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Beyond the Surf: The Best of the Tornadoes

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Compilation drawing principally from their Aertaun 45s and Josie LP, with the addition of three previously unissued cuts including two Link Wray covers, a number "Charge of the Tornadoes" previously available only on a Sundazed release, and a 25-minute interview with the group, conducted in the 1990s. The Tornadoes were an above-average, though not upper-echelon, Californian surf band, notable for writing much of their material and possessing one of the better early surf guitarists in Roly Sanders. The vocals are kept to a minimum, which is a good thing. The interview is pretty interesting, including a couple unexpected stories about how a young Frank Zappa helped ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Compilation drawing principally from their Aertaun 45s and Josie LP, with the addition of three previously unissued cuts including two Link Wray covers, a number "Charge of the Tornadoes" previously available only on a Sundazed release, and a 25-minute interview with the group, conducted in the 1990s. The Tornadoes were an above-average, though not upper-echelon, Californian surf band, notable for writing much of their material and possessing one of the better early surf guitarists in Roly Sanders. The vocals are kept to a minimum, which is a good thing. The interview is pretty interesting, including a couple unexpected stories about how a young Frank Zappa helped out on some of their vintage recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/7/1999
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.
  • UPC: 090771103925
  • Catalog Number: 11039
  • Sales rank: 114,628

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bustin' Surfboards (2:28)
  2. 2 Beyond the Surf (2:19)
  3. 3 Moon Dawg (2:18)
  4. 4 Shootin' Beavers (2:00)
  5. 5 Bumble Bee Stomp (3:14)
  6. 6 The Swag (3:50)
  7. 7 The Gremmie (2:32)
  8. 8 The Inebriated Surfer (2:35)
  9. 9 MalagueƱa (2:30)
  10. 10 Phantom Surfer (2:22)
  11. 11 Who Was That ?! ?! (1:55)
  12. 12 Vaquero (2:23)
  13. 13 The Tornado (3:15)
  14. 14 Johnny B. Goode (3:51)
  15. 15 Charge of the Tornadoes (2:20)
  16. 16 The Gremmie (Pt. 2) (2:21)
  17. 17 Raw-Hide (1:49)
  18. 18 Lightin' (2:10)
  19. 19 The Tornadoes Talk! (25:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Tornadoes Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Leonard Delaney Drums
Gerald Sanders Bass, Bass Guitar, Vocals
Jesse Sanders Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Norman Sanders Guitar
George White Saxophone
Technical Credits
Fletcher Henderson Composer
Bob Irwin Mastering
Leonard Delaney Composer
Gerald Sanders Liner Notes
Jesse Sanders Composer
Norman Sanders Composer
Henri Woode Composer
John Huffman Audio Production
George Tauton Audio Production
Dave Aerni Audio Production
Milt Grant Composer
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