Top Ten: January 9, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 9, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Calendar Girl" by Neil Sedaka As a bonus, Miss March/May/November is Neil's Wife of 53 years, Leba. #9 "I Count the Tears" by The Drifters #8 "Once in a While" by The Chimes  #7 "A Thousand... Continue Reading →

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This Week: Sedaka’s Back, Cream Says Goodbye

The music of Neil Sedaka and Cream are featured this week on "The Grooveyard" and "Saturday Soiree". Thursday night at 9 PM, host Alan Seltzer notes the 1956 anniversary of when Neil Sedaka recorded his first charted hit, "The Diary", by playing some of his hits and some rarely-heard songs. There will also be updates... 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: January 8, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 8, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka There's a bonus appearance by Freddie Cannon, laughing and waving in the audience, at 1:12-1:14 of the video. #9 "There's No Other (Like My Baby)" by The Crystals... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 9, 1962

  Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 2, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka #9 "Goodbye Cruel World" by James Darren Here's a special Army version of the song with different lyrics. . . And the hit version... #8 "Can't Help... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: October 14, 2013

In honor of this week's Homecoming Celebration on "The Grooveyard", we offer you a double play.  First, Hank Neimark, WCWP's first chief engineer and the first voice ever heard on WCWP and Station Manager from 1962 to 1965, sings "Happy Birthday" during WCWP's 50th anniversay celebration two years ago.  Hank was on of the original... 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 →

Top Ten @ 10: January 3, 1960

Join Alan Seltzer and guest PePe Cardona of Aliva 'n Kickin' ("Tighter and Tighter) Friday night at 7 PM on "The Rock Show" on WCWP.  “The Rock Show” can be heard on 88.1 FM on Long Island, the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org or the TuneIn app on your SmartPhone. Here's the Top Ten @... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: November 29, 1959

Voting is now open in the finals of the Grooveyard Greats.  Vote here once a day between now and December 13. Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for November 29, 1959 as heard on this week's edition of The Grooveyard: #10 :  "Oh! Carol" by Neil Sedaka #9 "We Got Love" by Bobby Rydell #8... Continue Reading →

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