This Top Five is almost a carbon copy from a year ago--four repeating songs and one hit making it to the upper ranks for the first time in the poll's ten year history. Here's the results.
In a year of upsets, the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1963 showed rare consistency, with four songs repeating in the Top Five. Here's the results, along with videos.
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 2, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows #9 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #8 "It's All Right" by The Impressions Did you vote yet? #7 "Donna the Prima... Continue Reading →
While the survey for the best songs of 1963 was more wide open than past years, the final result was a virtual repeat of 2018. A total of 69 different songs from the year received one or more votes, but four songs repeated in the top five positions from last year. The Ronettes help one... Continue Reading →
Here's the Top Ten songs of 1963, as featured by Alan Seltzer on tonight's edition of "The Grooveyard". . . #10 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence #9 "Fingertips Pt 2" by Little Stevie Wonder #8 "Hey Paula" by Paul and Paula #7 "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels #6 "So Much In Love"... Continue Reading →
Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 27, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "She's a Fool" by Lesley Gore #9 "Unchained Melody" by Vito and the Salutations #8 "Talk to Me" by Sunny and the Sunglows Pick your favorites now! 1956 1959 1961 1963 #7 "Blue Velvet" by... Continue Reading →
Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating August birthdays. We'll share a six-pack of hits by The Ronettes in honor of Ronnie Spector's 75th birthday. The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love" and other birthday artists. In addition, the... Continue Reading →
The survey for the best songs of 1963 always brings a wide range of answers. This year's survey is no different, with 71 different songs getting attention, a slight decrease from last year's record 78 songs. Two songs--by the Ronettes and Kingsmen--were repeats in the top five. Here's the top five songs from 1955 and... Continue Reading →