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  • Collection: Surf Music

Dick Dale and His Del-Tones New Years Concert

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The new year's concert wanted people to "Stomp & Twist All Day".

The Ventures "Walk Don't Run"

The Ventures "Walk Don't Run" Live

The Sentinals "Sunset Beach"

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Audio of the song "Sunset Beach"

Dick Dale and the Deltones "Misirlou"

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Original video of the song played live

The Surfers Stomp concert festival

This one of a kind festival at the legendary Hollywood Paladium headlined by Dick Dale and His Del-Tones. The festival contained both the surf pop and surf core artists that were popular during the early and mid 1960s.

Surf Music Collection Essay

The Surf Music collection is designed to provide viewers with an in-depth look into the surf music that fueled California surfers throughout the years. The collection consists mostly of famous early hits from 1962 and 1963’ and 1960s tunes such as…

The Chantays - Pipeline

Pipeline was released in 1963 and became an instant hit for the surf rock band from Orange County, California. The instrumental was praised for its eerie replication of the thrill and excitement of riding down a barreling wave.To listen to the track,…

The Surfaris - Wipeout

The classic hit from the Surfaris has remained in the popular realm since its release in 1962 and has been covered by other prominent surf rock musicians such as the Ventures and the Beach Boys. Known widely by the famous “Wiiippeeout” vocal intro,…

The Beach Boys - Surfin' USA

Perhaps one of the most famous surf-rock tunes of the 1960s, the Beach Boys ‘Surfin USA’ is a classic hit that combined a contagiously catchy tune (a replica of Chuck Berry’s Sweet Little Sixteen) with fun lyrics about surfing in California. The…

Dick Dale & His Del-Tones - Misirlou

Dick Dale's 'Misirlou' is an iconic staple in surf rock history. Released in 1963, the hit set a golden standard for high paced instrumental surf rock. Audio Sample: Additionally, here is…


The Tornadoes - Bustin' Surfboards (Album)

Album released by The Tornadoes (from Redlands, CA). The popular album represents the sound of California surfing and the titular track was even featured in the 90s cult classic film, Pulp Fiction. To listen to the album, follow the link below:…

The Beach Boys, I Get Around

Musical recording by the Beach Boys

Dick Dale, Misirlou

Musical recording by Dick Dale