Catching A Wave

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Aug 14, 2017

We spin newly released tracks from the archives of Jan & Dean and The Beach Boys on this week's Catching A Wave!  We also hear from Dick Dale, Freddy Cannon, Terry Anderson, The Lively Ones, Southern Culture On The Skids, The Volcanics, our weekly trivia question and more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Jan & Dean- "Prelude/ Honolulu Lulu"

The Huntington Cads- "Never To Return"

The Beach Boys- "Aren't You Glad"

The Bobby Fuller Four- "Our Favorite Martian"

Doyley & The Twanglords- "D-Twang"

The New Dimensions- "Rumblebee"

The Lively Ones- "Tranquilizer"

Jan & Dean- "Brass Sectional Introductions/ Dead Man's Curve"

The Persuaders- "Surfer Strip"

The Volcanics- "Girls, Girls, Girls"

The Beach Boys- "Can't Wait Too Long"

The Verbtones- "Saturday Night On Mars"

Jan & Dean- "Hang On Sloopy/ Jan & Dean, They'll Be Back"

Dick Dale- "Surfin' Rebel"

Freddy Cannon- "Tallahasse Lassie"

The Flame- "See The Light"

Terry Anderson- "Carl Wilson"

The Beach Boys- "Surfer Girl (1967 A Cappella Mix)

Southern Culture On The Skids- "The Sweeper"


Outro music bed:  The Beach Boys- "That's Why God Made The Radio" (instrumental)


Aug 7, 2017

In honor of Adam West's passing on June 9th at 88 years old, we spin a block of Batman-themed tunes from Nelson Riddle, Black Flamingos, Jan & Dean, The Markets, Duane Eddy and The Squires.  Plus, we hear Bruce Johnston talk about surfing near his house, tunes from The Denvermen, The Trashwomen, The Atlantics, James Wilsey, Gary Usher, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Del Reys- "House Of Sand"

The Denvermen- "Stomp Fever"

Los Straitjackets- "Half A Boy Half A Man"

The Trashwomen- "Aphrodisia"

North Of Malibu- Surf Rider


Batman set:

Black Flamingos- "Shark Repellant"

Jan & Dean- "Batman"

The Marketts- "The Bat Signal"

Duane Eddy- "Batman Theme"

Nelson Riddle- "Batman Riddles The Riddler (Hi Diddle Riddle)"

The Squires- "Batmobile"


Bruce Johnston on still surfing near his home

Bruce Johnston- "Surfin' Round The World"

The Real Gone- "The Garage"

James Wilsey- "San Bernardino"

Gary Usher- "Power Shift"

The Super Stocks- "Ventura"

Johnny Cash- "I Want To Go Home"

The Beach Boys- "Sloop John B"

The Atlantics- "Fez"

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "My Baby Does The Bird"


Outro music bed:  Satan's Pilgrims- "Wave"



Jul 31, 2017

We're trippin' out over new tracks from Satan's Pilgrims, The Strangebeats, Chris Casello Trio and Dustaphonics this week!  Plus, we spin rockers from The Untamed Youth, The Fathoms, The Rip Chords, Jan & Dean, The Beach Boys, Rosie Flores, The Raybeats, our weekly trivia question and lots more!


Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Chris Casello Trio- "Apache"

The Untamed Youth- "Tube City"

The Boss Martians- "A-Bone"

The Raybeats- "The Calhoun Surf"

The Bel Airs- "Let's Go Trippin'"

Rosie Flores- "Surf Demon #5"

The Surfaris- "Catch A Little Ride With Me"

The Beach Boys- "Sail On Sailor" (live in Louisville 1995)

Mark Eric- "California Home"

Jeff Beck- "Sleepwalk"

The Strangebeats- "Misirlou (Egyptian Girl)"
Martin Cilia- "Lost In Waikiki"

The Rip Chords- "Surf City"

Jan & Dean- "School Days"

The Hondells- "Honda Beach Party"

The Trashmen- "Bird Dance Beat"

Dustaphonics- "Love Jinx"

Satan's Pilgrims- "Buggin' Out"

The Fathoms- "Race Against Time"


Outro music bed: Jan & Dean- "Barons West LA"




