This Weekend: Easy As A(pril) B(irthday) C(elebration)

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 Bobby Vee, who was born on April 30. The birthday celebration continues when The Grooveyard Top 10 features the hits of April 10. 1955--the week Alan Seltzer was... Continue Reading →

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This Weekend: Double Plays

In honor of the start of baseball season, double plays with two-sided hits will be featured on The Grooveyard Saturday night. Included is a six-pack of three two-sided hits by Elvis Presley, who had 14 two-sided hits, more than any other artist in the 1950s and 1960s.  (The Beatles were second with nine, and Rick... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: More Love, More Tickets

By popular request, we're repeating our "Love Song Survey" show from Valentines Day weekend on "The Grooveyard" Saturday night at 7 PM.  Hear Alan Seltzer with your favorite love songs as you voted for them.  You can also see video versions of the Top 40 love songs in our survey section. Next week, "The Grooveyard"... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 24, 1957

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 24, 1957 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Jim Dandy" by LaVern Baker #9 "Without Love" by Clyde McPhatter #8 "Butterfly" by Charlie Gracie #7 "Lucille" by Little Richard #6 "Just Because" by Lloyd Price Support 88.1 FM and WCWP.org - your community station! #5... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Playing Chess

Saturday night at 7 PM, "The Grooveyard" celebrates recording executive Leonard Chess with an hour of songs released on Chess Records and it's subsidiaries shortly after what would have been his 101st birthday. Founded in 1950 and run by Leonard and his brother Phil, the company produced and released many important singles and albums, which are... Continue Reading →

This Week: Flashback 1958

It was the year when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army.  It was also the year when unemployment reached 20 percent in Detroit to a recession, when the Dodgers and Giants played the first regular-season baseball game as West Coast teams, and when a young musician named Leonard Bernstein began a series of televised... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Women Have a History (Month)

We'll celebrate Women's History Month Saturday on "The Grooveyard" when host Alan Seltzer features music by female artists and groups. Included will be a six-pack of songs written by Ellie Greenwich.  The "Ladies Night" theme will continue with cover versions of hits written by Carole King in our Under the Covers segment.  The Grooveyard Top Ten... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: March 3, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for March 3 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by The Platters #9 "Venus" by Frankie Avalon #8 "Pretty Girls Everywhere" by Eugene Church and the Fellows #7 "Charlie Brown" by The Coasters #6 "Sixteen Candles" by The Crests Support 88.1... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Happy Days

"The Grooveyard" celebrates "I Want You to Be Happy Day" Saturday by playing songs to make you happy. The songs can either be about happiness, or will put a smile on listener's faces.  As part of the celebration, our Under The Covers segment will feature the music of Little Richard.  The Grooveyard Top Ten will... Continue Reading →

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