1962 – The Results

The only thing consistent about the first round contest for the top songs of 1962 is inconsistency. Here's the results of the last first-round Great 88 survey this year.

5 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 Surprise! This time I’ll be taking about songs from the 60’s! That’s right! Although the... 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 (from Dirty Dancing Live in Concert 1988) #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7... 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 →

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: March 16, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 16, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Good Luck Charm" by Elvis Presley #9 "I've Got Bonnie" by Bobby Rydell #8 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #7 "Twistin' the Night Away" by Sam Cooke #6 "Smokey Places" by The Corsairs Support 88.1... 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 →

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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