This Week: American Originals

We celebrate many American originals this week on "The Grooveyard" and the "Saturday Soiree". Thursday night at 9 PM on "The Grooveyard", host Alan Seltzer features an hour of recordings from the Grooveyard era named to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.  The Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are... Continue Reading →

This Week: Lesley Gore

There's lots of great memories this week, as "The Grooveyard" looks back to 1961 and the "Saturday Soiree" pays tribute to Lesley Gore. Lesley Gore, who passed away Monday, was best known for her many hit songs during the 1960s.  She was also an actress and composer, nominated for an Academy Award for "Out Here... Continue Reading →

This Week: Whole Lotta Lovin’

There's a whole lot of love on "The Grooveyard" and "Saturday Soiree" in honor of Valentines Day this week. Thursday night at 9 PM, last year's Love Song Survey will be repeated by popular demand on "The Grooveyard".  Many listeners missed the countdown last year when the pre-Valentines Day broadcast was postponed due to a... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 29, 1963

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 29, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Walk Like a Man" by The Four Seasons #9 "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" by The Miracles #8 "The End of the World" by Skeeter Davis Did you vote today? #7 "Our Day... Continue Reading →

This Week: It’s Party Time!

The party starts this week! The brand new "Saturday Soiree" starts this Saturday night at 7 PM.  The "Saturday Soiree" will feature the best music from 1964 through the early 1970s.  Just like "The Grooveyard" plays the top hits of 1963 and earlier  every Thursday night, the "Saturday Soiree" will feature your favorites from the... Continue Reading →

Vote Now: It’s Time for Love

Voting has started for the Love Song Survey for our new sister show, the "Saturday Soiree".  Vote in separate polls for your 10 favorite love songs of 1964-1967 and 1968 and later now through February 7.  Full details are here. Results will be posted on the "Saturday Soiree" website beginning February 9, with the Top... Continue Reading →

This Week: Smokin’ Sam Cooke

Thursday night at 9 PM on "The Grooveyard", host Alan Seltzer celebrates the music of Sam Cooke, the King of Soul on the anniversay of his first residency as a performer at New York's Copacabana.  The week's Top Ten @ 10 will feature the songs of January 22, 1957. We'll also update plans for the... Continue Reading →

We’re Having a Party!

. . .and you're invited! Starting Saturday, January 31 at 7 PM, the Saturday Soiree will feature the best music from 1964 through the early 1970s.  Just like "The Grooveyard" plays the top hits of 1963 and earlier  every Thursday nights, the "Saturday Soiree" will feature your favorites from the British Invasion and beyond.  You'll... Continue Reading →

This Week: R&B is Here to Stay

In it's issue of January 15, 1955, Billboard Magazine declared that "music with an R&B beat is not longer regarded as a passing phase by major recording firms."   On this Thursday's edition of "The Grooveyard", host Alan Seltzer will celebrate the anniversary of that report by playing some of the top rhythm 'n blues songs... Continue Reading →

In with the Old(ies)…

There's no Top Ten @ 10 tonight, since "The Grooveyard" is taking New Years Day off.  We'll be back with all new shows, including the Top Ten @ 10, next Thursday at 9 PM.  In the meantime, we hope you enjoy the 100 videos and information about the top songs in our 2014 Great 88... Continue Reading →

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