Catching A Wave

Host Jammin' James Riley plays the sounds of summer, surf & good-time rock 'n roll! It's summer all year long on Catching A Wave!
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Oct 23, 2017

We spin solo tracks from Beach Boys members Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson & Brian Wilson this week.  Plus, hear rockers from Slacktone, The Lively Ones, Dick Dale, Hillbilly Soul Surfers, Martin Cilia, Tijuana Panthers, our weekly trivia question and more!!

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


Happy Times- "Lo-Fi Spy"

Slacktone- "The Bells Of St. Kahuna"

Dick Dale- "Surfin' And A Swingin'"

The Denvermen- "Avalon Stomp"

The Lively Ones- "Telstar"

Al Jardine- "A California Saga" 

Bruce Johnston- "Down Under"

Dennis Wilson- "Sound Of Free"

Carl Wilson- "Too Early To Tell"

Brian Wilson- "Surf's Up"

The Lustre Kings- "Bottlerocket"

Tijuana Panthers- "Foolish"

Big Ray & The Futuras- "Surf Hammer"

The Real Gone- "Uprising"

The Mighty Surf Lords- "Mighty Bah-Room"

Glen Campbell- "Tequila"

Hillbilly Soul Surfers- "Scratchin' And Twistin"

Martin Cilia- "Futurama"


Outro music bed:  Surfin Gorillas- "Penetration"


Oct 16, 2017

Hear NEW tunes from The Evanstones, The Woggles and The Hula Girls on the latest Catching A Wave. Plus, we spin tracks from The Beach Boys, The Kaisers, Aqualads, Ramones, Ramonetures, The Surfaris, The Von Drats, The Madeira, our weekly trivia and lots more!!

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


The Evanstones- "Mr. Burns"

The Madeira- "The Victor"

The Beach Boys- "Dance, Dance, Dance" (alt. take)

The Fabulous Plank-Tones- "Book Of Love"

The Von Drats- "Tube City"

The Woggles- "Jungle Queen"

Link Wray- "Law Of The Jungle"

The Surfaris- "Gone, Gone, Gone"

The Wailers- "We're Goin' Surfin'"

Dee Dee Sharp- "Riding The Waves"

Ramonetures- "I Wanna Be Sedated"

Ramones- "Rockaway Beach"

The Hi-Risers- "(Let's Dance) The Freeze"

La Luz- "It's Alive"

Hawaii Samurai- "Creeky Tiki From The Deepest Jungle Of Gargula"

Jill Gibson- "It's As Easy As 1,2,3"

The Kaisers- "Lonesome"

The Hula Girls- "Evening At Tonga Lei"

Aqualads- "Barbara Ann"


Outro music bed:  Eddie Angel- "Brawl"

Oct 9, 2017

Grab your boards and crank up tunes from Pointbreak, Speedball Jr., Dick Dale, Aqualads, Jan & Dean, The Beach Boys, Paul Johnson, The TomorrowMen, Dexter Romweber, The Terrorsurfs, The's, The Champs, our weekly trivia question and a whole lot more!!

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


Dexter Romweber- "Bombora"

The Anacondas- "Absinth"

The Terrorsurfs- "The Spy Who Surfed Me"

The's- "I Walk Like Jayne Mansfield"

The Champs- "Chariot Rock"

Paul Johnson- "Wave Perfect"

The TomorrowMen- "Phistful Of Photons"

The Beach Boys- "Roller Skating Child"

The Boss Martians- "Never Trust A Chick (In A 3 Window Coupe)

Susan & The Surftones- "West 30"

Speedball Jr.- "Motion Of The Ocean"

Dick Dale- "Flashing Eyes"

The Neanderthals- "Neanderthal Twist"

Jan & Dean- "I Found A Girl"

Aqualads- "Phantom Point"

The Rituals- "Guitarro"

Pointbreak- "Chuck Norris"

The Shadows- "Tales Of A Raggy Tramline"

The Hot Doggers- "Walk Don't Run"

Supertubos- "Miami Mendoza"


Outro music bed: The Super Stocks- "Trophy Run"

Oct 2, 2017

We hear NEW tunes from Brian Wilson, Weezer (about The Beach Boys), The Rough Shapes and The Men In Gray Suits this week.  Plus, we spin rockers from Bang Mustang, The Ventures, The Exotics, The Surfaris, Hawthorne, The Beach Boys (a cappella mix), The Volcanics, The Volcanos, our weekly trivia question and so much more!

