The Tornadoes Beyond the Surf: The Best of the Tornadoes

Beyond the Surf: The Best of the Tornadoes
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  • Released: August 17, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.


  • 1.Bustin' Surfboards
  • 2.Beyond the Surf
  • 3.Moon Dawg
  • 4.Shootin' Beavers
  • 5.Bumble Bee Stomp
  • 6.The Swag
  • 7.The Gremmie
  • 8.The Inebriated Surfer
  • 9.Malague¬§a
  • 10.Phantom Surfer
  • 11.Who Was That ?! ?!
  • 12.Vaquero
  • 13.The Tornado
  • 14.Johnny B. Goode
  • 15.Charge of the Tornadoes
  • 16.Gremmie, The (Pt. 2)
  • 17.Raw-Hide
  • 18.Lightin'
  • 19.The Tornadoes Talk!

Product Description:

The Tornadoes: Jesse Sanders (guitar); Gerald Sanders (bass guitar); George White, Leonard Delaney, Norman Sanders.
Personnel: Gerald Sanders (vocals); Norman Sanders (guitar); George White (saxophone); Leonard Delaney (drums).
Liner Note Author: Gerald Sanders.
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. ~ Richie Unterberger

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  • UPC: 090771103925
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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