Big Box of the Ventures

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All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
While there are plenty of Ventures collections floating around, none are as massive as Floating World's Big Box of the Ventures. Made up of 165 tracks and spread out over six discs, this set shows just how eclectic the band's sounds were, touching on elements of surf, lounge, country, and early rock & roll. While the bulk of the tracks here are stereo versions, every disc includes a handful of mono tracks, giving fans a taste of both worlds with some alternate mixes. For someone new to the band, there are certainly more streamlined ways to get an introduction to the Ventures' sprawling back catalog, but for surf enthusiasts, Big Box...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
While there are plenty of Ventures collections floating around, none are as massive as Floating World's Big Box of the Ventures. Made up of 165 tracks and spread out over six discs, this set shows just how eclectic the band's sounds were, touching on elements of surf, lounge, country, and early rock & roll. While the bulk of the tracks here are stereo versions, every disc includes a handful of mono tracks, giving fans a taste of both worlds with some alternate mixes. For someone new to the band, there are certainly more streamlined ways to get an introduction to the Ventures' sprawling back catalog, but for surf enthusiasts, Big Box of the Ventures is a dynamite listen.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/16/2013
  • Label: Floating World
  • UPC: 805772017221
  • Catalog Number: 7201722
  • Sales rank: 28,460

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Morgen (2:09)
  2. 2 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (2:25)
  3. 3 Road Runner (2:27)
  4. 4 Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes) (2:00)
  5. 5 Night Train (2:52)
  6. 6 Yellow Bird (3:10)
  7. 7 Sunny River (2:08)
  8. 8 The Wah-Watusi (2:21)
  9. 9 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (2:31)
  10. 10 Hawaiian War Chant (2:05)
  11. 11 The Twomp (2:20)
  12. 12 Theme From "Come September" (2:36)
  13. 13 Raw Hide (2:31)
  14. 14 Toquay (2:06)
  15. 15 Counterpoints (2:14)
  16. 16 Sweet and Lovely (2:44)
  17. 17 Cookies & Coke (1:41)
  18. 18 The 2000 Pound Bee, Pt. 1 (2:01)
  19. 19 The 2000 Pound Bee, Pt. 2 (2:02)
  20. 20 Morgen (2:06)
  21. 21 Blue Tango (2:38)
  22. 22 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (2:32)
  23. 23 Night Train (2:53)
  24. 24 Rawhide (2:31)
  25. 25 Blue Moon (2:17)
  26. 26 The Shuck (2:16)
  27. 27 Greenfields (2:50)
  28. 28 Heart on My Sleeve (2:23)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Raunchy (2:18)
  2. 2 Green Leaves of Summer (2:10)
  3. 3 Gringo (2:32)
  4. 4 Hernando's Hideaway (2:24)
  5. 5 No Trespassing (2:00)
  6. 6 Orange Fire (2:09)
  7. 7 Let's Twist Again (2:14)
  8. 8 Instant Mashed (2:18)
  9. 9 Wheels (1:57)
  10. 10 Perfida (2:05)
  11. 11 Besame Mucho (2:08)
  12. 12 Ya Ya Wobble (1:58)
  13. 13 Meet Mister Callahan (2:24)
  14. 14 Wailin' (1:41)
  15. 15 The Real McCoy (2:25)
  16. 16 Kicking Around (2:05)
  17. 17 Limbo Rock (1:54)
  18. 18 The Ninth Wave (2:11)
  19. 19 Secret Agent Man (2:05)
  20. 20 Raunchy (2:20)
  21. 21 Ups 'N Downs (2:05)
  22. 22 Meet Mister Callahan (2:25)
  23. 23 No Tresspassing (2:00)
  24. 24 Yellow Jacket (2:31)
  25. 25 Red Top (2:12)
  26. 26 Detour (1:24)
  27. 27 Wheels (1:58)
