This Weekend: Showtime!

We celebrate Harlem Week on the Grooveyard this week by featuring artists who performed at the iconic Apollo Theatre. Many performers started their careers at Amateur Nights at the theatre, which opened in 1914.  This includes Stevie Wonder, the Isley Brothers, the Supremes and many others.  A live album recorded there by James Brown in... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Love You" by The Volumes #9 "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon  #7 "Playboy" by The Marvelettes #6 "Twist and Shout" by Isley Brothers #5 "The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 10, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for September 10, 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 yet today? #7 "Breakin' Up Is Hard to Do" by Neil... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 10, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 10, 1962, as played by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "You'll Lose a Good Thing" by Barbara Lynn #9 "Gravy (for My Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon This was also the #1 song in our Summer... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1958.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10  "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco Motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 15, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 15, 1962 as played by Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me" by Ray Charles #9 "Speedy Gonzales" by Pat Boone #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark #7 "The Wah Watusi" by The Orlons #6 "You Belong to Me"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 9, 1962

Here's the Top Ten songs for August 9, 1962, as heard on The Grooveyard with Jay Mirabile and Chris MacIntosh filling in for Alan Seltzer: #10 " Ahab the Arab" with Ray Stevens: #9 "Sheila" by Tommy Roe #8 "Sealed With a Kiss" by Brian Hyland #7 "You Belong to Me" by The Duprees #6... Continue Reading →

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