Jul 24, 2017

New tunes hit the playlist from Chuck Berry, Slowey & The Boats, and Dan Auerbach (which is the trivia question this week).  Plus, we spin tunes from Duane Eddy, The Beach Boys, Davie Allan & The Arrows, The Astronauts, The Royal Hounds, The Hi-Risers, Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers, Atomic Mosquitos and lots more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Atomic Mosquitos- "Dial 'M' For Mosquito"

Rondo Hatton- "Blast Off"

The Fabulous Playboys- "Cheater Stomp"

The Astronauts- "Hot-Doggin'"

Messer Chups- "Rock It"

Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Psyclepath"

The Eliminators- "Lonely Surf Guitar"

The Beach Boys- "Girls On The Beach"

The Rivieras- "Surfin' Fun"

Bert Weedon- "Wipe Out"

Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers- "Diamondback"

The Hi-Risers- "Think Link"

Chuck Berry- "Jamaica Moon"

Slowey & The Boats- "Border Serenade"

The Royal Hounds- "Long Reef"

Dan Auerbach (with Duane Eddy on guitar)- "Livin' In Sin"

Duane Eddy- "Guitar Child"

Pollo Del Mar- "A Flash Of Green"

The Pyramids- "Bikini Drag"


Outro music bed: The Space Cossacks- "Transatlantic Orbit"


Jul 17, 2017

Greg Townson brings another new track from his latest plus rockers from Blue Stingrays (Mike Campbell), Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives (produced by Mike Campbell), Blue Wave Theory (not produced by Mike Campbell...haha), Link Wray, The Kanaloas, Jan & Dean, Hawthorne, Davie Allan & The Arrows with Dick Dale, The Explorers Club, Surf School Dropouts and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Davie Allan & The Arrows with Dick Dale- "Surf Trek"

Laika & The Cosmonauts- "Don't Monkey With Tarzan"

Hawthorne- "Frisco Bay"

Blue Wave Theory- "Rabbit Ears"

The Surfin' Gorillas- "King Of The Surf"

The Original Surfaris- "Exotic"

The Belairs- "Bedlam"

The Beach Boys- "Good Timin'"

The Explorers Club- "Be Around"

Surf School Dropouts- "Beach Bound"

Greg Townson- "Soul Finger"

Jan & Dean- "Talahassee Lassie"

Blue Stingrays- "Malibu Babylon"

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Quicksand"

Link Wray- "Rebel Rouser"

The Atlantics- "Bombora"

The Mermen- "Soul Surfin'"

The Rhythm Rockers- "Ramrod"

The Kanaloas- "Boneyard Reef"


Outro music bed: The Crossfires- "Fiberglass Jungle"


Jul 10, 2017

Satan's Pilgrims bring us a track from their new album, Siniestro, this week plus we spin a new trak from Said The Ripper (covering Sir Paul) and rockers from The Long Boards, The Martian Denny Orchestra, The Kaisers, The Bangles, Bang Mustang, Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen, The Twang-O-Matics, our weekly trivia question and more!!


Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"

Bang Mustang- "King Kahuna"

Satan's Pilgrims- "Short Sand Surf"

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "White Lightnin'"

Twang-O-Matics- "Black Cat"

The Falcons- "Atomic Guitars"

The Kaisers- "Whatcha Say?"

Said The Ripper- "Live & Let Die"

The Beach Boys- "Little Deuce Coupe"

The Fantastic Baggy's- "Surfin' Craze"

Brian Wilson (with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin)- "Sail Away"

The Surfites- "Rainy Days In Space"

The Bananas- "Sunday Storm"

The Tornados- "Dreamin' On A Cloud"

The Plungers- "Thundercloud"

The Bangles- "Under A Cloud"

Dick Dale- "Third Stone From The Sun"

The Long Boards- "Requiem For Link"

The Martian Denny Orchestra- "On The Move"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Kawanga"

Jul 3, 2017

It's our 3rd "Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun" game where we spin a wheel and play whichever Beach Boys cover tune it lands on.  This time we hear Beach Boys covers from The Neanderthals, The Astronauts, Dave Edmunds, Dave Alvin and Red Hot Chili Peppers.  Plus, we spin tunes from Jan & Dean, The Chantays, Black Flamingos, Man Or Astro-Man, The Ventures, Chris Casello Trio, Die Space Hobos, our weekly trivia question and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Die Space Hobos- "Splashback"

