1958 – The Results

Diversity traditionally reigns in the survey for the best songs of 1958, and our seventh annual survey was no exception.  A total of 66 different songs received some attention.  Danny and the Juniors, Dion and Tommy Edwards all returned to the top five songs for the second consecutive year.  A fourth song from last year's... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: Score!

"The Grooveyard" is taking the weekend off so you can enjoy the LIU Post Pioneers football game at Stonehill College.  This is the team's only night game this season, so we'll be back next Saturday at 7 PM. In the meantime, voting continues in our fifth annual Grooveyard Great 88 listener survey.  Following a record... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: “Plus” One

Songs by many dynamic duos will be featured when National Ampersand Day is celebrated Saturday night on The Grooveyard. According to Chas DeSimone, founder of AmperArt and the originator of the holiday, he discovered several of the characters in "September 8" could be cleverly disguised as an ampersand when different fonts are used. Along with... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 1, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 1, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rockin Robin" by Bobby Day #9 "Western Movies" by The Olympics #8 "Fever" by Peggy Lee Did you vote today? #7 "It's All in the Game" by Tommy Edwards #6 "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson #5 "Patricia"... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A “Great” Holiday!

Labor Day Weekend traditionally means the end of summer, start of football season, the first day of school...and the kickoff of the Great 88 on The Grooveyard. Saturday night, at 7, host Alan Seltzer will celebrate the start of the seventh annual listener survey by playing the Top 20 songs from the first six surveys. ... Continue Reading →

Have a “Great” Day!

Have you voted today in our sixth annual  Grooveyard Great 88 listener survey? Voting is now open in the first round of our yearly poll.  In this round, you pick your 10 favorite songs from specific years.  Either choose songs from our listing or write in your own selections.  Vote daily to support your favorites--the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: This Takes the Cake!

...the birthday cake, that is! Join guest host Bobby G Saturday night on The Grooveyard as he features songs about birthdays and reaching different ages.  He'll also feature the top hits of August 25, 1963 on The Grooveyard Top 10. Alan Seltzer returns next Saturday to kick off voting in the seventh annual Great 88... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Happy Days

"The Grooveyard" celebrates "I Want You to Be Happy Day" Saturday by playing songs to make you happy. The songs can either be about happiness, or will put a smile on listener's faces.  As part of the celebration, our Under The Covers segment will feature the music of Little Richard.  The Grooveyard Top Ten will... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: The Great 88

Due to the special Great 88 countdown, there was no Grooveyard Top Ten this week.  However, you can see videos and trivia about all 88 songs on the survey--plus a dozen songs that just missed the survey but were featured in our "12 Days of Greats"--at these links: Numbers 89-100 (The Twelve Days of Greats)... Continue Reading →

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