Top Ten: September 8, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 8, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me by Ray Charles #9 "Beechwood 4-5789" by The Marvelettes #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark Did you vote today? #7 "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka #6 "You Belong to Me" by The... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Top Ten: August 24, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 24, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "If I Had a Hammer" by Trini Lopez #9 "Denise" by Randy and the Rainbows #8 "Hey Girl" by Freddie Scott #7 "Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)" by Allan Sherman... 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 →

Top Ten: August 18, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 18, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "See You in September" by The Tempos #9 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan #8 "My Heart is an Open Book" by Carl Dobkins Jr. #7 "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" by Dinah Washington #6 "Small World" by... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Birthday Blowout!

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating August birthdays.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by The Ronettes in honor of Ronnie Spector's 75th birthday.  The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love" and other birthday artists. In addition, the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Double Dose of Dan

By popular request, a special tribute to Dan Ingram will be featured on "The Grooveyard" this week. Host Alan Seltzer will feature recordings of Dan Ingram's classic moments on the air.  The Grooveyard Top Ten features the hits of June 30, 1961, the date of the radio host's first "unofficial" show on WABC.  You can... Continue Reading →

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