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Surf

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Bubbling under

“Surf’ Boum”   J.C. Pelletier   Gala des Varieties Records (France)

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“Which way to Highway 1?”

“Mr. Eliminator”   Dick Dale and His Del-Tones   Capitol Records (1964)   The king of surf guitar!

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“Wussup, beaches?”

Francisco y Fernando   “Vamos a la Playa”   Sacven Records

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Surfbroads

Waikiki Swings

“Waikiki Swings” With Hawaii’s Greatest Recording Artists   Don Ho (of course), Nani Lee, Kui Lee, Zulu (!), Sonny Chillingworth, and introducing ALVAN!

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The crips and the bloods

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Surfing bird

“Surf Ride”   Savoy   Featuring Art Pepper and an all-star west coast jazz band.   (1954)   Another example of incongruous cover art.

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It’s Monster Surfing Time

“It’s Monster Surfing Time”   By The Deadly Ones   VeeJay Records.   (1964)   Hear the title track and other genre-mashing monster/surf songs at “Music for Maniacs”

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Stop the Violents

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The Violents “Strings of Hits” on Tono Disc from Uruguay.

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Grammy winner

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Jan & Dan “The Little Old Lady from Pasadena” on Liberty Records.

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Surfin’ Santa

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“A Christmas fantasy for children and those young in heart presented by 49th State Hawaii Record Co.”   And the record is red vinyl!

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