1959 – The Results

The survey for the best songs of 1959 is nothing but consistent.  Dion and the Belmonts reached the top five for the sixth consecutive year, while the Crests repeated for the fourth time.  Jackie Wilson returned to the top five for the fifth time in six years. Here's the top five songs from 1959 alphabetically... Continue Reading →

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This Week: June Birthdays are a Beach

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Jackie Wilson, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring the Beach Boys to celebrate the birthdays of Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 13, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 13, 1960 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo #9 "Stuck on You" by Elvis Presley #8 "Step by Step" by The Crests #7 "Night" by Jackie Wilson #6 "He'll Have to Go" by Jim Reeves The Grooveyard: ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 26, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 26, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Gotta Travel On" by Billy Grammer #9 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "All American Boy" by Bill Parsons (Bobby Bare)   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson #6 "My Happiness" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 3, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 3 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by The Platters #9 "Venus" by Frankie Avalon #8 "Pretty Girls Everywhere" by Eugene Church and the Fellows #7 "Charlie Brown" by The Coasters #6 "Sixteen Candles" by The Crests Support 88.1... Continue Reading →

1959 – The Results

The Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1959 set a new record for the number of songs returning to the Top Five from the previous year.  Four of the five top songs in the survey were the same as in 2016, with songs by Jackie Wilson and Dion and the Belmonts among the... Continue Reading →

This Week: June Birthdays are a Beach

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by Jackie Wilson, plus an Under the Covers segment featuring the Beach Boys to celebrate the birthdays of Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 14, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 14, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson #9 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin #8 "Tm Dooley" by The Kingston Trio  #7 "I've Had It" by The Bell Notes #6 "A Lover's Question" by Clyde McPhatter Did... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 23, 1960

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 23, 1960 as played tonight by Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Money" by Barrett Strong #9 "He'll Have to Go" by Jim Reeves #8 "Stuck on You" by Elvis Presley  #7 "Sweet Nothin's" by Brenda Lee #6 "Step by Step" by The... Continue Reading →

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