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 →

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Top Ten: April 28, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 28, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G fillling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Linda" by Jan and Dean #9 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter Paul and Mary #8 "Don't Say Nothing Bad About My Baby" by The Cookies #7 "Killer Joe" by The Rocky Fellers... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 26, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 26, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My Heart is an Open Book" by Carl Dobkins Jr. #9 "What'd I Say" by Ray Charles #8 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by The Sarah Vaughan  #7 "Sea of Love" by Phil Phillips and the Twilights #6 "There... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 15, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 15, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just One Look" by Doris Troy #9 "Wipe Out" by The Surfaris #8 "Sukiyaki" by Kyu Sakamoto  #7 "One Fine Day" by The Chiffons #6 "Denise" by Randy and the Rainbows #5 "Hello Stranger" by Barbara... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 17, 1959

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for September 17, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" by Paul Anka #9 "Lavender Blue" by Sammy Turner #8 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan Did you vote yet today? #7 "('Til) I  Kissed You" by Everly Brothers #6... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: June 18, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for June 18, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Try the Impossible" by Lee Andrews and the Hearts #9 "Got a Match?" by The Daddy-o's #8 "Witch Doctor" by David Seville #7 "Return to Me" by Dean Martin (with Perry Como) #6 "Jennie Lee"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 4, 1959

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for September 4, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "What'd I Say" by Ray Charles #9 "There Goes My Baby" by The Drifters #8 "Broken-Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan #7 "Mack the Knife" by Bobby Darin #6 "Lavender Blue" by Sammy Turner Get Grooveyard Greats... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: March 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the 74th birthday of Dean Torrence of Jan and Dean with a 1963 appearance on Steve Allen's television show.  This show by the former Tonight Show host was a late night program syndicated by Westinghouse television.  Allen was often on top of new musical trends, as demonstrated by this 1963 appearance by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 26, 1959

First of all, a quick word of thanks:  Both of our Grooveyard Greats first-round listener surveys so far this year have topped last year's number of votes by large margins.   The poll for the best songs of 1955 or earlier is closing tonight.  Click here to see if you can make a last-minute vote, or... Continue Reading →

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