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Johnny G - Sand Dance Skadotdotdotdot
artworkJohnny G is a legendary and eclectic multi-instrumentalist, writer, and singer from England. He is best know for his superb 1977 single "Hippys Graveyard." This album dates from 1984, and has two tracks that feature surf guitar, a novel and engaging cover of "Fortune Teller," and the title track, a surf-ska instro.
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Surf (Instrumental)

Superb, playful surf guitar on a ska backtrack playing one cool melody. The backtrack is very much sixties ska a la Roland Alphonso or Don Drummond. The contrast that sets up with the vintage surf playful noodling through modern reverb is rather impressive. Wonderful!