Discography ’63-’64

SINGLES

1963

Linda

Linda / When I Learn How to Cry — Liberty 55531 (January)
(Lawrence) / (Berry – Altfeld)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Nevins-Kirshner
CHARTS: CASH BOX #26 — BILLBOARD #28

Surf City / She’s My Summer Girl — Liberty 55580 (May)
(Berry – Wilson) / (Berry – Altfeld – Wilson)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #1 — CASH BOX #1 — R&B #3 — UK #26

Honolulu Lulu / Someday (You’ll Go Walking By) — Liberty 55613 (August)
(Berry – Christian – Adler) / (Berry – Altfeld)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: CASH BOX #10 — BILLBOARD #11

Drag City / Schlock Rod (Part 1) — Liberty 55641 (November)
(Berry – Christian – Wilson) / (Berry – Christian – Torrence – Altfeld)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #10 — CASH BOX #10

YEAR-END CHARTS (1963):
Surf City: Cash Box #26 / Billboard #28

1964

Dead Man's Curve

Dead Man’s Curve / The New Girl in School — Liberty 55672 (February)
(Berry – Christian – Kornfeld – Wilson) / (Berry – Christian – Norman – Wilson)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: (DMC) BILLBOARD #8 — CASH BOX #9
(NGIS) CASH BOX #26 — BILLBOARD #37

The Little Old Lady (from Pasadena) / My Mighty G.T.O. — Liberty 55704 (June) *
(Berry – Altfeld – Christian) / (Berry – Altfeld – Gibson – Christian – Weed)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #3 — CASH BOX #5

Ride the Wild Surf / The Anaheim, Azusa, & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review and Timing Association — Liberty 55724 (August)
(Berry – Christian – Wilson) / (Berry – Christian – Altfeld)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: (Wild Surf) BILLBOARD #16 — CASH BOX #23
(Anaheim, Azusa) CASH BOX #50 — BILLBOARD #77

Sidewalk Surfin’ / When It’s Over — Liberty 55727 (October)
(Wilson – Christian) / (J. Gibson – D. Altfeld – H. Altfeld)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #25 — CASH BOX #28

YEAR-END CHARTS (1964):
Dead Man’s Curve: Billboard #28 / Cash Box #70
Little Old Lady (from Pasadena): Billboard #48
Drag City: Cash Box #98

* Reflects Jan Berry’s legally restored songwriting credits as of January 2002

ALBUMS

1963

Jan & Dean Take Linda Surfin'

JAN & DEAN TAKE LINDA SURFIN’ — Liberty LRP-3294 (M); LST-7294 (S) (April)

SIDE 1

  1. Linda — (Lawrence)
  2. Walk Like A Man — (Crewe – Gaudio)
  3. Surfin’ — (Wilson – Love)
  4. Let’s Turkey Trot — (Goffin – King)
  5. Rhythm of the Rain — (Gummoe)
  6. Mr. Bass Man — (Cymbal)

SIDE 2

  1. Walk Right In — (Cannon – Woods)
  2. The Best Friend I Ever Had — (Goffin – King)
  3. The Gypsy Cried — (Herbert – Sacco)
  4. My Foolish Heart — (Washington – Young)
  5. When I Learn How to Cry — (Berry – Altfeld)
  6. Surfin’ Safari — (Wilson – Love)

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Nevins-Kirshner
Consultant/Supervisor: Lou Adler
Cover Design & Photography: Studio Five
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #71

 

Surf City and Other Swingin' Cities

SURF CITY (and Other Swingin’ Cities) — Liberty LRP-3314 (M); LST-7314 (S) (July)

SIDE 1

  1. Surf City — (Berry – Wilson)
  2. Memphis, Tennessee — (C. Berry)
  3. Detroit City — (Dill – Tillis)
  4. Manhattan — (Rodger – Hart)
  5. Philadelphia, PA. — (Adler – Berry – Torrence – Altfeld – Howe)
  6. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans — (Creamer – Layton)

SIDE 2

  1. Honolulu Lulu — (Berry – Christian – Adler)
  2. Kansas City — (Leiber – Stoller)
  3. I Left My Heart in San Francisco — (Cory – Cross)
  4. You Came a Long Way from St. Louis — (Russel l- Brooks)
  5. Tallahassee Lassie — (Slay – Crewe – Picariello)
  6. Soul City — (Finiz – Wissert)

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
Supervision: Don Kirshner
Album Coordinator: Lou Adler
Engineers: Bones Howe, Lanky Linstrot, and Dave Wiechman
Cover Design & Photography: Studio Five
Liner Notes: Bill Ballance
CHARTS: CASH BOX #21 — BILLBOARD #32

 

DRag City

DRAG CITY — Liberty LRP-3339 (M); LST-7339 (S) (November)

SIDE 1

  1. Drag City — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  2. I Gotta Drive — (Christian – Mann)
  3. Drag Strip Girl — (Berry – Kornfeld)
  4. Surfin’ Hearse — (Berry – Christian)
  5. Dead Man’s Curve — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld – Wilson)
  6. Schlock Rod (Part 1) — (Berry – Christian – Torrence – Altfeld)

