Discography 1970s

SINGLES

1972

Jenny Lee [sic] 1972

Jenny Lee / Vegetables — United Artists 50859 (January)
(Berry – Ginsburg) / (Wilson – Parks)
Issued as Jan & Dean
“Jenny Lee” [sic] Produced by Joe Lubin in 1958 (Jan & Arnie)
“Vegetables” Produced by Dean Torrence in 1967 (Laughing Gravy)
Picture Sleeve design by Dean Torrence
Issued as Jan & Dean

Mother Earth / Blue Moon Shuffle — Ode 66023 (November)
(Berry – Jacobs) / (Berry)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry
Issued as Jan Berry
Distributed by A&M Records

1973

Don't You Just Know It

Don’t You Just Know It / Blue Moon Shuffle — Ode 66034 (June)
(Smith – Vincent) / (Berry)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry
Jan Berry duet with Brian Wilson
Issued as “JAN”
Distributed by A&M Records

Gonna Hustle You / Summertime, Summertime — United Artists 50958 (April)
(Berry – Wilson) / (Jameson – Feller)
Track for “Gonna Hustle You” Produced by Jan Berry (1964)
Produced by Dean Torrence
New Vocals by Dean Torrence, Bruce Johnston, and Terry Melcher
Issued as “The Legendary Masked Surfers”

Summer Means Fun

Summer Means Fun / Gonna Hustle You — United Artists XW270W (August)
(Sloan – Barri) / (Berry – Wilson)
Tracks produced by Jan Berry (1964)
Produced by Dean Torrence
New Vocals by Dean Torrence, Bruce Johnston, and Terry Melcher
Issued as “The Legendary Masked Surfers”

1974

Tinsel Town

Tinsel Town (Hitch-A-Ride To Hollywood) / Blow Up Music — Ode 66050-S (August)
(Berry – Jacobs – Christian) / (Berry – Chint)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry
Issued as “1 JAN 1”
Distributed by A&M Records

1975

Fun City / Totally Wild — Ode 66111-S (August)
(Berry – Pewter – Wolfson) / (Berry – Jacobs – Wolfson)
Arranged by Jan Berry
Produced by Jan Berry, Jim Pewter, and Alan Wolfson
Dean Torrence contributed vocals to “Fun City” only
Issued as Jan & Dean
Distributed by A&M Records

1976

Sing Sang A Song

Sing Sang A Song  / Sing Sang A Song (Singalong Version) — Ode 66120-S (March)
(Berry – Pewter – Wolfson)
Arranged by Jan Berry
Produced by Jan Berry, Jim Pewter, and Alan Wolfson
Issued as Jan Berry
Distributed by A&M Records

Sidewalk Surfin’ / Gonna Hustle You — United Artists XW670Y (June)
(Wilson – Christian) / (Berry – Wilson)
Tracks Produced by Jan Berry (1964)
Produced by Dean Torrence
New Vocals by Dean Torrence, Bruce Johnston and Terry Melcher
Issued as Jan & Dean
CHARTS: BILLBOARD #109

1977

That's the Way It Is

Little Queenie / That’s The Way It Is — A&M 1957-S (July)
(C. Berry) / (J. Berry – Sumner – Wolfson)
“Little Queenie” Arranged by Jan Berry and Paul Downing; Produced by Jan Berry
“That’s The Way It Is” Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry
Issued as Jan Berry

1978

Skateboard Surfin’ U.S.A. (Sidewalk Surfin’ With Me) / How-How I Love Her — A&M 2020-S (April)
(Wilson – Christian – J. Berry – W. Berry Sr.) / (Berry – Kahn)
Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry
Issued as Jan Berry

ALBUMS

1971

Anthology

ANTHOLOGY — United Artists UAS-9961 (November)

SIDE 1

  1. Jenny Lee [sic] — (Berry – Ginsburg)
  2. Baby Talk — (Schwartz)
  3. Clementine — (Berry – Torrence)
  4. Heart and Soul — (Carmichael – Loesser)
  5. Tennessee — (Cason – Russell)
  6. Barbara Ann — (Fassert)
  7. Linda — (Lawrence)

SIDE 2

  1. Surfin’ Safari — (Wilson – Love)
  2. Surf City — (Berry – Wilson)
  3. Honolulu Lulu — (Jan Berry – Christian – Adler)
  4. Drag City — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  5. Little Deuce Coupe (Wilson – Christian)
  6. The New Girl in School — (Berry – Christian – Norman – Wilson)
  7. Dead Man’s Curve — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld – Wilson)

