1961 – The Results

Like the 2018 Great 88 first round survey, there was a very tight race for the top positions, with a significant drop after the top rated songs.  A total of six songs were within 2% of the top position, with another four within 3%.  Two traditional favorites--The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow) and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 9, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 9, 1957 as played tonight by Bobby G, filling in for host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Please Love Me Forever" by Cathy Jean and the Roommates #9 "Angel Baby" by Rosie and the Originals #8 "All in My Mind" by Maxine Brown   Looking for laughs? Join Alan Seltzer... Continue Reading →

1961 – The Results

There were lots of similarities in the results of the Great 88 survey for 1961 from last year's survey, but a lot also changed.  Four of the five top songs--by Dion, Gene McDaniels, Del Shannon and The Shirelles--were repeats from last year, with Runaway returning to the Top Five for the fifth consecutive year.  Looking... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 13, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 13, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Count the Tears" by The Drifters #9 "Once in a While" by The Chimes #8 "A Thousand Stars" by Kathy Young and the Innocents Did you vote yet? #7 "Are You Lonesome Tonight" by Elvis... Continue Reading →

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 →

Top Ten @ 10: February 7, 1961

We're now on Twitter!  Follow us @GrooveyardWCWP ...and don't forget to send in your real or fake dedications for living or dead significant others here. We'll play them next Thursday on our Valentines Day show. Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for February 7, 1961 as heard on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" with... Continue Reading →

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