Summer Surf


July 8th, 2009 ~ Back to the beach with "beach music" from both coasts. We'll talk with California surf guitarist Dick Dale, go lobstering in Maine, and visit Sea Breeze, a historically African-American beach in North Carolina. With music by Charles Mingus, James Brown and Astrud Gilberto.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Summertime James Brown & Martha High
    Duets , Polydor
  • Too Hot The Specials
    The Specials , Chsalis
  • Beach Boy Blues Elvis Presley
    Blue Hawaii , RCA
  • Coconut Island Junior Brown
    12 Shades of Brown , Curb
  • King of the Surf Guitar Dick Dale
    Cowabunga! Box , Rhino
  • Instrumental: Bustin' Thru Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant
    Stratosphere Boogie , Razor & Tie
  • INTERVIEW: Dick Dale
  • "Miserlou" and "The Wedge" Dick Dale
    Better Shred Than Dead: The Dick Dale Anthology , Rhino
  • Like Swimming Morphine
    Like Swimming , Dreamworks
  • Fisherman's Wharf Peggy Lee
    Blues Cross Country , Capitol Jazz
  • INTERVIEW: Carl Schwab & Bruce McVane on Lobstering in Maine
  • Instrumental: The Fish Vender Tom McDermott
    Louisianthology , STR
  • Love Letters in the Sand Jerry Lee Lewis
    Classic , Bear Family
  • Pouring Water on a Drowning Man James Carr
    The Essential , Razor & Tie
  • I'm Gonna Sail Like a Ship on the Ocean Henry Morrison
    Sound of the South: Negro Church Music , Atlantic
  • Jonah & the Whale Louis Armstrong
    Louis & the Good Book , MCA
  • Blue Tide Charles Mingus
    Complete Debut Recordings,
  • Shadows on the Sand Frank Sinatra
    The Popular Sinatra Vol.3 , BMG
  • Open Bed: Over the Waves George Lewis
    Hot Jazz on Blue Note ,
  • Smooth Sailing Ella Fitzgerald
    The Very Best Of Ella , Decca
  • Barnacle Bill the Sailor Louis Jordan
    The Anthology 1938-1953 , MCA/Decca
  • Les Bons Temps Rouler David Doucet
    Quand J'ai Parti , Rounder
  • Red Sails In the Sunset Bobby Jay
    The Best of Excello Vol.1 , Rhino
  • Instrumental: Hand Clappin' Red Prysock
    Blues Masters Vol.5: Jump Blues Classics , Rhino
  • INTERVIEW: Brenda Freeman, Alfred Mitchell, Chicken Hicks on Sea Breeze
  • Everybody Needs Somebody to Love Solomon Burke
    The Best Of Solomon Burke , Rhino/Atlantic
  • Better Luck in the Summertime Robert Parker
    Golden Classics ,
  • Don't Rock My Boat Bob Marley & The Wailers
    Selassie Is The Chapel , JAD
  • Instrumental: Wave Antonio Carlos Jobim
    The Man From Ipanema , Polygram
  • Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars) Getz/Gilberto
    Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto,
  • La Playa Los Lobos
    This Time , Hollywood
  • Moon, Turn The Tides... gently gently away Jimi Hendrix
    Electric Ladyland , MCA
  • The Dolphins Fred Neil
    Everybody's Talkin': Theme From "Midnight Cowboy", Rev-Ola