This Weekend: A Birthday Blowout!

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll share a six-pack of hits by The Shirelles in honor of August birthdays by Doris Kenner, Doris Coley and Beverly Lee.  The Under the Covers segment features Felice Bryand, composer of "Bye Bye Love"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 18, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 18, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" by The Blue-Belles #9 "I Wish that We Were Married" by Ronnie and the hi-Lites #8 "Palisades Park" by Freddy Cannon #7 "Uptown" by The Crystals #6 "I Can't... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: May 4, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for May 4, 1963 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Da Doo Ron Ron" by The Crystals #9 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter Paul and Mary #8 "Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby" by The Cookies #7 "Killer Joe" by The Rocky Fellers #6... 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 →

Top Ten: January 12, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 12, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka #9 "Goodbye Cruel World" by James Darren #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love Again" by Elvis Presley   Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Run to Him" by Bobby Vee... 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: Flashback 1962

There was no Top Ten due to the Flashback special featuring the top songs of 1962.  Here's the top songs of that year, as played tonight by Alan Seltzer: #10 "Do You Love Me" by The Contours #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7 "The Twist" by Chubby Checker #6 "Roses... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: June 2, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for June 2, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Quarter to Three" by Gary U.S. Bonds #9 "Running Scared" by Roy Orbison #8 "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King   Did you vote yet? #7 "Halfway to Paradise" by Tony Orlando #6 "Mama Said" by The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: April 28, 1963

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for April 28, 1963 as played tonight by Bobby G fillling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Linda" by Jan and Dean #9 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter Paul and Mary #8 "Don't Say Nothing Bad About My Baby" by The Cookies #7 "Killer Joe" by The Rocky Fellers... Continue Reading →

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