SIDE 3

  1. The Little Old Lady from Pasadena — (Berry – Altfeld – Christian)*
  2. The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review & Timing Association — (Berry – Altfeld – Christian)
  3. Ride the Wild Surf — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  4. Sidewalk Surfin’ — (Christian – Wilson)
  5. One-Piece Topless Bathing Suit — (Sloan – Barri – Altfeld)
  6. Popsicle– (Cason – Russell)
  7. Vegetables — (Wilson – Parks)

SIDE 4

  1. Pigeon Joke / Brass Section Intro / Dead Man’s Curve — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld – Wilson)
  2. Beatle Part of Our Portion / Rhythnm Section Intro / Michelle — (Lennon – McCartney)
  3. Whistling Dixie / Thank You Dean / You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away — (Lennon – McCartney)
  4. Let’s Hang On, Might As Well — (Crewe – Linzer – Randell)
  5. Hang on Sloopy (My Girl Sloopy) — (Farrell – Russell)

Legendary Masters Series Volume 3
Compiled and Designed by Dean O. Torrence
Art Direction: Norman Seeff
Liner Notes: Dave Marsh and Dean Torrence
Scrapbook Photos: Natalie Torrence
Concept & Coordination: Bill Roberts and Martin Cerf

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

 

1974

Gotta Take that One Last Ride

GOTTA TAKE THAT ONE LAST RIDE — United Artists UA-LA341-H2 0798 (October)

SIDE 1

  1. Surfin’ — (Wilson – Love)
  2. Surfin’ Safari — (Wilson – Love)
  3. Sidewalk Surfin’ — (Christian – Wilson)
  4. Summer Means Fun — (Sloan – Barri)
  5. One-Piece Topless Bathing Suit — (Sloan – Barri – Altfeld)
  6. Vegetables — (Wilson – Parks)

SIDE 2

  1. Ride the Wild Surf — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  2. Honolulu Lulu — (Berry – Christian – Adler)
  3. Sunshine Music — (Dromensk – Girard)
  4. Gonna Hustle You — (Berry – Wilson)
  5. Surf City — (Berry – Wilson)

SIDE 3

  1. Drag City — (Berry – Christian – Wilson)
  2. The Little Old Lady from Pasadena — (Berry – Altfeld – Christian)*
  3. The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review & Timing Association — (Berry – Altfeld – Christian)
  4. Drag Strip Girl — (Berry – Altfeld – Kornfeld)
  5. Schlock Rod (Part 1) — (Berry – Altfeld – Christian – Torrence)
  6. Schlock Rod (Part 2) — (Berry – Christian – Torrence)
  7. Dead Man’s Curve — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld – Wilson)

SIDE 4

  1. Little Deuce Coupe — (Wilson – Love)
  2. Popsicle — (Cason – Russell)
  3. Three Window Coupe — (Berry – Christian)
  4. Hot Stocker — (Berry – Christian – Kornfeld)
  5. Bucket “T” — (Berry – Altfeld -Christian – Torrence)*
  6. I Get Around — (Wilson – Love)

Compiled and Designed by Dean O. Torrence
Re-Mastered by Douglas Sax
Liner Photo: Steve Berry
Lettering: Rick Griffin
Surfing Photos: Jeff Divine and Eric Eader, Surfer Magazine
Issued with seagull poster designed by Dean Torrence

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

 

OTHER NOTABLE COMPILATIONS ISSUED IN THE 1970s:

Very Best of, 75

THE VERY BEST OF JAN & DEAN Vol. 1
United Artists 433-E
Design by Dean O. Torrence
Lettering: Rick Griffin
1975

Very Best of, 75

THE VERY BEST OF JAN & DEAN Vol. 2
United Artists 515-E
Design by Dean O. Torrence
Photography: Ken Kim and Dean O. Torrence
1975

Ride the Wild Surf UK Comp., 76

RIDE THE WILD SURF: HITS FROM SURF CITY U.S.A.
UA / EMI / Liberty GO-2011 [UK – ENGLAND]
Art Direction: Paul Henry
Photography: Studio Five
Back Illustration: Bob Norrington
Green Light Series
1976

Deadman's Curve, '79

DEADMAN’S CURVE
Capitol-EMI / Liberty LN-10011
“A Liberty Re-Issue.”
Re-Mixed by Tony Sestanovich
Art Direction: Bill Burks
Design: Roy R. Guzman
Photography: Dana Abrams, Alan Shapiro
1979

Numerous Jan & Dean compilations were released between the 1970s and 1990s