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We Got the Beach

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SWIM with the Go-Go’s  Not those Go-Go’s, but the British group from Newcastle.  This is a Japanese release on Victor Records from 1965.

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Stage 4

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Alta Tension Vol. 4  Philips Records (Argentina)  Fun cover of a South American romp comp of Sixties rock, surf and dance tunes by Los Tammys, Sonia, Tito Alberti and others.

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Beached blonde

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“This is Surfin’ ” Wipe Out  The Surfaris  Dot Records (Japan)   Maybe with the Ventures, the Surfaris and their drum crazy hit “Wipe Out”were the most popular of the sixties surf scene.  This is a cool and unique cover only issued in Japan.  (Is that Sandra Dee on the cover?)

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To surf with love

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Johnny Fortune IS “The Soul Surfer”   Park Avenue Record   Johnny was born March 18, 1943 in Warren, Ohio. At age 12 he picked up his first guitar. At age 16 recorded recorded”Soul Surfer.” It quickly became a #1 hot. He wrote it in the back seat of the car on the way to the studio. Johny played guitar on Sam Cooke’s “Chain Gang” and Barbara George’s “I Know.” He was offered a chance to tour England with Johnny Burnette. He had to decline because he was under age. Johnny went on to play with such notables as: Terry Stafford, Glen Campbell, Barbara Stanton, Al “The Snake” Wilson, Jerry Hopkins, Harry Belefonte, Eddie Downs, Fabian, Ricky Nelson, Jerry Reed, Willie Nelson, Barbara Mandrell and The Drifters. He also performed with The Rondells, The Cornells, Dick & Dee Dee, The Standells, Brian Highland, The Crystals, Freddie Wheeler & The Petersons, The Tornadoes, The Three Beats and The Blenders.

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Chairman of the board

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Surf Board   Conjunto Roberto Menescal   Elenco Records (Brazil)

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Built for speed

 Hot Rods by the W. Gimmicks  Polydor Records (France)
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That summer feeling

“Draggin’ and Surfin'”  Anonymous musicians out of Nashville.  Produced by William Beasley for Modern Sound Records.

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Gotta serve somebody

“Cookin’ Up A Party”  The Joy Boys  Calendar Records (Australia)  “Directions: Put on a Turntable, Spin and Go-Go-Go”

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To surf with love

“Surf Party”  A french EP compilation on the Barclay Records label.

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Babe on board

“Surf Twist”  Barclay Records compilation from France.  Featuring Les Witchdoctors, Rocky Roberts et les Airedales and Les Sorciers!

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