The Ventures- "The Switch"

The Beach Boys- "Hawaii"

The Margraves- "That Somethin'"

Chris Casello Trio- "Apache"

Black Flamingos- "The Gurch"

Bruce Johnston- "Green Onions"

Man Or Astro-Man?- "Clean Up On Isle #9"

The Fender IV- "Highway Surfer"

The El Caminos- "Shock Wave"


Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun 3:

The Neanderthals- "Be True To Your School"

The Astronauts- "Surfin' USA"

Dave Edmunds- "God Only Knows"

Dave Alvin- "Surfer Girl"

Red Hot Chili Peppers- "I Get Around"


The Surfaris- "Wipe Out"

Jan & Dean- "I Gotta Drive"

The Kilaueas- "Black Phantom Twang"

The Chantays- "Tragic Wind"


Outro music bed- Jan & Dean- "Skateboarding (Part 1)"


Jun 26, 2017

You can't go wrong with new tunes from Los Straitjackets, The Paladins and rockers from The Space Cossacks, Paul Pigat, The Lively Ones, The Fathoms, David Marks, The Sentinals, The Beach Boys, 3 tunes with Randell Kirsch on lead, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Space Cossacks- "The Apes Of Wrath"

The Sentinals- "Big Surf"

The Beach Boys- "Goin' On"

The Lively Ones- "Shootin' The Pier"

Annette- "Beach Party"

Satan's Pilgrims- "Harem Nocturne"

Paul Pigat- "Rock-A-Hula Baby"

The Paladins- "Mar Solitar"

David Marks & The A-Phonics- "Surf Jam"

Dave Myers & The Surftones- "Moment Of Truth"

Los Straitjackets- "Heart Of The City"

The Fabulous Plank-Tones- "What Now My Love"

Randell Kirsch- "Get Set"

Papa Doo Run Run w/ Randell Kirsch- "Little Do They Know"

Randell Kirsch- "God Only Knows"

Brian Wilson- "Brian Wilson"

Barenaked Ladies- "Brian Wilson"

The Fathoms- "Castle Island Dream"

Los Drigos- "Lolly Girl"


Outro music bed: Fifty Foot Combo- "The Brain From Planet X"





Jun 19, 2017

Glen Campbell performs a medley of The Beach Boys live and is heard playing guitar on a track by Jimmie Haskell.  We also hear a "kick off to summer" block with summer themes by The Monkees, Marco Di Maggio, Cliff Richard, The Hi-Risers and of course The Beach Boys.  We also hear tunes from Hep Cat Boo Daddies, Dick Dale, The Mentawais, Truly Lover Trio, The Atlantics, Hawaii Samuraii, our weekly trivia question and more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Hawaii Samurai- "Surf Or Die"

The Atlantics- "Bombora"

The Mentawais- "Finless Slide"

The Tornados- "Earthy"

Truly Lover Trio- "Surfrider"

Jimmie Haskell- "Goofy Foot Glen" (Glen Campbell on guitar)

Glen Campbell- "Beach Boys Medley" (live)

Teisco Del Ray- "Pier Pressure"

Dick Dale- "Those Memories Of You"

The Monkees- "You Bring The Summer"

The Beach Boys- "All Summer Long"

The Hi-Risers- "Summertime Here We Come"

Marco Di Maggio- "Summertime Blues"

Cliff Richard & The Shadows- "Here Comes Summer"

Brian Stacy (T.G. Sheppard)- "High School Days"

Jan & Dean- "New Girl In School"

Bang Mustang- "Surf Oddity"

Hep Cat Boo Daddies- "Super Surf Psycho"


Outro music bed: Jerry Cole & His Spacemen- "The Strut"

Jun 12, 2017

We spin a couple of NEW tunes from both Greg Townson and Said The Ripper this week.  Plus, we hear some great rockers from Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars, Link Wray, Martin Cilia, Duane Eddy, Los Straitjackets with The Trashmen, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale, The Bobby Fuller Four, our weekly trivia question and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Link Wray & The Ray Men- "Drag Race"

Martin Cilia- "Walk Don't Run"

Los Straitjackets with The Trashmen- "A Huevo"

The Trashmen- "A-Bone"

The East Nashville Teens- "The Lonely Bull"

