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  • blog post Report pipeline

    George Pestana
    Posted on Feb 20, 2010 - 23:30 by George Pestana

    from www.wikipedia.org :
    "Pipeline" is a surf rock tune by The Chantays which was recorded in 1963. The tune, originally called "Liberty's Whip," was renamed after the band members saw the Bruce Brown film entitled "Endless Summer", a groundbreaking documentary film of two California natives circling the globe in search of the perfect wave.
    covered versions include ones by :
    Agent Orange
    Al Caiola
    Bad Manners
    Bruce Johnston
    California Guitar Trio
    The Challengers
    Dick Dale (with Stevie Ray Vaughan)
    Hank Marvin
    Hanoi Rocks
    Hot Butter
    Johnny Thunders
    Lawrence Welk (on the album "Scarlet O'Hara")
    The Ventures

    from www.thechantays.com :
    the chantays "were all students at Santa Ana High School in California, when they were inspired by a local group called The Rhythm Rockers. Spickard and Carman liked to listen to them practice..."

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  • blog post Report walk, don't run

    George Pestana
    Posted on Dec 25, 2009 - 22:15 by George Pestana

    from www.wikipedia.org :
    "Walk, Don't Run" is a rock'n'roll instrumental composition written and first performed by Johnny Smith in 1955. It became a hit single in autumn 1960 for the Seattle-based instrumental rock band The Ventures.
    recorded versions include :
    1955: Johnny Smith
    1957: Chet Atkins
    1960: The Ventures
    1960: The John Barry Seven (featuring Vic Flick on guitar)
    1965: Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
    Steve Howe
    1972: Pink Fairies
    1977: The Shadows
    1981: The Penguin Cafe Orchestra

    from theventures.com :
    The McCoys ( of Hang on Sloopy fame) got their name from The McCoy, a Ventures original tune on the Walk Don't Run album, although their old name, Rick (Derringer) and the Raiders, was still on their bass drum when they recorded Sloopy.

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