Covering Jan & Dean

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Since 1958 a number of diverse and eclectic artists have covered Jan & Arnie and Jan & Dean (and related) material — ranging from contemporary vocal and instrumental groups to modern surf combos, punk bands, and alternative musicians.This list reflects Jan Berry’s legally restored songwriting credits as of January 2002.

ARTISTSONGALBUMLABELYEAR
Billy Ward & His DominoesJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Liberty1958
45 -- F-55136 -- MARCH. While the original JAN & ARNIE version peaked in the Top 10 at #8 in June 1958, this R&B cover version reached #55 the same month.
Moon MullicanJenny Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Coral1958
45 -- 9-61994 -- JUNE. Recorded with the ANITA KERR SINGERS. Western Swing and Honky Tonk pioneer AUBREY "MOON" MULLICAN was known as the King of the Hillbilly Piano Players. Also released on CD "Moon's Rock." Bear Family Records, BCD15607, 1992 (GERMANY). 
The 4 SpeedsJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Bell1958
EP -- BEV-180 (AUSTRALIA).
Barbara & JohnnyJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--W&G1958
45 -- WG-SPN-672 (AUSTRALIA). BARBARA BROWN and JOHNNY FRANK.
Bobby Phillips and the ToppersJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Tops1958
EP -- 45-R422-49.
Ceci & JackJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Gilmar1958
EP -- G-220.
Jean & Johnny JonesJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Top Hit Tunes1958
45 -- TH-21.
Uncredited ArtistJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
--Chique Records1958
EP -- EPC-5050. Also released as a 6 song 78-RPM "18 TOP HITS." 
Uncredited ArtistJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
12 Top HitsCrown Records1958
LP – CLP5038 (HI-FI Recording). Listed as "Jeannie Lee" on label. 
Tom & JerryBaby Talk
(Schwartz)
--Bell1959
45 -- Bell 120. Also Big 621. An early recording of the legendary  PAUL SIMON  and  ART GARFUNKEL . "Baby Talk" was originally recorded by the LAURELS, but the TOM & JERRY version was inspired by the hit (Top 10) version recorded by JAN & DEAN. Also released on LP "Tom & Jerry Meet Tico & The Triumphs." Big B600, 1985; and CD "Tom & Jerry -- Their Greatest Hits, Vol. 1." Domino DCD 1013, 1993 (ITALY). 
Ray & JayBaby Talk
(Schwartz)
--Parlophone1959
45 -- R4570 William Hobbs (Bill) and Stuart Freeman (Brett) (UK)
Bill & Brett LandisJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
DISK JOCKEY FAVORITE TOP HITS (EP)Promenade1959
EP -- A-54. Two-record EP with picture sleeve.
Pat & ErnieJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
DISK JOCKEY FAVORITE TOP HITS (EP)Promenade1962
EP -- A-54. Two-record EP with picture sleeve.
Pat And ErnieJennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
RHYTHM & BLUES (WITH AL CASEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA)Parade1962
LP -- SP-201. 
The Four EversSuch a Good Night for Dreaming
(Hunter-Mann)
--Columbia1962
45 -- 4-42303 -- MARCH. Written by Hank Hunter and Barry Mann. The JAN & DEAN version debuted in 1960, as the B-Side of the duo's chart record "Gee" (Doré 576). One of the best ballads from JAN & DEAN'S early era (pre-Surf).
Cathy CarrollPoor Little Puppet
(Greenfield-Keller)
--Warner Bros.1962
45 -- 5284 -- AUGUST. The JAN & DEAN version debuted in 1961, as the B-Side of the duo's chart record "A Sunday Kind of Love" (Liberty 55397).
Los GlidersAlgo Un Poco Diferente (Something A Little Bit Different)
(Adler-Berry-C. Guevara)
--Dimsa1962
45 -- 45-4420, 1962 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
Los Dominic'sLinda
(Lawrence-Preza)
QUEREMOS MAS LECHE (EP)Orfon1963
EP -- 315 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish. Issued with cover.
The SophomoresLinda
(Lawrence)
--Dawn1963
45 -- 45-218.
