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 →

Top Ten: Ingram’s First WABC Survey

In memory of Dan Ingram, we featured the Top Ten Survey the week he first appeared on WABC.  Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 23, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Tonight (Could Be The Night)" by The Velvets #9 "Those Oldies But Goldies" by Little Caesar and the Romans... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 2, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 2, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Quarter to Three" by Gary U.S. Bonds #9 "Running Scared" by Roy Orbison #8 "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King   Did you vote yet? #7 "Halfway to Paradise" by Tony Orlando #6 "Mama Said" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 27, 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 Did you vote yet? #7 "Norman" by Sue Thompson #6 "The... Continue Reading →

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