1961 – The Results

The scenario is the same, but the songs are different. Only six votes separated the top four songs, with a significant drop after the top-rated hits.  Only a dozen songs were within 2% of the top position, and another seven were within 3%.  Dion and Gene McDaniels made it to the top five for the... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Summer Celebrations

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: 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 (from Dirty Dancing Live in Concert 1988) #9 "The Loco-motion" by Little Eva #8 "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles #7... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: February 8, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for February 8, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Calendar Girl" by Neil Sedaka #9 "Once in a While" by The Chimes #8 "Please Love Me Forever" by Cathy Jean and the Roommates We'll play your dedications Request them here! #7 "Angel Baby" by Rosie... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: January 25, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for January 27, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" by The Tokens #9 "Dear Lady Twist by Gary US Bonds #8 "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley Find love tonight.. Pick your favorites now! #7 "Norman" by Sue... Continue Reading →

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 →

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