Club Gerry FriedrichHoliday City (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson-Gunter Loose)
--Polydor1963
45 -- 52183 -- SEPTEMBER. "(Zwei Girls fur jeden Boy)." Issued with a picture sleeve. Sung in German. Also released on CD, SURF IN GERMANY, Bear Family -- BCD 16211 AH, 1997 (GERMANY).
Les Bretell'sLulu d'Honolulu (Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler-Michel)
--Salvador1963
EP -- 432.920 (FRANCE). Sung in French. Issued with a picture sleeve.
Lulu d'Honolulu (Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler-Michel)
--Philips1963
45 -- B373.212F (FRANCE). Sung in French.
Los JuniorsLulu (Someday)
(Berry-Altfeld-Renner)
--Peerless1963
45 - 45/8060B (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish. This song is actually "Someday (You'll Go Walking By)," which was originally the B-Side of JAN & DEAN'S top ten hit single "Honolulu Lulu."
Maxim Saury et son orchestreSurf City (Deux fill's pour un garcon)
(Berry-Wilson)
"SURF" (EP)Pathe1963
EP -- 45EG 695 (FRANCE). Instrumental version of the vocal classic. "MAXIM SAURY and His Orchestra" was a six-man combo with Saury on clarinet. "Deux fill's pour un garcon" is the French translation of "Two girls for every boy."
The KenjolairsSuch a Good Night for Dreaming
(Hunter-Mann)
--A&M1963
45 -- 708 -- MARCH. Written by Hank Hunter and Barry Mann. The JAN & DEAN version debuted in 1960, as the B-Side of the duo's chart record "Gee" (Doré 576). One of the best ballads from JAN & DEAN'S early era (pre-Surf).
The Raving SavagesSurf City
(Berry-Wilson)
EVERYBODY SURF WITH THE SURFIN' SAVAGES (EP)Decca1963
EP -- DFE8546, with picture cover (UK). Also released as EP Decca 457020, with picture cover (FRANCE, 1963). Available on LP "Hang 11 (Mutant Surf Punks)," Anagram, GRAM 23, 1986; and CD "English Freakbeat Vol. 3, AIP, CD1048, 1997.
The TyphoonsSurf City
(Berry-Wilson)
--Embassy1963
45 -- WB589 (UK).
The Lively OnesSurf City--Del-Fi1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- 4217 -- JUNE.
Surf CitySURF CITYDel-Fi1963
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- DFLP-1237. DFST-1237.
Surf CityTHE GREAT SURF HITS!Del-Fi1963
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- DFLP-1238. DFST-1238. Instrumental cover of the vocal classic. This surf combo hailed from Los Angeles.
Calvin Cool & the Surf-KnobsSurf CityTHE SURFER'S BEATCharter1963
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- CLS103 (stereo). Instrumental cover of the vocal classic.
Surf BoysSurf City--Solid Sound1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- SB-001 (stereo).
Jimmy and JoeSurf City--Hit1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- Hit 71.
The DelltonesSurf City--Leedon1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- LK-461 -- OCTOBER (AUSTRALIA).
The TymesSurf CityEVERYBODY'S GONE SURFIN'Parkway1963
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- P-7035 -- OCTOBER (Various Artists). Mastered July 24, 1963.
The Jalopy FiveDrag City--Hit1963
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
45 -- Hit 100.
Tim ReynoldsSurf City--Twin Hits1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- 5031.
Big Buddy Lucas and the WigglersSurf City50 FABULOUS HARMONICA FAVORITESUnited Artists1963
(Berry-Wilson)
Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
LP -- UA S6482; UA L3482. Harmonica quartet.
The Ran-dells"Come On and Love Me" (Surf City)--Chairman1963
(Not Given)
45 -- 4407. A combination of "Surf City" by JAN & DEAN and "Love Me Do" by the BEATLES. Based on the original Berry-Wilson and Lennon-McCartney compositions. 
Danny Iida & the Paradise KingsSurf City--Toshiba1963
(Berry-Wilson)
Sung in Japanese. Also released on CD "LET'S GO! SURFIN' - Far East Collection, '63-'65," Toshiba TOCT-9478, 1996 (JAPAN). Also released on LP -- DOLEMITE D7000 HOT NIPS VOLUME 2. (AUSTRALIA). HIROHISA IIDA and the Paradise Kings debuted in 1956, progressing from Hawaiian music to mainstream pop. 
