1963 – The Results

While other 2018  Great 88 first round surveys had as many as four songs repeating from the previous year, the poll for 1963 had only one song returning to the top positions.  A perennial favorite by the Ronettes returned for the third consecutive year.  Darlene Love returned to the Top Five, but as a member of... Continue Reading →


This Week: Time for Fun

We'll have lots of time for fun when we celebrate Daylight Savings Time (a week late) Saturday night on The Grooveyard.  Returning from a sore throat causing the delay, host Alan Seltzer will play songs about time, including a lot of forgotten favorites. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of November... Continue Reading →

1956 – The Results

Traditional favorites dominated the survey for the best songs of 1956 once again in 2018 with four out of the five songs repeating in the top five from the previous survey.  The number 2 song in the history of the survey,  "In the Still of the Night" reached the top five for a record sixth... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: Halloween Hits

We'll have a few tricks and a lot more treats when we celebrate Halloween Saturday night on The Grooveyard.  We'll play some classics of the holiday along with lots of forgotten favorites. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of October 27, 1963, we'll play more of your favorites during the Grooveyard... Continue Reading →

Top Ten: October 20, 1959

Here's the Grooveyard Top Ten for October 20, 1959 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on "The Grooveyard": #10 "I'm Gonna Get Married" by Lloyd Price #9 "Primrose Lane" by Jerry Wallace with the Jewels #8 "Just Ask Your Heart" by Frankie Avalon   Pick your favorites now! 1956     1959     1961 #7 "Poison Ivy" by The... Continue Reading →

This Weekend: A Chubby Birthday Party

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 Chubby Checker, whose birthday was on October 3rd. In addition, the Grooveyard Top 10 will feature the hits of October 20, 1959, we'll play more of your favorites... Continue Reading →

1960 – The Results

The first round survey for your favorites of 1960 is traditionally known for it's tight races, and this year is no exception.  A total of 69 different songs received support, six more than the 2017 poll. While there were no songs repeating last year from the previous survey in the Top Five, the 2018 survey... 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 →

1957 – The Results

Jerry Lee Lewis was even more dominant than usual in the Great 88 survey for the best songs of 1957.  "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" appeared on top of the survey for the fourth straight year.   He was also the first artist in the survey's seven year history to have two songs in the top five. ... Continue Reading →

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