Top Ten @ 10: August 27, 1957

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 27, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" by Jerry Lee Lewis #9 "Whispering Bells" by The Dell Vikings #8 "Searchin'" by The Coasters #7 "Short Fat Fannie" by Larry Williams #6 "Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley ...join... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: July 28. 2014

Two Grooveyard artists had their first national television appearances on this date.  Gene Vincent appeared on NBC's Perry Como Show on July 28, 1957.  Just a year later, Jerry Lee Lewis appeared on the Steve Allen show, preforming "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On".  Here's that performance... Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @GooveyardWCWP and... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: June 9, 2014

On this date in 1958, Sun Records founder and head Sam Phillips took out a full-page ad in Billboard Magazine so Jerry Lee Lewis could explain his actions following the singer's marriage to his 14-year old second cousin.  The ad did nothing to stop the controversy.  He was still popular in the U.K., as shown... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 16, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 16, 1958 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Raunchy" by Bill Justis and His Orchestra #9 "You Are My Destiny" by Paul Anka #8 "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis #7 "Waitin' in School" by Ricky... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 19, 1957

Before we get to this week's Top Ten @10, don't forget to vote in the second annual Grooveyard Greats survey. The poll for the best songs of 1955 or earlier is open here through next Thursday,   The survey for your favorite songs of 1957 officially started today and is available here.  Get full details... Continue Reading →

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