1962 – The Results

The first round contest for the top songs of 1962 was unusually close, with only .26% separating the top five songs, and the top eight separated by less than a percent.  Freddy Cannon, Dion and the Isley Brothers all repeated in the highest positions for a second year. Here's the top five songs in alphabetical... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 21, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 21, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Surfin' Safari" by The Beach Boys #9 "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Picket and the Crypt-Kickers #8 "A Wonderful Dream" by The Majors   Did you vote yet? #7 "Sheila" by Tommy Roe #6 "Beechwood 4-5789"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 8, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 8, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me" by Ray Charles #9 "Beechwood 4-5789" by The Marvelettes #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark Did you vote today? #7 "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka #6 "You Belong to Me" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback special featuring the top songs of 1962.  Here's the top songs of that year, as played tonight by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #6 "Roses... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 30, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 30, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Ramblin' Rose" by Nat King Cole #9 "You Beat Me to the Punch" by Mary Wells #8 "Twist and Shout" by The Isley Brothers Did you vote yet? #7 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #6 "Let's... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: September 10, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for September 10, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me" by Ray Charles #9 "Beechwood 4 - 5789" by The Marvelettes #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark Did you vote yet today? #7 "Breakin' Up Is Hard to Do" by Neil... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music of 1962.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #9 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #8 "Let Me In" by The Sensations #7 "The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1958.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10  "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco Motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: August 15, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for August 15, 1962 as played by Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me" by Ray Charles #9 "Speedy Gonzales" by Pat Boone #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark #7 "The Wah Watusi" by The Orlons #6 "You Belong to Me"... Continue Reading →

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