The Explorers Club- "Once In A While"

The Hondells- "You're Gonna Ride With Me"

The Beach Boys- "Don't Go Near The Water"

Duane Eddy- "New Hully Gully"

Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars- "The Phantom Driver"

Dick Dale- "The New Victor"

Jim Messina & His Jesters- "No Name Dragster"

Greg Townson- "Trailblazin'"

Mikelangelo & The Tin Star- "The Armada"

The Crossfires- "Out Of Control"

Carole King- "Goin' Wild"

The City Surfers- "Sun-Tan Baby"

Said The Ripper- "Emma Peel Out"

The Bobby Fuller Four- "Thunder Reef"

Bruce & Terry- "Help Me Rhonda"


Outro music bed: Los Straitjackets- "Brooklyn Slide"

Jun 5, 2017

Spoiler Alert!  Musician and producer, Norbert Putnam, talks to us later in the show about producing Jimmy Buffett and in particular the genesis of "Margaritaville".  Norbert was the trivia question this week but we figured you would guess it anyway!  We also hear new tracks from Hank Marvin and Black Flamingos as well as Beatles covers by Papa Doo Run Run, Link Wray, Jan & Dean, The Beach Boys and The Ventures!  Plus, we get rockers from The Dead Rocks, The Astronauts, The Lively Ones, Elvis Presley, The Hi-Risers, The Surfaris and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Black Flamingos- "The Unknown Rider"

The Dead Rocks- "Surf Explosao"

The Surfin' Gorillas- "Hornet's Nest"

The Astronauts- "Banzai Pipeline"

The Bananas- "Non-Fiction"

Papa Doo Run Run- "I Am The Walrus"

Link Wray- "Please Please Me"

Jan & Dean- "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)"

The Beatles- "Good Morning Good Good Morning"

The Beach Boys- "I Should Have Known Better"

The Ventures- "Strawberry Fields Forever"

The Hi-Risers- "Goin' Mad"

The Sentinals- "Latin Soul"

Hank Marvin- "Alfie"

Elvis Presley- "Drums Of The Islands"

The Surfaris- "Let's Go Trippin'/ Surf Beat"

Norbert Putnam on producing Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett- "Margaritaville"

The Lively Ones- "Happy Gremmie"


Outro music bed:  Los Straitjackets- "Telstar"





May 29, 2017

We hear 3 James Bond themes from Danny Amis & Twin Tones, Man Or Astro-Man and TarantinosNYC, rockers from Bo Diddley, The Ventures, Untamed Youth, The Nebulas, The Neanderthals, The Phantom Surfers, Phil Keaggy, Chris Casello Trio, The Shadows, our weekly trivia question and a whole lot more on this week's Catching A Wave!  

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Nebulas- "Surf Party"

Rhythm Rockers- "Movin' N Groovin'"

The Hillbilly Soul Surfers- "Cha-Wow-Wow"

The Untamed Youth- "Laughin' Linda"

The Ventures- "Pedal Pusher"

The Shadows- "Sleepwalk"

The Beach Boys- "Add Some Music To Your Day"

Man Or Astro-Man- "Goldfinger"

Danny Amis & Twin Tones- "Thunderball"

TarantinosNYC- "You Only Live Twice"

Bo Diddley- "Surf, Sink Or Swim"

The Neanderthals- "King Of The Twist"

Susan & The Surftones- "Ghost Rider In The Sky"

The Phantom Surfers- "Banzai Run"

Chris Casello Trio- "X-Ray Man"

Papa Doo Run Run- "Be True To Your School"

Phil Keaggy- "Good Vibrations"

A-Phonics- "Galaxia"

The Atlantics- "Surfin' The Net"


Outro music bed: Chris Casello Trio- "Miserlou"


May 22, 2017

We spin a couple of new tunes from Guitar Up and That Redhead as well as classics from Dick Dale, The Beach Boys, The Surfaris, Jan & Dean, The Challengers, The Super Stocks, Surf City Allstars and much more! Plus, we get our trivia question along with an interview regarding the question!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Surfdusters- "Gas Jockey"

The Surfaris- "Go Go Go For Louie's Place"

Guitar Up- "Liquid Sunshine"

Surf City Allstars- "All Summer Long"

