Top Ten: January 27, 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 Did you vote yet? #7 "Norman" by Sue Thompson #6 "The... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: Flashback 1961

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1961.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10 "Please Mr. Postman" by The Marvelettes #9 "There's a Moon Out Tonight" by The Capris #8 "Runaround Sue"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: April 23, 1961

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for April 23, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Some Kind of Wonderful" by The Drifters #9 "Baby Blue" by The Echoes #8 "I've Told Every Little Star" by Linda Scott #7 "Tonight I Fell in Love" by The Tokens #6 "Blue Moon" by... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 8, 1962

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 8, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka There's a bonus appearance by Freddie Cannon, laughing and waving in the audience, at 1:12-1:14 of the video. #9 "There's No Other (Like My Baby)" by The Crystals... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: December 4, 1961

Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for December 4, 1961 as played tonight by Bobby G, filling in for Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Bristol Stomp" by The Dovells #9 "There's No Other (Like My Baby)" by The Crystals #8 "You're The Reason" by Bobby Edwards #7 "Runaround Sue" by Dion #6 "Goodbye Cruel World"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: Flashback 1961

There was no Top Ten @ 10 feature on this week's edition of "The Grooveyard" due to the Flashback special focusing on the music and events of 1961.  Here's the Top Ten songs from that year: #10  "Please Mr. Postman" by The Marvelettes #9 "There's a Moon Out Tonight" by The Capris #8 "Runaround Sue"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten @ 10: January 9, 1962

  Here's the Top Ten @ 10 for January 2, 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 Here's a special Army version of the song with different lyrics. . . And the hit version... #8 "Can't Help... Continue Reading →

This Week: Doo Wop Extravaganza Tickets

Host Alan Seltzer will preview Saturday's Doo Wop Extravaganza concert at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday's edition of "The Grooveyard".  We'll give away a pair of tickets to the concert, and feature music by the performers:  The Duprees, Shirley Alston Reeves of the Shirelles, Jay Seigel's Tokens, Johnny Tillotson, Emil Stucchio and The... Continue Reading →

Video of the Week: December 9, 2013

In honor of their appearance Saturday at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, here's a rare clip of a 1961 television appearance by Jay Siegel and The Tokens.  Also appearing at the Doo Wop Extravaganze is The Duprees, Shirley Alston Reeves, (original Lead Singer of the Shirelles), Johnny Tillotson, Emil Stucchio & The Classics, The Dubs,... Continue Reading →

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