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The Go Betweens

Surfing Magazines 2000

Jimmy Hannan

Beach Ball 1963

The Denvermen

Surfside 1963

This was Sydney’s first card-carrying instrumental surf hit, going number 1 in 1963. With Sydney’s surf craze zipper about to burst, Midget’s win at Makaha and glass-covered foam boards the new cool, local band The Denvermen were right on target with their catchy, meandering coastal homage ‘Surfside’.

The Delltones

Hangin’ five 1963

Bronte Surf club guys wrote this chart topper in 1963

Little Pattie

Stompin at Maroubra 1964

He’s My Blonde Headed Stompie Wompie Real Gone Surfer Boy 1963

The Chandelles

The Atlantics

The Crusher 1963

Bombora 1963

Come On 1967

The Sandals

Theme from Endless Summer 1966

Col Joy

Oh Yeah, Uh Huh 1959 – love or hate it but that typewriter rocks.

Johnny O’Keefe

So Tough on 6 O’Clock Rock, 1960

Jan And Dean

Surf City 1963

The Ramones

Surf City early 1980s

The Riptides

Tomorrows Tears 1980

The Ventures

Walk Don’t Run 1960

The Joy Boys

Southern Rora 1963

Midnight Oil

Wedding Cake Island 1980 (homemade slideshow)

Bus To Bondi 1980

The Small Faces

Itchycoo Park

The Ramones

Rockaway Beach

Written by Gary Crockett

March 1st, 2010 at 10:03 pm

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