Top Ten: September 5, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 5, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Look IN My Eyes" by The Chantels #9 "Last Night" by The Mar-keys #8 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando Did you vote yet? #7 "Who Put the Bomp" by Barry Mann #6 "School is Out" by... Continue Reading →

5 MORE Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

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. Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and here is Part 2 of my Favorite Songs of the 1960’s. As I noted in... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 11, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 11, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Like It Like That" by Chris Kenner #9 "Pretty Little Angel Eyes" by Curtis Lee #8 "Tonight (Could Be the Night)" by The Velvets #7 "Raindrops" by Dee Clark #6 "Let's Twist Again" by Chubby... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 25, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 27, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" by The Tokens #9 "Dear Lady Twist by Gary US Bonds #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Norman" by Sue... 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. Out of the 65 songs receiving support, 20 songs were within a percent of th Top Five.  Dion and Kathy Young and the Innocents returned to the top positions, both for a second... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 26, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 26, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mr. Custer" by Larry Verne #9 "My Heart Has a Mind of It's Own" by Connie Francis #8 "New Orleans" by Gary U.S. Bonds   Did you vote yet? #7 "Chain Gang" by Sam Cooke #6... Continue Reading →

1961 – The Results

Like the 2018 Great 88 first round survey, there was a very tight race for the top positions, with a significant drop after the top rated songs.  A total of six songs were within 2% of the top position, with another four within 3%.  Two traditional favorites--The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow) and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 10, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 10, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Quarter to Three" by Gary U.S. Bonds #9 "Last Night" by The Mar-keys #8 "Wizard of Love" by The Ly-dells   Get Us in Your E-mail #7 "Don't Bet Money Honey" by Linda Scott #6 "Michael"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 8, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 8, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Mother-in-Law" by Ernie K-Doe #9 "The Boll  Weevil Song" by Brook Benton #8 "A Hundred Pounds of Clay" by Gene McDaniels   Catch a Wave! Pick your favorites now! #7 "Running Scared" by Roy Orbison #6... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: December 1, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for December 1, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Many Tears Ago" by Connie Francis #9 "Lonely Teenager" by Dion #8 "The Hucklebuck" by Chubby Checker   Vote in the finals now! 1957 and earlier     1958-60     1961-63 #7 "You Talk Too Much" by Joe Jones #6... Continue Reading →

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