The Frogmen- "Beware Below"

The Hondells- "Death Valley Run"

Celebration- "Cruisin'"

The Beach Boys- "Shelter"

The Super Stocks- "Muscle Beach Party"

The Challengers- "Miserlou"

The Sentinals- "Intoxico"

That Redhead- "Cadillac"

The Petticoats- "Surfin' Sally"

Jan & Dean- "Waimea Bay"

Surf School Dropouts- "Lanikai"

Pollo Del Mar- "Dripping Springs TX"

Duane Eddy on Art Of Noise

Art Of Noise (with Duane Eddy)- "Peter Gunn"

Dick Dale- "Dick Dale Stomp"

The Kilaueas- "Black Phantom Twang"


Outro music bed: The Beach Boys- "California Girls"



May 15, 2017

Who's ready for a new tune from Los Straitjackets?  They pay tribute to the songs of Nick Lowe with a rockin' collection of Nick covers and we have the first single.  Plus, we spin new tracks from Dan Auerbach, The Benturas, The Buttertones and rockers from Duane Eddy, Brian Wilson, The Explorers Club, Hawthorne, The Beach Boys, The Fathoms, The Space Cossacks, The Mavericks, our weekly trivia question and lots more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Benturas- "El Gato Montes"

The Kickstands- "Haulin' Honda"

The Beach Boys- "Luau"

The Sea Shells- "Love Those Beach Boys"

Husky & The Sandmen- "Arabian Nights"

The Buttertones- "Moroccan Monsoon"

The Fathoms- "Walk Don't Run"

Dan Auerbach- "Shine On Me"

The Space Cossacks- "Bombora"

Duane Eddy- "Dance With The Guitar Man"

Los Straitjackets- "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding"

The Fantastic Baggys- "Alone On The Beach"

Brian Wilson- "In Blue Hawaii"

The Explorers Club- "Together"

Hawthorne- "Santa Cruz"

Johnny & The Hurricanes- "Red River Rock"

The Woodies- "Mavericks"

The Mavericks- "Summertime" (live)

Jeffrey Foskett- "Thru My Window"


Outro music bed: Southern Culture On The Skids- "New Cooter Boogie"

May 8, 2017

We hear a couple of Chuck Berry covers from The Beach Boys and Jan & Dean as well as Chuck's influence on The Beach Boys with "Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Surfin' USA".  Southern Culture On The Skids hits the show with "Hey, Chuck Berry" and we hear tunes from Los Drigos, The Boss Martians, Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen, The Kaisers, The Zillatones, 3 tunes featuring Tommy Tedesco, our weekly trivia question and more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Los Drigos- "The 2000 Pound Bee"

The Boss Martians- "The Last Ride"

The Rip Chords- "Hey Little Cobra"

The Hondells- "Night Rider"

Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos- "Hot Rod Hootenanny"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Hey Chuck Berry"

Jan & Dean- "Memphis"

Chuck Berry- "Sweet Little Sixteen"

The Beach Boys- "Surfin' USA"

The Beach Boys- "Johnny B. Goode"

The Surfites- "Space Coach"

The Zillatones- "Cat Corner"

Tommy Tedesco- "The Pink Panther Theme"

The Avalanches- "Avalanche"

The Catalinas- "Banzai Washout"

The Champs- "Tequila"

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "Think Link"

The Kaisers- "Theme From Vengeance"

Los Straitjackets with Mark Lindsay- "Treat Her Right"

Eddie & The Showmen- "Toes On The Nose"


Outro music bed:  Eddie Angel- "No Money"

May 1, 2017

We hear a track from Dennis Wilson from Bambu that was released on vinyl this past Record Store Day. Plus, we get tunes from Man Or Astro-Man, Al Jardine, The Ventures, Chris Isaak, The Chantays, The Limbos, The Beach Boys, Aqualads, The Syndicate Of Surf, Jan & Dean, a weekly trivia question and more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"

