Surf Rock

Most of the following are linked to YouTube videos; we are working on creating the streaming files for the remainder. Meanwhile you may be able to find these other songs yourselves on Rhapsody or other online streaming services. Thanks for your patience…

Dick Dale:

  1. Dick Dale - Lets Go Trippin’ (1962).
  2. Dick Dale - Misirlou (1962).
  3. Dick Dale - Peppermint Man (1962)
  4. Dick Dale - Riders in the Sky (1963)
  5. Dick Dale - Hava Nagila (1963)

    [and for comparison with the previous two tracks:]

  6. Rika Zarai - Hava Nagila (1966)
  7. Vaughn Monroe - Riders in the Sky (1949)



    The Beach Boys’ take on surf culture, catapulted into the national spotlight:

  8. The Beach Boys - I Get Around (1964)
  9. The Beach Boys - Surfin’ U.S.A. (1963)
  10. The Beach Boys - Sloop John B (1958)
  11. The Beach Boys - Surfer Girl (1963)
  12. The Beach Boys - Fun Fun Fun (1964)


    Other Surf-rock Influenced Pop

  13. Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen (1958)
  14. The Kingston Trio - John B (1958)