Phil Dirt - Reverb Central - PO Box 1609, Felton, CA 95018-1609 USA The Royal Flairs - Suicide c/w One Pink Box
|The b-side of Marina 503 is the legendary surf instro "One Pink Box." The a-side of this single is a primal and brooding garage rocker worth seeking out in its own right.|
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Track by Track Review
A great rhythmic surf instro with a start-stop transition between verses interrupted by the sound of hammering, presumably driving nails into a coffin. The Royal Flairs were from Council Bluffs, Iowa, and played extensively throughout the area, appearing frequently in Omaha, Nebraska. The title is actually "One Pine Box," but the original issue had a misprint on the label. It ends with a hammering and a blow to the thumb followed by "Ouch!." A cool surf obscuro from 1966.