Man Or Astro-Man?- "Deuces Wild"
Link Wray- "Ace Of Spades"
Dennis Wilson- "Under The Moonlight"
Al Jardine (with David Crosby & Glen Campbell)- "California Dreamin"
Annette- "Lonely Guitar"
The Beach Boys- "Heroes & Villains" (live 2012)
The Beach Boys- "Good Vibrations" (live 1967)
Dave Myers & The Surftones- "Smokey Stomper"
Rondo Hatton- "Thunderbird Beach"
The Chantays- "Last Night"
The Limbos- "Summer Swell"
Aqualads- "El Borracho"
Aqua-Velvets- "Martini Time"
The Syndicate Of Surf- "Surf & Destroy"
Jan & Dean- "Surfin' Safari"
Chubby Checker- "Let's Surf Again"
The Renegades- "Trouble"
Chris Isaak- "Super Magic 2000"
The Ventures- "The Heavies"
Outro music bed:  James Wilsey- "The Rattler"


Apr 24, 2017

Black Flamingos bring us the title cut to their new album, plus we hear from Southern Culture On The Skids, Dick Dale, Glen Campbell, Los Straitjackets (with Pontani Sisters & Kaiser George), The Untamed Youth, Marco Di Maggio, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, The Trashmen, a trivia question about another Beatle on a Beach Boys album and lots more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Hi-Risers- "Volcano"

Black Flamingos- "Neon Boneyard"

Dick Dale- "Hot Rod Racer"

Dustaphonics- "Listen To The Showman Twang"

The Rip-Em Ups- "Killswitch"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Meximelt"

The Trashmen- "Kuk"

Pollo Del Mar- "Jack The Ripper"

The Hot Doggers- "Pipeline"

The Denvermen- "Surfer's Blues"

Los Straitjackets (with Pontani Sisters & Kaiser George)- "Do The Daddy-O"

The Zillatones- "Velociraptor"

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Mojave"

Duane Eddy- "Let's Twist Again"

The Untamed Youth- "Whistle Bait"

The Beach Boys- "California Calling"

Glen Campbell- "Ticket To Ride"

Nokie Edwards & The Light Crust Doughboys- "Slaughter On Tenth Avenue"

Marco Di Maggio- "Acid Wave"


Outro music bed:  The Marketts- "No Wheels"



Apr 17, 2017

We hear a track from Steve Wariner's latest release that features his friend, Duane Eddy on this week's Catching A Wave.  We also spin tracks from Al Casey, Messer Chups, The Rip Chords, Martin Cilia, The Untold Youth, The Real Gone, The Supremes, The Di Maggio Connection, The Beach Boys, 3 Hawaiian-themed songs from Junior Brown, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis and Jan & Dean, our weekly trivia question and so much more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Al Casey- "Surfin' Blues (Part 1)"

Aki Aleong & The Nobles- "Gun & Surf"

The Supremes- "Surfer Boy"

The Untamed Youth- "Long Green"

Martin Cilia- "Surf Explosion"

The Honeys- "Pray For Surf"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Surf Attack/ Di Maggio Theme"

Junior Brown- "Coconut Island"
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis- "Swinging Hawaii"

Jan & Dean- "Honolulu Lulu"

Messer Chups- "Surf N Rolla"

The Rip Chords- "Surfin' Craze"

Four Freshmen- "Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring"

The Beach Boys- "Kiss Me Baby"

The Explorers Club- "Before I'm Gone"

John Mayer- "Emoji Of A Wave"

The Real Gone- "Eleanor Rigby"

Steve Wariner (with Duane Eddy)- "Nashville Spy Line"


Outro music bed:  Jan & Dean- "Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift"

Apr 10, 2017

Our first "Car Show" is all about muscle cars, woodies, drag-racing and hotrods!  We'll hear from Duane Eddy, Al Jardine, Dick Dale, The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, The Vettes, Southern Culture On The Skids, Bruce Johnston & Terry Melcher, The Belairs, The Surfer Girls, Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen and lots more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Jan & Dean- "Drag City"

The Vettes- "Happy Hodaddy (with Ragtop Caddy)

The Beach Boys- "Ballad Of Ole Betsy"

The Belairs- "Squad Car"

Ellie Gee & The Jets- "Red Corvette"

Dick Dale- "Wild Wild Mustang"

Al Jardine- "PT Cruiser"

David Marks & The A-Phonics- "Kustom Kar Show"

Eddie Angel- "Mustang"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "'69 El Camino"

Surfin' Gorillas- "Hot Rod Baby"

Ronny & The Daytonas- "G.T.O."

