Top Ten: November 10, 1958

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for November 10, 1958 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day #9 "The End" by Earl Grant #8 "Queen of the Hop" by Bobby Darin   The finals begin next week! #7 "Lonesome Town" by Ricky Nelson #6 "It's All in the Game" by Tommy Edwards... Continue Reading →


1959 – The Results

While the 2017 survey for the best songs of 2017 set a new record for the number of songs repeating in the top five from the previous year, this year's survey was a lot closer.  Only two songs repeated from 2017, with Dion and the Belmonts returning for a fifth year and Johnny Maestro and... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Homeward Bound

Continuing a long-time station tradition, WCWP celebrates LIU Post Homecoming Weekend with alumni returning to host shows they did as students.  Many favorites from the station's history will join in the fun from Friday at noon through Sunday at midnight.  While "The Grooveyard" will be not be heard this week as a result, host Alan... Continue Reading →

1955 and Earlier – The Results

Unlike most years, two songs dominated the 2018 Great 88 survey for hits from 1955 and earlier.  "Maybelline" and "Earth Angel" each had over 8% of the votes, more than any song received in a first-round survey in 2017.  There were three repeats from 2017 in the Top 5:  The Penguins returned for a record sixth... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 6, 1961

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 6, 1961 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "My True Story" by The Jive Five #9 "Bless You" by Tony Orlando #8 "A Little Bit of Soap" by The Jarmels   Pick your favorites now! 1960     1961 #7 "The Mountain's High" by Dick and Dee Dee... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Pioneers of Rock and Roll

The pioneers of rock and roll will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night as we honor the end of another pioneer tradition. The tradition of the C.W. Post Pioneers which began when the college opened in 1954 will end next fall.  The "One LIU" plan that will combine sports programs of LIU Brooklyn and... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Super September

Join host Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM when we feature artists celebrating birthdays this month.  We'll feature a six-pack of hits by Frankie Avalon, whose birthday was on September 18th. The birthday celebration continues throughout the show.  Our Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of September 29, 1960, and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: September 8, 1962

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for September 8, 1962 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "You Don't Know Me" by Ray Charles #9 "Beechwood 4-5789" by The Marvelettes #8 "Party Lights" by Claudine Clark Did you vote today? #7 "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka #6 "You Belong to Me" by The... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: “Plus” One

Songs by many dynamic duos will be featured when National Ampersand Day is celebrated Saturday night on The Grooveyard. According to Chas DeSimone, founder of AmperArt and the originator of the holiday, he discovered several of the characters in "September 8" could be cleverly disguised as an ampersand when different fonts are used. Along with... Continue Reading →

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