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


Bang Mustang- "Echobrain Mantra"

The Men In Gray Suits- "Norco"

Weezer- "Beach Boys"

The Beach Boys- "Slip On Through" (A Cappella mix)

The Ventures- "Surf Rider"

The Rough Shapes- "Buried Bones"

The Exotics- "Casbah"

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "Brewski"

The Volcanos- "Aviation High School"

The Volcanics- "The Lonely One"

The Huntington Cads- "Theme From Maneater"

The Surfaris- "Big Surge"

Brian Wilson- "Run James Run"

Hawthorne- "Wake Up To Summer"

The Bomboras- "The Ninth Wave"

*Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars- "The Drummer Plays For Me"

*Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes- "Boss Guitar"

*Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes- "Lonely Boy, Lonely Guitar"

*Al Casey & The K-C ettes- "What Are We Gonna Do In '64"

*Dick Dale- "King Of The Surf Guitar"


*Featuring Darlene Love & The Blossoms on vocals


Outro music bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"

Sep 25, 2017

New tune from Miami Dan with David Marks this week plus 2 tunes from the late Glen Campbell, Mike Love talks to us about "Pisces Brothers" and rockers from Darrel Higham, Go-Go's, The Astronauts, The Explorers Club, Annette Funicello, The Surfin' Gorillas, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

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


The Surfin' Gorillas- "Surfin' Crazy"

The El Caminos- "Jet Stream"

Annette- "Draggin' USA"
The Beach Boys- "Car Crazy Cutie"

Darrel Higham- "In Summer"

Miami Dan & The Hayes Street Band- "High Surf" (featuring David Marks)

The Cadillac Angels- "Wray Gunn"

Go-Go's- "Surfing & Spying"

Man Or Astro-man?- "Defcon 5"

Dick Dale- "Firing Up"

Glen Campbell- "Sassy"

Glen Campbell- "Guess I'm Dumb"

Mike Love on Pisces Brothers

Mike Love- "Pisces Brothers"

The Explorers Club- "Gold Winds"

Dean Torrence on The Monkees and Jan & Dean tv show launches

Jan & Dean- "In The Still Of The Night"

The Astronauts- "Surf Softly & Carry A Big Board"

The Cherokees- "Thundercloud"


Outro music bed:  Los Straitjackets- "Yeah Yeah Yeah"

Sep 18, 2017

Let's go surfin' now with a new tunes from The Men In Gray Suits and The Hula Girls plus rockers from Sleepy LaBeef, The Rebel Rousers, Hawthorne, Dick Dale, The Kaisers, The Atlantics, The Savoys, our weekly trivia question and LOTS more!!  

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


The Men In Gray Suits- "Panic At The Pier"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Wipeout"

The Beach Boys- "Little Girl (You're My Miss America)"

The Savoys- "Slappin' Rods & Leaky Oil"

The Silicon- "Surf Medley"

The Kaisers- "Trufflehog"

The Atlantics- "Shark Attack"

Dave York & The Beachcombers- "(Let's Have A) Beach Party"

Shelley Fabares- "Lost Summer Love"

Jeffrey Foskett (with Brian Wilson)- "Everything I Need"

Hawthorne- "In California"

Mark Eric- "Place For The Summer"

The Hula Girls- "Return Of The Hawaiian Eye"

Dick Dale- "Hava Nagila"

The Tiki Tones- "Typhoon Twist"

Murry Wilson- "The Warmth Of The Sun"

The Rebel Rousers- "Peter Gunn Twist"

The Surfaders- "Dragstrip Murder Mystery"

Martin Cilia- "Riff A Go Go"


Outro music bed:  Eddie Angel- "Black Widow"

Sep 11, 2017

This week we hear a newly released instrumental version of "California Sun" by the Ramones plus tunes from Los Straitjackets, The Centurians, The Shadows, The Surfaris, Nancy Sinatra (with Brian Wilson), Jeff Beck, Said The Ripper, The Beach Boys, our weekly trivia and more!

