Category Archives: Surf

(February 10, 2016): The Raybeats – Calhoun Surf

From the 1981 album, Guitar Beat.  The Raybeats were an instrumental quartet that hailed from the U.S. midwest (Kansas, Nebraska & Iowa).  This neo-surf Danny Amis tune is a cover of the song first released by his band, The Overtones. … Continue reading

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(Jan. 19, 2015): The Ventures – Sleep Walk

From the 1960 album, Walk, Don’t Run.  This is The Venture’s cover of the Farina brothers 1959 tune, in a crowded field of early covers –  Bette Ann Steele, Al Caiola, Paul Mauriat, The Shadows, and Les Paul.

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