1961 – The Results

Like the 2018 Great 88 first round survey, there was a very tight race for the top positions, with a significant drop after the top rated songs.  A total of six songs were within 2% of the top position, with another four within 3%.  Two traditional favorites--The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow) and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 5, 1961

Due to an abbreviated program, Alan Seltzer did not play the complete Top Ten of October 3, 1961 on tonight's edition of The Grooveyard.  Here's the full survey: #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Did you vote... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 6, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 6, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Pick your favorites now! 1960     1961 #7 "The Mountain's High" by Dick and Dee Dee... Continue Reading →

1961 – The Results

The survey for your favorites from 1961was a story of haves and have-nots.  Ten different songs wound up within 2% of the top position.  Included were three songs that just missed repeating in the Top Five, resulting in only one repeat song in that category.  Last year's #1 song overall, Del Shannon's "Runaway" wound up... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: August 20, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 20, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Tossin' and Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis #9 "Don't Bet Money Honey" by Linda Scott #8 "Wizard of Love" by The Ly-dells  #7 "Let's Twist Again" by Chubby Checker #6 "My True Story" by The Jive Five... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 20, 1961

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 20, 1961 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Tossin' and Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis #9 "Don't Bet Money Honey" by Linda Scott #8 "Wizard of Love" by The Ly-dells #7 "Let's Twist Again" by Chubby Checker #6 "My... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 29, 1961

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 29, 1961 as played by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Look In My Eyes" by The Chantels #9 "Wooden Heart" by Joe Dowell #8 "Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)" by Barry Mann #7 "Last Night" by The Mar-keys #6 "School Is Out"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 30, 1961

Here's the Top Ten songs of August 30, 1961, as played by Bobby G--filling in for Alan Seltzer--on Thursday night's edition of "The Grooveyard": #10 "Look in My Eyes" by The Chantels #9  "Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)" by Barry Mann #8  "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On the... Continue Reading →

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