1962 – The Results

The only thing consistent about the first round contest for the top songs of 1962 is inconsistency. Here's the results of the last first-round Great 88 survey this year.

Top Ten: October 30, 1962

Perfect for Halloween weekend, tonight's Top Ten includes guest appearances by the Cool Ghoul, John Zacherle and the original Dirty Dancing dancers. Where were you in '62?

5 MORE Favorite Songs of the 1960’s

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello folks! It’s Retro Dee, and here is Part 2 of my Favorite Songs of the 1960’s. As I noted in... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 20, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 20, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Any Day Now" by Chuck Jackson (featuring co-author Burt Bacharach on organ) #9 "Al Di La" by Emilio Pericoli #8 "Roses Are Red" by Bobby Vinton #7 "The Wah Watusi" by The Orlons #6 "Palisades Park"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 23, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 23, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Love Came to Me" by Dion #9 "Next Door to an Angel" by Neil Sedaka #8 "Don't Hang Up" by The Orlons   Did you vote today in the finals? #7 "All Alone am I" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: July 20, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for July 20, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Love You" by The Volumes #9 "Gravy (for my Mashed Potatoes)" by Dee Dee Sharp #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddie Cannon #7 "Playboy" by The Marvelettes #6 "Twist and Shout" by The Isley Brothers Support... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: November 17, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 17, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Popeye (The Hitchhiker)" by Chubby Checker #9 "Bobby's Girl" by Marcie Blane #8 "Echo" by The Emotions   Vote in the finals now! 1957 and earlier     1958-60     1961-63 #7 "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett (with a... Continue Reading →

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