Johnny WrigleySurf City--Giant Records1963
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- 9014. 
The ChicksThree Window CoupeROCKIN' ROLLIN' WHEELIN'Star-Club1964
(Berry-Christian)
CD -- CD5060101, February 1995. The Chicks are two Swedish girls who recorded one of the very few surf/hot-rod singles in Sweden during the Sixties. 
The SpacemenRide the Wild Surf--Toshiba1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Japanese. Also released on CD "Let's Go! Surfin' - Far East Collection, '63-'65," Toshiba TOCT-9478, 1996 (JAPAN). "Ride the Wild Surf" also released on CD "Eleki A Go-Go." Teichiku Records, TECN-25672, 2000 (JAPAN). Instrumental version of the vocal classic.
The MatadorsI've Gotta Drive--Colpix1964
(Christian-Mann)
45 -- CP718 -- JANUARY. DJ copies listed title as "I Gotta Drive." Written by Roger Christian and Barry Mann. The MATADORS -- TONY MINICHIELLO, MANUEL SANCHEZ, and VIC DIAZ -- sang harmony vocals on JAN & DEAN'S "Surf City" and "Drag City" albums (Liberty) released in 1963. This song comes from the latter album, with a lead vocal by JAN BERRY. Jan also sang bass on the group's version of "Perfidia" (Colpix CP698, a hit in the Philippines). Arranged and Produced by JAN BERRY.
Los ApsonNo Me Quemes (Baby Talk)ALELUYA!ECO1964
(Schwartz)
LP -- 300 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
The Language FamilyTennessee----1964
(Cason-Russell)
CASSETTE -- "Tennessee" was originally released by the TODDS in 1961, but it was JAN & DEAN who had chart success with this record. Though it was only a modest hit for JAN & DEAN, "Tennessee" actually scored a higher chart position in 1962 than the BEACH BOYS' debut single, "Surfin'."
Uncredited ArtistThe Little Old Lady from Pasadena--Song Hits Records1964
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
EP -- SH-30. This was a 6-song EP which sold for 69 cents.
Gil GrantThe Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)--Twin Hits1964
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
45 -- 5076.
Calvin Cool & the Surf-KnobsSurf City--MGM1964
(Berry-Wilson)
EP -- MGM LSS-161-M (stereo Japan pic. cover) -- MAY.
The TidesSurf CitySURF CITY / SURFIN' U.S.A. AND OTHER SURFIN' FAVORITESMercury/Wing1964
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- SRW 16265. MGW 12265 -- JANUARY.
The Rip ChordsThree Window Coupe--Columbia1964
(Berry-Christian)
45 -- 4-43035 -- APRIL. The RIP CHORDS version of "Three Window Coupe" reached #28 on the  Billboard  charts in June 1964.
Three Window CoupeTHREE WINDOW COUPEColumbia1964
(Berry-Christian)
Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- CL2216. CS9016. Also released on CD "Three Window Coupe." Sundazed SC6099, 1996.
Drag CityHEY LITTLE COBRA AND OTHER HOT ROD HITSColumbia1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- CL2151. CS8951 -- FEBRUARY. Also released on CD "Hey Little Cobra." Sundazed SC6098, 1996. "Gas Money," "Surf City," and "Drag City" also released on CD "Hot Rod USA" (2 discs). Sony Music A32023, 1996.
"Rally-Packs"Move Out, Little Mustang--Imperial1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
45 -- 66036 -- JUNE. PHIL SLOAN and STEVE BARRI, of FANTASTIC BAGGYS and JAN & DEAN fame. The B-Side was "Bucket Seats" ("Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift").
Ronny and the DaytonasBucket "T"--Mala1964
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
45 -- 492.
Bucket "T"G.T.O.Mala1964
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
LP -- 4001 -- DECEMBER. Also released on CD "Gone Surfin'." Camden 74321 500272, 1992 (AUSTRALIA). Bucket "T" (alternate version) also released on CD "G.T.O. / Best of the Mala Recordings." Sundazed SC11046, 1997.
The T-BonesDrag CityBOSS DRAGLiberty1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- LRP-3346. LST-7346 -- APRIL. The T-BONES were an instrumental studio act produced by DAVE PELL and arranged by PERRY BOTKIN, JR. Engineer: LANKY LINSTROT.