Bruce & Terry- "Custom Machine"

Little Pattie & The Statesmen- "Drag Race Johnny"

The Marketts- "Woody Wagon"

Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos- "Fink Rod 409"

The Band Without A Name- "Theme From Thunder Alley"

The Surfer Girls- "Draggin' Wagon"

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "Bucket T"

Brian Setzer & Brian Wilson- "Little Deuce Coupe"

Duane Eddy- "In Gear"


Outro music bed:  Hal Blaine- "Gear Change"


Apr 3, 2017

We get new tracks from Gary Griffin as well as The Strangebeats on this week's Catching A Wave!  Plus, we'll spin tunes from Los Straitjackets, Hawthorne, Bamboo Trading Company, The Hi-Risers, The Mystics, 3 solo tunes from Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson and Dennis Wilson, 3 songs about California from Freddy Cannon, Papa Doo Run Run with Randell Kirsch and the John Lindberg Trio, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Los Straitjackets- "Fury"

The Champs- "Mau Mau Stomp"

Carl Wilson- "She's Mine"

Dennis Wilson- "What's Wrong"

Brian Wilson- "One Of A Kind"

The Strangebeats- "The Condor"

The Hi-Risers- "Ghost Of A Surfer Girl"

Mark McGrath- "It's Always Sunny"

The Bamboo Trading Company- "Kitty Hawk"

The Sentinals- "Sunset Beach"

Hawthorne- "Wake Up To Summer"

The Plungers- "Takin' The Plunge"

Freddy Cannon- "California Here I Come"

Pappa Doo Run Run with Randell Kirsch- "California Sleepwalking"

John Lindberg Trio- "California"

The Beach Boys- "Summer In Paradise"

The Mystics- "Hushabye"

Gary Griffin- "Love Will Arrive"


Outro music bed:  Dick Dale- "Smoke On The Water"

Mar 27, 2017

This week, we hear from Martian Denny Orchestra, Martin Cilia, Surfer Joe, The Explorers Club, Bobby Freeman (who passed away January 28th), Coastgaard, The Terrorsurfs, The Zillatones, Weezer, weekly trivia question and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Martin Cilia- "Pipeline"

Weezer- "Surf Wax America"

Surfer Joe- "Waveboard Action"

Said The Ripper- "Scalper Jack"

The Zillatones- "Surf 112"

Insect Surfers- "Surf, Sun & Sound"

Satan's Pilgrims- "Wave"

The Surfettes- "Sammy The Sidewalk Surfer"

Miami Dan & The Hayes Street Band- "The Days Ahead"

Bruce Johnston- "The Hamptons"

The Beach Boys- "Help Me Rhonda"

Martian Denny Orchestra- "Crossfire"

The Explorers Club- "Hold Me Tight"

Coastgaard- "Dear Nessie"

Jan & Dean with The Flirts- "(Bop Bop) On The Beach"

Bobby Freeman- "Do You Want To Dance"

The Terrorsurfs- "Schlock Wave"

The Volcanos- "Beatnik Bandit"


Outro music bed:  The Beach Boys- "The Rocking Surfer"


Mar 20, 2017

This week, we hear from The Turtles, The Crossfires (pre- Turtles), The Chantays, Hoodoo Gurus, The Neanderthals, The Syndicate Of Surf, The Super Stocks, Jack Skuller, War, Switchfoot, our weekly trivia question and lots more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


The Neanderthals- "Groovy Dances"

The Atlantics- "Reef Break"

Hoodoo Gurus- "Stomp The Tumbarumba"

Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes- "Your Baby's Gone Surfin'"

The Fabulous Plank-Tones- "Night Riding"

Tarantinos NYC- "Bullwinkle Part 2"

Jim Waller & The Deltas- "Let's Go Surfin'"

War- "Summer"

The Rivieras- "Surfin' Fun"

The Super Stocks- "Redondo Beach"

Switchfoot- "Fading West"

Jack Skuller- "Slinky"

Donna Loren- "The Cycle Set"

The Chantays- "Dances With Waves"

The Reverberators- "Low Down"

The Beach Boys- "Karen"

The Surfaris- "Karen"

The Turtles- "Surfer Dan"

The Crossfires- "Fiberglass Jungle"

The Syndicate Of Surf- "Sand & Surf"


Outro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Stoked"




