Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 2!

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Hello I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of “Life in the 50’s”! About... Continue Reading →

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Top Ten: February 25, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 25, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Catch a Falling Star" by Perry Como #9 "The Stroll" by The Diamonds #8 "Don't" by Elvis Presley  #7 "Short Shorts" by The Royal Teens #6 "Dede Dinah" by Frankie Avalon #5 "Oh Julie" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: March 26, 1957

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for March 26, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley #9 "Gone" by Ferlin Husky #8 "Young Love" by Sonny James #7 "Marianne" by Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders #6 "Butterfly" by Charlie Gracie ...join the party Saturday... Continue Reading →

12 Days of Greats: Number 96

Each night leading up to the unveiling of the 2014 Grooveyard Great 88, we're sharing a video of one song that just missed the survey.  Hear the full Great 88 on a special five hour edition of "The Grooveyard" on a special night and time--Friday, December 26 starting at 7 PM.  Our pre-survey show begins... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: July 28. 2014

Two Grooveyard artists had their first national television appearances on this date.  Gene Vincent appeared on NBC's Perry Como Show on July 28, 1957.  Just a year later, Jerry Lee Lewis appeared on the Steve Allen show, preforming "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On".  Here's that performance... Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @GooveyardWCWP and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ Ten: Holiday Hits

Continuing our holiday tradition,  Alan Seltzer played the Top 30 Holiday Hits of the Grooveyard era.  Before we get to the videos of the Top Ten, here's numbers 30 through 11... 30 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)  Darlene Love 29 Pretty Paper  Roy Orbison 28 Christmas Dragnet  Stan Freberg & Daws Butler 27 Gee Whiz,... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: May 2, 1957

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for May 2, 1957 as heard on "The Grooveyard" with Alan Seltzer: #10 "A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)" by Marty Robbins #9 "I'm Walkin'"  by Fats Domino #8 "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox and the Rhythm Orchids #7 "School Day" by Chuck Berry #6 "Gone" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ Ten: Holiday Hits

For the Christmas holiday edition of "The Grooveyard", Alan Seltzer played the Top 30 Holiday Hits of the Grooveyard era.  Before we get to the videos of the Top Ten, here's numbers 30 through 11... 30 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)  Darlene Love 29 Pretty Paper  Roy Orbison 28 Christmas Dragnet  Stan Freberg & Daws... Continue Reading →

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