Best of: Flashback 1958

It was the year when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army.  It was also the year when unemployment reached 20 percent in Detroit to a recession, when the Dodgers and Giants played the first regular-season baseball game as West Coast teams, and when a young musician named Leonard Bernstein began a series of televised... Continue Reading →

5 Fun Movies with Retro 50’s Era Settings

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. Hi there folks! It’s Retro Dee with some more 50’s-themed fun coming your way. Today we’re going to look at five... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: All My Loving

Between stay-in-place orders and social hibernation, there's not enough chances for love.  The Grooveyard is doing it's part to fix that.  Join host Alan Seltzer Saturday night at 7 PM for a repeat broadcast of the 2019 Love Song Survey.  You can also download a copy of the survey here. The Grooveyard will be repeating... Continue Reading →

5 Songs To Lift Your Spirits

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. Hi folks! It’s Retro Dee with some more great music from The Best Era Ever to brighten your day! When I... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: We Are All in This Together

The Grooveyard will offer repeat broadcasts the next two weeks while host Alan Seltzer is sidelined.  While he feels healthy, a coworker in his office received a positive result on a test for Coronavirus.  As a result, a 14-day quarantine began Friday. This week's rebroadcast will feature a Flashback special featuring the Top 50 songs... Continue Reading →

Collecting 1950’s: Yo-yos!

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. Hi I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950’s! Today we showcase a simple, classic toy, which to... Continue Reading →

A Special Note

To my loyal listeners, Seeing many posts and emails about where groups and individuals stand on taking time off due to COVID19, also known as Coronavirus, I decided our listeners deserve to know exactly what to expect from me and The Grooveyard. After someone on our station's LIU Post campus tested positive for the virus... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 14, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 14, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Since I Don't Have You" by The Skyliners #9 "Stagger Lee" by Lloyd Price #8 "Tragedy" by Thomas Wayne with the DeLons #7 "It's Just a Matter of Time" by Brook Benton #6 "Sorry (I Ran... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: March-ing Along

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Neil Sedaka, who turned 80 on March 13, and the Beach Boys will be featured in our Under the Covers segment in honor of Mike Love's 78th birthday.... Continue Reading →

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