Phil Dirt - Reverb Central - PO Box 1609, Felton, CA 95018-1609 USA Collection: Endless Summer Legends Volume 3
|Three volumes make up a better than average supermarket/as seen on TV collection. What makes it worth a mention is the inclusion of several of the more obscure/authentic surf/rod instros among the vocal mung. Liners are completely void of any info at all - printed on just one side. The box has no data either.|
Picks: The Astronauts - Baja, The Lively Ones - Surf Rider
Track by Track Review
"Baja" displays power of their trademark three guitar line up, and shows what a few weeks at RCA Hollywood could do. Actually, having said that, I'd really like to remix this. The lead guitar is too loud in the mix. Anyway, if there's a list of the ten most significant surf singles, this must be on it. Hazelwood had a knack for melody, and the Astronauts had a knack for the sound, and together, look out!
The Lively Ones - Surf Rider
This is what happens when a real surfband covers a Nokie Edwards (Ventures) tune that had no relation to surf as written. In fact, it started life as a Potato concept song called "Spudnik." This is the grand and beautiful song that runs under the ending credits of Pulp Fiction. This is the full length version, not the single edit.
The Ventures - Hawaii Five-0
TV Surf (Instrumental)
Often covered TV theme song from the chameleons of instro rock from the 1968 TV series.