Monday, April 24, 2017

Catching A Wave 04-24-17


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!!

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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"

Monday, April 17, 2017

Catching A Wave 04-17-17


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!

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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"

Monday, April 10, 2017

Car Show! Catching A Wave 04-10-17

The Beach Boys' Bruce Johnston in his 1966 XKE with 2 longboards on the surf racks
heading out on a Southern California "Surfin' Safari" for the day!  Photo by Cyril Maitland and
from the Bruce Johnston Archives!

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!!

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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"

Monday, April 3, 2017

Catching A Wave 04-03-17


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!

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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"



Monday, March 27, 2017

Catching A Wave 03-27-17


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!!

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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"
Bobby Freeman
June 13, 1940-
January 23, 2017
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 Wanna Dance"
The Terrorsurfs- "Schlock Wave"
The Volcanos- "Beatnik Bandit"

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

Monday, March 20, 2017

Catching A Wave 03-20-17


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

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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"



Monday, March 13, 2017

Catching A Wave 03-13-17


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!

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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"