1958 – The Results

Diversity traditionally reigns in the survey for the best songs of 1958, and our eighth annual survey was no exception.  A total of 64 different songs received some attention.  Tommy Edwards was the sole returnee to the top five songs, reaching that milestone for the third straignt year.  Ritchie Valen's "La Bamba" missed a repeat... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 13, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 13, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just a Dream" by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets #9 "For Your Precious Love" by Jerry Butler and The Impressions #8 "Secretly" by Jimmie  Rodgers #7 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #6 "When" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 14, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 14, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just a Dream" by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets #9 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #8 "My True Love" by Jack Scott #7 "When" by The Kalin Twins #6 "The Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley Support... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 16, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 16, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Just a Dream" by Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets #9 "No Chemise Please" by Gerry Granahan #8 "My True Love" by Jack Scott ...recorded at Lincoln Center in New York City, this is Jack Scott's first... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: July 24, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for July 24, 1958 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Hard Headed Woman" by Elvis Presley #9 "When" by The Kalin Twins #8 "Rebel Rouser" by Duane Eddy #7 "My True Love" by Jack Scott #6 "One Summer Night" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: June 27, 1958

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for June 27, 1958 as played by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Return to Me" by Dean Martin #9 "Jennie Lee" by Jan and Artie #8 "When" by The Kalin Twins #7 "Splish Splash " by Bobby Darin #6 "Patricia" by Perez Prado and His Orchestra #5 "All... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: June 28, 1958

Here's the Top Ten songs for June 28, 1958 as heard on tonight's edition of The Grooveyard" #10 "Return to Me" by Dean Martin. . . #9 "Jennie Lee" by Jan and Artie... #8 "When" by the Kalin Twins... #7 "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin... #6 "Patricia" by Perez Prado and His Orchestra... #5 "All... Continue Reading →

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