1956 – The Results

Traditional favorites dominated the survey for the best songs of 1956 once again in 2018 with four out of the five songs repeating in the top five from the previous survey.  The number 2 song in the history of the survey,  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record sixth... Continue Reading →

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1956 – The Results

Traditional favorites continued to dominate the survey for the best songs of 1956.  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record fifth year.  Elvis Presley also repeated in the Top 5, along with "Blueberry Hill" by Fats Domino.  Perhaps helped by his death during the voting period, "Blue Monday" also... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1956

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1956.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10  "Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr #9 "Memories Are Made of This" by Dean Martin #8 "Hound... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 26, 1956

Here’s the Top Ten songs for July 26, 1956, as heard on tonight’s show: #10 "Be-Bop-A-Lula" by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps #9 "Standing on the Corner" by the Four Lads #8 "Im in Love Again" by Fats Domino #7 "Moonglow and the Theme From 'Picnic'" by Morris Stoloff (Here's the dance scene where... Continue Reading →

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