SIDE 2

  1. Schlock Rod (Part 2) — (Berry – Christian – Torrence)
  2. Popsicle Truck — (Cason – Russell)
  3. Surf Route 101 — (Berry – Wilson – Christian)
  4. Sting Ray — (Howe – Sharp)
  5. Little Deuce Coupe — (Wilson – Christian)
  6. Hot Stocker — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld)

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems
Supervision: Don Kirshner and Lou Adler
Engineers: Lanky Linstrot and Bones Howe
Cover Design & Photography: Studio Five
Liner Notes: Roger Christian
CHARTS: CASH BOX #17 — BILLBOARD #22

 

1964

Dead Man's Curve

DEAD MAN’S CURVE / THE NEW GIRL IN SCHOOL — Liberty LRP-3361 (M); LST-7361 (S) (April)

“CAR SIDE” 1

  1. Dead Man’s Curve — (Berry – Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
  2. Three Window Coupe — (Berry – Christian)
  3. Bucket T — (Berry  -Christian – Altfeld) *
  4. Rockin’ Little Roadster — (Berry – Christian – Altfeld) *
  5. “B” Gas Rickshaw — (J. Berry)
  6. My Mighty G.T.O. — (Berry – Altfeld – Gibson – Christian – Weed) *

“SCHOOL SIDE” 2

  1. The New Girl in School — (Berry – Christian – Norman – Wilson)
  2. Linda — (Lawrence)
  3. Barons, West L.A. — (Berry – Altfeld) *
  4. School Day — (C. Berry)
  5. It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3 — (Gibson – Altfeld)
  6. Hey Little Freshman — (Berry – Christian – Altfeld) *

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
Recording Manager: Lou Adler
Engineers: Lanky Linstrot and Bones Howe
Background Voices: Phil Sloan and Steve Barri
Cover Design & Photography: Studio Five
Liner Notes: Horace Altfeld
CHARTS: CASH BOX #42 — BILLBOARD #80

* Reflects Jan Berry’s legally restored songwriting credits as of January 2002

 

Ride the Wild Surf

RIDE THE WILD SURF — Liberty LRP-3368 (M); LST-7368 (S) (August)

SIDE 1

  1. Ride the Wild Surf — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  2. Tell ‘Em I’m Surfin’ — (Sloan – Barri)
  3. Waimea Bay — (Berry  -Gibson – Altfeld – Christian)
  4. She’s My Summer Girl — (Berry – Altfeld – Wilson)
  5. The Restless Surfer — (Zekley)
  6. Skateboarding – Part 1 — (Berry – Gibson)

SIDE 2

  1. Sidewalk Surfin’ — (Wilson – Christian)
  2. Surfin’ Wild — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  3. Down at Malibu Beach — (Berry – Christian – Altfeld)
  4. A Surfer’s Dream — (Gibson – Altfeld)
  5. Walk on the Wet Side — (Berry – Gibson)
  6. The Submarine Races — (Berry – Christian)

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
Engineers: Lanky Linstrot, Bones Howe, and Chuck Britz
Title track from the Columbia Pictures film Ride the Wild Surf
Orchestra Conducted by Hal Blaine
Background Voices: The Fantastic Baggys
Cover Design: Studio Five
Liner Notes: Shelley Fabares
CHARTS: CASH BOX #26 — BILLBOARD #66

 

The Little Old Lady from Pasadena

THE LITTLE OLD LADY FROM PASADENA — Liberty LRP-3377 (M); LST-7377 (S) (September)

SIDE 1

  1. The Little Old Lady from Pasadena — (Berry – Christian – Altfeld) *
  2. Memphis — (C. Berry)
  3. When It’s Over — (J. Gibson – D. Altfeld – H. Altfeld)
  4. Horace, the Swingin’ School-Bus Driver — (Sloan – Barri)
  5. Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift [I] — (Berry – Torrence)
  6. Sidewalk Surfin’ — (Wilson – Christian)

SIDE 2

  1. The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review and Timing Association — (Berry – Christian – Altfeld)
  2. Summer Means Fun — (Sloan – Barri)
  3. It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3 — (Gibson – Altfeld)
  4. Move Out Little Mustang — (Berry – Wilson – Christian)
  5. Skateboarding – Part 2 — (Berry – Gibson)
  6. One-Piece Topless Bathing Suit — (Sloan – Barri – Altfeld)

Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry for Screen Gems, Inc.
Engineers: Lanky Linstrot, Bones Howe,  and Chuck Britz
Orchestra Conducted by Hal Blaine
Background Voices: The Fantastic Baggys
“Little Old Lady” courtesy of Dodge Dealers (Kathryn Minner)
Cover Design & Photography: Studio Five
Liner Notes: Little Old Grandpa (He’s very clean)
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #40 — CASH BOX #40

* Reflects Jan Berry’s legally restored songwriting credits as of January 2002