1958 – The Results

Diversity was the key to the 1958 survey of your favorite songs.  A wide variety of styles was represented, including doo wop, Rockabilly, and a cover version of a 1911 standard.  The Elegants and Conway Twitty both had songs repeating from the Top Five from the 2016 survey. Here’s the top five songs in alphabetical … More 1958 – The Results

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1961 – The Results

The survey for your favorites from 1961was a story of haves and have-nots.  Ten different songs wound up within 2% of the top position.  Included were three songs that just missed repeating in the Top Five, resulting in only one repeat song in that category.  Last year’s #1 song overall, Del Shannon’s “Runaway” wound up … More 1961 – The Results

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This Weekend: An “Itsy Bitsy” Birthday and a Big Project

A six-pack of hits by Brian Hyland will be featured on this weekend’s edition of “The Grooveyard”. Filling in for Alan Seltzer, guest host Bobby G will feature the music of the artist who virtually defined the sound of bubble gum during the Grooveyard era.  He’ll also offer the hits of November 11, 1962, play … More This Weekend: An “Itsy Bitsy” Birthday and a Big Project

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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 … More 1956 – The Results

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This Weekend: A Doo-Wop Project and Skeptical Songs

We’ll get skeptical on “The Grooveyard” tonight when we celebrate what may be National Skeptics Day.  Depending on the source, he holiday is observed on one of four different days of the year, including November 4th.  We’ll play songs offering reasons for skepticism. The “Under the Covers” segment will keep in the spirit as we … More This Weekend: A Doo-Wop Project and Skeptical Songs

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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.  A total of 63 different songs received support, 16 more than the 2016 poll.  While there were no songs repeating in the Top Five, four of last year’s top songs narrowly missed the … More 1960 – The Results

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