The Astronauts Rarities

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CD Details

  • Released: June 27, 1994
  • Label: Bear Family


  • 1.Come Along Baby
  • 2.Tryin' To Get To You
  • 3.Surf Softly and Carry A Big Board
  • 4.Pier
  • 5.Surf Party
  • 6.Firewater
  • 7.Hot - Doggin'
  • 8.Every One But Me
  • 9.Quasimoto
  • 10.Scotch and Guitar
  • 11.Surf's You Right
  • 12.Let's Surf Again
  • 13.Surfer Girl
  • 14.My Little Beach Bunny
  • 15.Around and Around
  • 16.Surf Softly and Carry A Big Board (Dubbed)
  • 17.Main Title From Ride The Wild Surf
  • 18.Go Fight For Her
  • 19.Swim Little Mermaid
  • 20.Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day
  • 21.Razzamatazz
  • 22.Tables Have Turned
  • 23.I'm Gonna Buy Me A Dog
  • 24.La La La Song
  • 25.Buy Me A Round
  • 26.Girls Like You
  • 27.Count Your Mistakes
  • 28.Shame, Shame, Shame

Product Description:

28 original RCA rarities from 1962-1965 with 12 page booklet. There's just no reasonable explanation why one of the greatest surf bands ever came from, of all places, the relatively sea-less state of Colorado - but that's a fact. Extraordinarily popular in their home state, the Astronauts were not only a terrific surf band (their big hit Baja, included here, is one of the finest guitar instrumentals of all time) but a pioneer bar band as well. RCA must have thought well of them - they released no fewer than seven albums by these semi-geeky looking guys, all on the strength of one single that go no higher than #94 on the national pop charts. This CD gathers up a number of unreleased sides and rare singles-only recordings for a complete picture of an unusual, hard-rockin' band. It includes their first single for Palladium (Come Along Baby b/w Tryin' To Get To You) and many local hits that failed to make any of the RCA albums: Hot Doggin', Surf Party, Ride The Wild Surf, Go Fight For Her, Swim Little Mermaid, The La La Song and Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day.

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  • UPC: 4000127155566
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