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


Los Straitjackets- "Venturing Out"

Dave Myers & The Surftones- "Surf Breaker"

The Beach Boys- "Little Honda" (alternate take and studio chatter)

The Lively Ones- "Goofy Foot"

The Surf Dawgs- "Summertime Blues"

Jeff Beck- "Apache"

Said The Ripper- "Said The Ripper Theme"

Ramones- "California Sun" (instrumental)

Jim Messina & His Jesters- "High Voltage"

Insect Surfers- "Diamondback"

Nancy Sinatra (w/ Brian Wilson & Jeffrey Foskett)- "California Girls"

Brian Wilson- "Be My Baby"

The Ventures- "Web Surfin'"

The Surfaris- "Dance Dance Dance"

The Revels- "Comanche"

Jan & Arnie- "Gotta Getta Date"

The Centurians- "Bullwinkle Pt. 2"

Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars- "Challenger II"

The Challengers- "Dance With The Guitar Man"

The Shadows- "36-24-36"


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

Sep 4, 2017

It's a rockin' hour of tunes with La Luz, Bombon, Annette Funicello, The Beach Boys, The Marketts, The's, Dustaphonics, Kustom Kings, Teisco Del Ray, Tijuana Panthers, Twang-O-Matics, our weekly trivia question and so much more on this week's Catching A Wave!!

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


Teisco Del Ray- "You're Gonna Miss Me"

Kustom Kings- "Fireball"

Tom & Jerry- "Surfside Park"

Annette Funicello- "California Sun"

Bombon- "Dance Just Like Annette"

Dustaphonics- "Cachaca"

The's- "Jane In The Jungle"

La Luz- "You Disappear"

Footstep Surf Music Band- "Monstros & Fantasmas"

Twang-O-Matics- "La Pachuca"

The Beach Boys- "Darlin'"

Guitar Up- "Psyclone"

The Road Runners- "Mighty Mustang"

Jeffrey Foskett- "Sunshine All The Time"

The Marketts- "Bucket Seats"

The Rip Chords- "Cobra Beach"

Duane Eddy- "Guitar'd & Feathered"

Tijuana Panthers- "Summer Fun"

Flux Capacitors- "Mr. Blister"

The Dead Rocks- "El Condor Pasa"


Outro: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"


Aug 28, 2017

We spin new tracks from Chris Casello Trio, Satan's Pilgrims and The Palomars this week.  Plus, hear rockin' tunes from The Kaisers, Meshugga Beach Party, The Hi-Risers, Dragstrip, The Surfaris, Los Straitjackets, The Ventures, The Hondells, Dex Romweber, The TomorrowMen, Jan & Dean, Keith Sykes and more!

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


The Kaisers- "Valley Of The Kaisers"

The TomorrowMen- "Tempus Fugitive"

Chris Casello Trio- "Miserlu"

Dex Romweber- "Midnight At Vic's"

The Hondells- "Honda Beach Party"

Los Straitjackets- "Itchy Chicken"

The Pyramids- "Pressure"

The Surfaris- "Storm Surf"

Dragstrip- "Don't Fear The Reaper"

Satan's Pilgrims- "The Fireball"

Keith Sykes- "The Best Day"

The Palomars- "Lovers Luau"

Ka'au Crater Boys- "Honolulu Baby"

The Hi-Risers- "Spinout City"

Jan & Dean- "Rockin' Little Roadster"

The Beach Boys- "Surfin'" (takes 1 & 2)

Meshugga Beach Party- "Festival Of Lights"

The Ventures- "Party In Laguna"

Frankie & The Poolboys- "Pumpin' Surfing Stance"


Outro music bed: Teisco Del Ray- "Surf Jam"

Aug 21, 2017

Mike Love gets some help from friends Mark McGrath & John Stamos on a new version of a Beach Boys classic on this week's Catching A Wave.  We also hear Mark McGrath on a Beach Boys cover he did several years ago as well.  Plus, we spin tracks from Martin Cilia, Said The Ripper, The Beatles, Surf City Allstars, The Explorers Club, Eddie Angel, Surfin' Gorillas, our weekly trivia question and lots more!

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


Martin Cilia- "Exile On Chapel Street"

Said The Ripper- "James Bond Theme"

The Surfin' Gorillas- "Go Go Gorilla"

Eddie Angel- "Caveman"

Al Casey- "Thunder Beach"

Mark McGrath- "Getcha Back"

The Beach Boys- "Girl Don't Tell Me"

The Beatles- "Cry For A Shadow"

Larry Bright- "Surfin' Queen"

The Explorers Club- "Honey I Don't Know Why"

The Terrorsurfs- "King Twang"

The Revelaires- "Baja"

Mike Love (with Mark McGrath & John Stamos)- "Do It Again"

Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos- "Phantom Surfer"

The Reverb Syndicate- "Sputnik A Go Go"

The Sidewalk Surfers- "Skate Board"

Surf School Dropouts- "Where Have You Gone"

Surf City Allstars- "The Warmth Of The Sun"

The Wet Tones- "Mucho Reverbo"


Outro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Wouldn't It Be Nice"

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"

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