Three Window Coupe [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
With the recording of "Three Window Coupe" and its subsequent album and follow-ups, producers Terry Melcher and Bruce Johnston started singing on the Rip Chords sessions as well. This move effectively forced original members Phil Stewart and Ernie Bringas into touring-group-only status. On this album, only Stewart appears anywhere, and even then, it's only on two tracks, "Bonneville Bonnie" and "Old Car Made in '52." But as another Bruce and Terry production, this is top-notch stuff, with all the L.A. session heavyweights and the best hot rod-surf production this side of Brian Wilson and Jan & Dean. In addition to the original 12-song lineup chock full of great covers like...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
With the recording of "Three Window Coupe" and its subsequent album and follow-ups, producers Terry Melcher and Bruce Johnston started singing on the Rip Chords sessions as well. This move effectively forced original members Phil Stewart and Ernie Bringas into touring-group-only status. On this album, only Stewart appears anywhere, and even then, it's only on two tracks, "Bonneville Bonnie" and "Old Car Made in '52." But as another Bruce and Terry production, this is top-notch stuff, with all the L.A. session heavyweights and the best hot rod-surf production this side of Brian Wilson and Jan & Dean. In addition to the original 12-song lineup chock full of great covers like "Gas Money" and "Surf City", this also features three bonus tracks, the singles "One Piece Topless Bathing Suit," "Wah-Wahini," and "Red Hot Roadster," the latter tune from the soundtrack for the teen movie microepic A Swingin' Summer. No matter who is actually singing this stuff, this is top-notch California surf/hot rod material and a welcome addition to anyone's rock & roll collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/1996
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.
  • UPC: 090771609922
  • Catalog Number: 6099
  • Sales rank: 176,002

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Three Window Coupe (1:59)
  2. 2 Bonneville Bonnie (2:05)
  3. 3 Gas Money (1:37)
  4. 4 This Little Woodie (1:56)
  5. 5 Hot Rod U.S.A. (2:39)
  6. 6 Old Car Made in '52 (2:29)
  7. 7 Surfin' Craze (2:01)
  8. 8 Beach Girl (2:36)
  9. 9 My Big Gun Board (2:27)
  10. 10 Surf City (2:24)
  11. 11 Summer U.S.A. (1:35)
  12. 12 Big Wednesday (1:29)
  13. 13 One-Piece Topless Bathing Suit (2:30)
  14. 14 Wah-Wahini (2:10)
  15. 15 Red Hot Roadster (1:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Rip Chords Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Bruce Johnston Producer, Contributor
Terry Melcher Producer
Arnie Markus Contributor
Rich Rotkin Contributor
Phil Stewart Contributor
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