Mar 13, 2017

Spring is on the way so why not have warm thoughts of baseball, Hawaii, sand and surf!  We hear from Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, Hawaiian tunes from Ka'au Crater Boys, Don Ralke Chorus and Elvis Presley, teen idols Ricky Nelson, Cliff Richard and Frankie Avalon, rockers from Papa Doo Run Run, Frankie Avalon, The Beach Boys, The Silicon, Susan & The Surftones, The Sunrays, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"

The Silicon- "Mysterious Island"

The A-Phonics- "Surfin' Burret"

The Sunrays- "Andrea"

Papa Doo Run Run- "Sunshine Music"

Jerry Cole & His Spacemen- "One Colour Blues"

The Piltdown Men- "Night Surfing"

Ronny & The Daytonas- "California Bound"

Ricky Nelson- "A Long Vacation"

Cliff Richard- "One More Sunny Day"

Frankie Avalon- "Beach Party"

The Beach Boys- "Getcha Back"

Jan & Dean- "Barbara Ann"

Ka'au Crater Boys- "Surf"

The Don Ralke Chorus- "Hawaiian War Chant"

Elvis Presley- "Paradise Hawaiian Style"

Dick Dale- "Scalped"

Freddy Cannon & Los Straitjackets- "The Sox Are Rockin'"

Susan & The Surftones- "Should I Stay Or Should I Go"

Aqualads- "Dangerous Curves"

Outro music bed:  Dick Dale- "Terra Dicktyl"

Mar 6, 2017

We spin the "Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun" to find 5 random covers of The Beach Boys.  This time we hear Mick Fleetwood's Zoo, Bryan Adams, Paul Davis, Joan Jett and Pat Boone (produced by Bruce Johnston & Terry Melcher).  We also get our weekly trivia question, 3 Nirvana covers from Monaci Del Surf, Los Straitjackets and Pollo Del Mar as well as rockers from Davie Allan, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Dick Dale and more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Theme From Thunderball"

David Marks & The A-Phonics- "Summertime Blues"

Bob & The Bearcats- "Slicin' Sand"

Lost Acapulco- "Burning Patrol"

The Ventures- "Stop Action"

Brian Wilson- "You've Got A Friend"

The Surfside IV- "Ballad Of The Tiki"


Nirvana covers:

Monaci Del Surf- "Heart Shaped Box"

Los Straitjackets- "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Pollo Del Mar- "Come As You Are"


Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun 2:

Joan Jett- "Fun, Fun, Fun"

Bryan Adams- "God Only Knows"

Paul Davis- "Darlin'"

Mick Fleetwood's Zoo- "Angel Come Home"


The Shadows- "Apache"

The Beach Boys- "Wild Honey"

The Surfin' Gorillas- "Surfin' Rebel"

Dick Dale- "Shredded Heat"


Outro music bed: Martin Cilia- "Reverb Beach"


Feb 27, 2017

Weird Al Yankovic's "Pancreas" is a Beach Boys-inspired tune that will get stuck in your a good way!  We also hear tunes from The Trashmen, Urban Surf Kings, Fantastic Baggys, The Pyramids, Jan & Dean, Blue Hawaiians, Johnny Devlin, Man Or Astroman, a weekly trivia question and so much more!!

Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"

Urban Surf Kings- "Surf Vs. The Flying Saucers"
Man Or Astroman?- Journey To The Stars
"Weird Al" Yankovic- "Pancreas"
The Trashmen- "Bird Bath"
Jan & Dean- "Batman Theme"
Rally-Packs- "Move Out Little Mustang"
Fantastic Baggys- "Wax Up Your Board"
Blue Hawaiians- "Hot Rods To Honolulu"
Frankie & The Poolboys- "The Raven"
Gary Usher- "It's A Lie"
Johnny Devlin- "Stomp The Tumbarumba"
Johnny Cymbal- "Summertime USA"
The Dead Rocks- "Surfing In The Cane"
The Kilaueas- "Caravan"
Aqua Velvets- "Surfmania"
Tom & Jerry- "Baby Talk"
Hot Rod Lincoln- "Sleep Walk"
The Beach Boys- "The Private Life Of Bill And Sue"
The Pyramids- "Midnight Run"
Outro music bed:  Los Straitjackets- "Telstar"


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