Surf Essentials

Surf Essentials

Is there any sound more evocative of surf and sand than the rumbling drums and delicious descent of Dick Dale's sliding vibrato guitar on “Miserlou"? This playlist lines up a great set of contenders, including the jubilant harmonies and party atmosphere of The Beach Boys' “Surfin' U.S.A.” and the gloriously unhinged vocal and wild garage-rock attack of The Trashmen's “Surfin' Bird”.

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