This Week: Giving Thanks

Continuing our Thanksgiving week tradition, "The Grooveyard" is taking the week off to participate in Hungerthon, an annual New York radio event raising funds and awareness to fight hunger issues in America.  With help from supporters, the 30th annual event will help more families secure healthy affordable food and invest in more long-term sustainable solutions... Continue Reading →

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This Week: Thanks (and) Giving

"The Grooveyard" is taking the week off for Thanksgiving.  In the meantime, host Alan Seltzer will again participate in Hungerthon, an annual New York radio event raising funds and awareness to fight hunger issues in America.  With help from supporters, Hungerthon 2014 will help more families secure healthy affordable food and invest in more long-term... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: December 16, 2013

A double celebration in one video:  Today in 1981, Ray Charles was awarded a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  At the same time, we continue the holiday season on "The Grooveyard" with this performance.  This week's edition of "The Grooveyard" will feature holiday music.  The show will begin approximately 9:15 PM, a special... Continue Reading →

This Week: It’s Time to Give

Each year at this time, we devote this section to WhyHunger and it's annual Hungerthon event.  WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.  Among their many programs, a National Hunger Hotline... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: December 2, 2013

We actually four videos this week as a post-Thanksgiving gift to our listeners.  On this date in 1959, Bobby Darin was honored on "This Is Your Life", the iconic television show Guests included Murray the K, George Burns, Sammy Davis, Jr., Charlie and Nina Maffia, Dick Lord, Don Kirshner, and Dick Behrke.  The first part... Continue Reading →

This Week: Challenge Thursday

It's Challenge Thursday on "The Grooveyard" this Thursday at 9 PM.  First, find out what host Alan Seltzer has to do as part of his challenge that Jay Mirabile, host of WCWP's "DFK Show", play the 45 version of "Honey" by Bobby Goldsboro on his show this coming Sunday.  We'll also announce a listener challenge... Continue Reading →

Remembering Pete

The day should not pass without remembering an old friend, Pete Fornatale, who died one year ago today.  Aside from being my only two-time guest on "The Rock Show" so far, I recall Pete's smiling face as we both worked during Hungerthons for WhyHunger each November or at other dinners or events for the organization.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 17, 1962

We're now on Twitter!  Follow us @GrooveyardWCWP. Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 17, 1962 as heard on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard", with Scott Perschke filling in for Alan Seltzer: #10 :  "Dear Lady Twist" by Gary US Bonds #9 "Can't Help Falling In Love" by Elvis Presley #8 "The Wanderer"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: December 13, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for December 13, 1958 as heard on this week's edition of The Grooveyard, with Alan Seltzer: #10 :  "16 Candles" by The Crests #9 "Lonesome Town" by Ricky Nelson #8 "It's Only Make Believe" by Conway Twitty #7 "One Night" by Elvis Presley First, a bonus:  The original recording... Continue Reading →

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