. Here's the top five songs in alphabetical... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 20, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 20, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Love You" by The Volumes #9 "Gravy (for my Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddie Cannon #7 "Playboy" by The Marvelettes #6 "Twist and Shout" by The Isley Brothers Support... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 18, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 18, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" by The Blue-Belles #9 "I Wish that We Were Married" by Ronnie and the hi-Lites #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon #7 "Uptown" by The Crystals #6 "I Can't... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Boom Boom and Birthdays

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, who celebrated his 82nd birthday on Tuesday. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of December 8, 1957, we'll play holiday... Continue Reading →

1962 – The Results

Consistency has rarely been a factor in the results for the best songs of 1962.  In last year's record voting, no songs repeated to the top five.  Only Jimmy Clanton repeated this time, and that was by a very narrow margin. Here's the top five songs in alphabetical order by artist: "Palisades Park" by Freddy... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 24, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 24, 1962 as played tonight by Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Any Day Now (My Beautiful Bird)" by Chuck Jackson #9 "Al Di La" by Emilio Pericoli #8 "Roses Are Red (My Love)" by Bobby Vinton  #7 "The Wah Watusi" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 21, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 21, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Shimmy Shimmy Ko-Ko-Bop" by Little Anthony and the Imperials #9 "Pretty Blue Eyes" by Steve Lawrence #8 "It's Time to Cry" by Paul Anka  #7 "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" by Freddy Cannon #6 "Where... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Love You" by The Volumes #9 "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon  #7 "Playboy" by The Marvelettes #6 "Twist and Shout" by Isley Brothers #5 "The... Continue Reading →

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