  28. 28 The Real McCoy (2:26)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Home (2:21)
  2. 2 Blue Skies (2:06)
  3. 3 Moon Dawg (2:19)
  4. 4 Mashed Potato Time (2:07)
  5. 5 Caravan (2:11)
  6. 6 Harlem Nocturne (3:15)
  7. 7 Shanghied (1:37)
  8. 8 Scratch (2:23)
  9. 9 Lonely Heart (2:12)
  10. 10 Silver Cry (1:56)
  11. 11 Blue Tail Fly (1:50)
  12. 12 Night Drive (2:20)
  13. 13 Trambone (2:03)
  14. 14 Moon of Manakoore (3:10)
  15. 15 The Marksmen - Night Run (2:21)
  16. 16 Bluebird (2:20)
  17. 17 Lolita Ya Ya (2:09)
  18. 18 Journey to the Stars (2:21)
  19. 19 Blue Star (2:15)
  20. 20 Home (2:25)
  21. 21 Lonesome Town (1:50)
  22. 22 White Silver Sands (2:08)
  23. 23 Caravan (2:13)
  24. 24 Lonely Heart (2:12)
  25. 25 Bluer Than Blue (2:09)
  26. 26 Ram-Bunk-Shush (1:45)
  27. 27 Trambone (2:03)
  28. 28 Cookies and Coke (1:40)
Disc 4
  1. 1 My Own True Love (2:16)
  2. 2 Blue Moon (2:15)
  3. 3 Guitar Twist (2:21)
  4. 4 Summertime (2:36)
  5. 5 Sleep WAlk (2:06)
  6. 6 Greenfields (2:49)
  7. 7 Bumble Bee Twist (2:18)
  8. 8 Hully Gully (2:22)
  9. 9 Bulldog (2:26)
  10. 10 The Chuck (2:16)
  11. 11 Swanee River Twist (2:00)
  12. 12 Venus (2:08)
  13. 13 Last Date (2:16)
  14. 14 Blue Rango (2:40)
  15. 15 Red Wing Twist (2:04)
  16. 16 Heart on My Sleeve (2:23)
  17. 17 Loco-Motion (2:14)
  18. 18 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (2:21)
  19. 19 Rap City (2:05)
  20. 20 My Own True Love (2:18)
  21. 21 Torquay (2:06)
  22. 22 Sleep Walk (2:04)
  23. 23 Bulldog (2:24)
  24. 24 Hawaiian War Chart (2:05)
  25. 25 Last Date (2:15)
  26. 26 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (2:26)
  27. 27 Yellow Bird (3:10)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Switch (1:58)
  2. 2 Yellow Jacket (2:30)
  3. 3 Driving Guitars (Ventures Twist) (1:54)
  4. 4 Hot Summer (2:20)
  5. 5 The McCoy (2:09)
  6. 6 Red Top (2:10)
  7. 7 Opus Twist (1:48)
  8. 8 Spudnik (2:29)
  9. 9 Lullaby of the Leaves (2:00)
  10. 10 White Silver Sands (2:07)
  11. 11 Instant Guitars (1:52)
  12. 12 The Intruder (2:28)
  13. 13 Ginchy (1:44)
  14. 14 Detour (1:24)
  15. 15 Lady of Spain (1:56)
  16. 16 Ups 'N Downs (2:06)
  17. 17 Gully-ver (1:54)
  18. 18 Diamond Head (2:07)
  19. 19 Walk, Don't Run/Land of 1000 Dances (2:30)
  20. 20 The Switch (2:00)
  21. 21 Wailin' (1:40)
  22. 22 The McCoy (2:10)
  23. 23 Lullaby of the Leaves (2:00)
  24. 24 Perfidia (2:05)
  25. 25 Beyond the Reef (3:02)
  26. 26 Ginchy (1:43)
  27. 27 Orange Fire (2:08)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Walk Don't Run (2:05)
  2. 2 Honky Tonk (2:45)
  3. 3 Lucille (2:17)
  4. 4 Beyond the Reef (3:04)
  5. 5 Movin' and Groovin' (2:04)
  6. 6 Josie (2:05)
  7. 7 Poison Ivy (2:54)
  8. 8 Bluer Than Blue (2:09)
  9. 9 My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean (1:48)
  10. 10 Ram-Bunk-Shush (1:44)
  11. 11 Mr. Moto (2:05)
  12. 12 Lonesome Town (1:50)
  13. 13 The Twist (1:43)
  14. 14 Gandy Dancer (2:10)
  15. 15 Twisted (2:16)
  16. 16 Dark Eyes Twist (2:17)
  17. 17 Genesis (2:52)
  18. 18 Ten Seconds to Heaven (1:55)
  19. 19 Hawaii Five-O (1:53)
  20. 20 Walk, Don't Run (2:07)
  21. 21 Moon of Manakoora (3:13)
  22. 22 Honky Tonk (2:46)
  23. 23 Josie (2:10)
  24. 24 Harlem Nocturne (3:11)
  25. 25 Blue Skies (2:07)
  26. 26 Silver City (1:56)
  27. 27 Green Leaves of Summer (2:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Ventures Primary Artist
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