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I Get Around - The Beach Boys live in París, 1964.

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Marcello Mastroianni, 1966, in a photo by Arturo Zavattini


Marcello Mastroianni, 1966, in a photo by Arturo Zavattini


San Onofre California 1950
Photo: Loomis Dean 


San Onofre California 1950

Photo: Loomis Dean 

I’ll be listening, will you?

I’ll be listening, will you?

Surfa Nova: The Last Show!

Ernest Maxin/ On The Beach/ Single (Top Rank Records)

The Challengers/ Penetration/ Surfbeat

The Pyramids/ Bikini Drag/ Summer Beach Party

The Lively Ones/ Surf Rider/ Wild Surf!

King Khan and the BBQ Show/ Love You So/ The King Khan and the BBQ Show

The Rumblers/ Boss!/ Revenge of the Surf Instrumentals

Bill May and His Orchestra/ The Odd Couple/ TV Town

The Ramrods/ Zig Zag/ Single (Amy Records)

Baja Marimba Band/ Windy/ Best of the Baja Marimba Band

Junior Brown/ Surf Medley/ Semi-Crazy

The Fendermen/ Don’t Just Know It/ Single (Soma Records)

Dick Dale/ The Victor/ Mr. Eliminator

The Astronauts/ The Pier/ Rarities

Johnny and the Hurricanes/ Red River Rock/ Single (Collectable Records)

The Routers/ On Wisconsin/ Charge!

The Phantoms/ Walk.. Don’t Run/ Wheels… and Other Guitar Hits!

Jim Messina and His Jesters/ Tamale Wagon/ The Dragsters

The Piltdown Men/ Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone/ Single (Capitol Records)

The Lively Ones/ Surfbeat/ Surfbeat

The Impacts/ Ft. Lauderdale/ Wipe Out!

Gene and the Esquires/ Space Race/ Rave On

The Deadly Ones/ Rebel Rouser/ It’s Monster Surfing Time

The Pastel Six/ Cinnamon Cinder/ Single (Zen Records)

The Revels/ Church Key/ Surf Legends and Rumors

The Astronauts/ Kuk/ Single (RCA Records)

The De-Fenders/ Taco Wagon/ Drag Beat

The Readymen/ Disintegration / Cowabunga

The Piltdown Men/ Tequila Bossa Nova/ Single (Capitol Records)

The Trashmen/ Birdbath/ Surfin’ Bird

Duane Eddy and the Rebels/ Peter Gunn/ Surf’s Comin’

The Challengers/ Pipeline/ Killer Surf

Eddie and the Showmen/ Mr. Rebel/ Squad Car

Bruce Johnston / Surfa Nova/100 Greatest Surf Rock Song

Young Jacques/ Jacques Cousteau/ Pulp Surfin’

The Rhythm Rockers/ Surfin’ at Mazatlan/ Soul Surfin’

The Clashmen/ Boondocker/ The Surf Creature

Eddie and the Showmen/ Toes on the Nose/ Squad Car

The Trashmen/ Be True to Your School/ The Great Lost Trashmen Album

Episode #58: Back to Basics

The Surfaris/ Murphy the Surfie/ Fun City U.S.A.

The Sentinals/ Ooh Poh Pa Doo/ Surfer Girl

The Chantays/ El Conquistador/ Pipeline

The Challengers/ Penetration/ Surfbeat

The Emanons/ Calypso Bop/ Las Vegas Grind

Dick Dale/ Lets Go Trippin/ Single (Deltone Records)(1960)

The Astronauts/ Surf Party/ Summer Beach Party

The Pyramids/ Bikini Drag/ Bikini Beach OST

Jim Messina and His Dragsters/ Chihuahua/ The Dragsters

The Pharos/ Pintor/ Single (Del Fi Records) (1963)

The Lively Ones/ Surf Rider/ Surf Rider

Dick Dale/ Secret Surfin’ Spot/ Summer Beach Party

The Astronauts/ Let’s Surf Again/ Rarities

Baja Marimba Band/ Windy/ Best of the Baja Marimba Band

The Challengers/ Red River Rock/ Surfbeat

Gary Usher/ Power Shift/ Boss Sounds From The Street and Strip

Wes Montgomery/ Windy/ Live at the Hollywood Palace 1967

Laurindo Almeida and the Bossa Nova All Stars/ Recado Bossa Nova/ Cha Cha D’Amoure

Les Baxter/ Chopsticks/ The Lost Episode EP

Jim Messina and His Jesters/ Masatlan Rally/ The Dragsters

The Chantays/ Blunderbus/ Pipeline

The Deadly Ones/ Raunchy/ It’s Monster Surfing Time

The Sunsets/ Chug-A-Lug/ The Surf Set

Walter Wanderley/ A Taste of Sadness/ Samba Swing

Duane Eddy/ Your Baby’s Gone Surfing/ Guitar Man

Johnny and the Hurricanes/ Sandstorm/ Surf’s Comin’!

Jackie Davis/ Perfidia/ Organs in Orbit

Gary Paxton/ Two Hump Dual Bump Camel Named Robert E. Lee/ Garpax Surf ‘n’ Drag

The Out Islanders/ Moon Mist/ Polynesian Fantasy

The Lively Ones/ Baja/ Surfin’ South of the Border

The Surf Teens/ Panic Button/ Surf Mania

The Lively Ones/ Surf Drums/ Surf Drums

The Surfaris/ Misirlou/ Play

The Mar-Ketts/ Surfer’s Stomp/ Out Of Limits

The Tornados/ Earthy/ Telstar

The Sentinals/ Gremmies Walk/ Surfer Girl

The Revels/ Longboard/ Intoxica!

The Challengers/ The Fastest Time/ K39

The Bambi Molesters/ Chaotica/ Sonic Bullets