Surf, California, Cars, Hot Girls, sixties and a group: “The Beach Boys”.
Their name was inspired by the “beach style” of southern California and it has been decided by their music label , they basically didn’t know till they open the box with their “just printed” singles.
There was no money, so these couldn’t be re-printed.
This happened back in 1962 and the founding members were Dennis Wilson (lead vocalist , died in 1983),
Mike Love (vocalist, now 72 years old), Brian Wilson (bassist, now 71 years old) , Carl Wilson(lead
guitarist died in 1998) and the guitarist Al Jardine (now 71 years old).
The last album of the band has been published in 2012 “That’s why God made the radio” of 2012 but the
band last real album was released back in 1980 with the title “ Keeping the Summer Alive”.
One of their major successes was “Surfin USA” published in 1963 in the album that carries the same name
(one of the 3 albums released in 1963) in full competition with the Beatles but with a totally different
The song has been written by Brian Wilson on the music of “Sweet Little Sixteen” of Chuck Berry and is
indicating all the best spot, during the sixties, for surf waves.
Is basically a huge map that talks about sixteen different spots , all different and all related to surf.
The song had a great success and became rapidly number 3 in the US charts.
Now, can you listen to the song once again? Will you try all these spots and let us know if they are really
the best ones?