Summer in the 1950s

Retro Dee writes about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s on this site.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. What was Summer like in the 1950’s? Well, I wasn’t there, but from what I’ve heard, it was fun, carefree and,... Continue Reading →

Best of: Beach Party Tonight!

The Fourth of July is always a good time for a beach party, so join host Alan Seltzer tonight on The Grooveyard when we share last year's Summer Song Survey. As always, the poll features both songs about the season and hits popular during the summer months.  The songs may have been heard on transistor... Continue Reading →

Best of: Here Comes Summer

The 2020 Summer Song Survey has been cancelled due to technical issues with resuming live shows, but host Alan Seltzer celebrates the unofficial start of this year's season with last year's Summer Song Survey. Just like the first five surveys, the poll features both songs about the season and hits popular during the summer months. ... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Summer Songs 2019

There was no Grooveyard Top Ten this week due to the countdown of the listener Summer Song Survey.   You can see video versions of all the songs at the links below.  In addition, a list of the songs--similar to the survey sheets that we used to pick up in record stores--is available here. Number 1... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Here Comes Summer

Host Alan Seltzer celebrates this week's Summer Solstice Saturday night at 7 PM when "The Grooveyard" unveils the results of this year's Summer Song Survey. As in past summer song surveys, the poll features both songs about the season and hits popular during the summer months.  The songs may have been heard on transistor radios... Continue Reading →

Summer is Here!

...or at least the fifth Summer Song Survey from The Grooveyard. Pick your 10 favorite songs about the season, or hits that remind listeners of a favorite seasonal activity.  You can vote daily now through Saturday, June 15 at 10 PM.  We'll share the results of the survey on The Grooveyard Saturday, June 22 from... Continue Reading →

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