Rod & the CobrasSurf CityDRAG RACE AT SURF CITYSomerset1964
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- LP - SF-20500 (Stereo), P-20500 (Mono) -- NOVEMBER. Also released on CD - (No #), Stereo.
The EliminatorsThree Window CoupeLIVERPOOL! DRAGSTERS!! CYCLES!!! and SURFING!!!!Liberty1964
(Berry-Christian)
LP -- LRP-3365. LST-7365. Producer: Buzz Cason; Music Arranger: Leon Russell; Engineer: "Lanky" Linstrot.
The Zip-CodesThree Window CoupeMUSTANG!Liberty1964
(Berry-Christian)
LP -- LRP-3367. LST-7367 -- SEPTEMBER.
The Beach BoysThe Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
BEACH BOYS CONCERTCapitol1964
LP -- TAO 2198 -- OCTOBER. Recorded live in August 1964 (subsequently doctored in the studio) and released in October. CONCERT went on to become the BEACH BOYS' first chart-topping album.
Beach Boys Concert 1964
The TokensDrag CityWHEELSRCA Victor1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- LPM-2886. LSP-2886 -- MARCH.
Uncredited ArtistSurf CityTHE TOP-40 SONG BOOKCapitol1964
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- T2126 (mono) and S2126 (stereo). Instrumental accompaniments with background vocals.
The DragstersDrag CityHEY LITTLE COBRA - DRAG CITY AND OTHER HOT ROD FAVORITESMercury/Wing1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- MGW-12269. SRW-16269 -- MAY.
The WoofersDrag CityDRAGSVILLEWyncote1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- W-9011. SW-9011.
The RoamersDead Man's Curve--Hit1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
45s -- DMC = Hit 115. LOL = Hit 132. RWS = Hit 152.
The Jalopy FiveSidewalk Surfin'--Hit1964
(Wilson-Christian)
45 -- Hit 161.
Unnamed Nashville Group (probably the Jalopy Five)Drag CityDRAGGIN' AND SURFIN'Modern Sound1964
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
LP -- MS525. Compatible mono/stereo LP.
Unnamed Nashville Group (probably the Jalopy Five)Ride the Wild SurfDRAGGIN' AND SURFIN'Modern Sound1964
(Berry-Christian-Wilson)
Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
LP - MS536 Compatible Mono/Stereo LP.
The Four Tones with The Penny RocketsTennessee Stomp (Tennessee)--Young Modern1964
(Cason-Russell)
45 -- YM-SP001 -- FEBRUARY (AUSTRALIA). "Tennessee" was originally released by the TODDS in 1961, but it was JAN & DEAN who had chart success with this record. Though it was only a modest hit for JAN & DEAN, "Tennessee" actually scored a higher chart position in 1962 than the BEACH BOYS' debut single, "Surfin'."
Pooh and the Heffalumphs"Lady Godiva" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)--Laurie1964
(Pappalardi-Jacobsen)
45 -- LR 3281 -- NOVEMBER. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition. 
The Rincon Surfside BandSurf CityTHE SURFING SONG BOOKDunhill1965
(Berry-Wilson)
Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
LP -- DS-50001 (stereo) -- JULY. Instrumental tracks. Also issued on LP as by WILLIE & THE WHEELS on RCA 70044 (OCTOBER 1965). Also issued on reel to reel 7 ips, Dunhill DT-3009 (stereo) (JULY 1965). Also released on CD "The Surfing Song Book." Varese Sarabande, VSD-5481, 1994. 
Surf CitySURFIN' SONGBOOK SAMPLER (EP)Dunhill1965
(Berry-Wilson)
Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
EP -- #D-1 (with picture sleeve) -- JULY.
Uncredited ArtistSurf CitySEEBURG REC-O-DANCE DISCOTEEN SERIES VOL. 9 (EP)Seeburg1965
(Berry-Wilson)
EP -- DN-309-C. Instrumental version of the vocal classic. Six songs in stereo issued with picture cover.
Annette FunicelloSurf CityANNETTE SINGS GOLDEN SURFIN' HITSBuena Vista1965
(Berry-Wilson)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
LP - STER-3327 (Stereo)/ 3327 (Mono). -- SEPTEMBER. Also released on CD - BUENA VISTA PCCD - 00070 (Japan) 1992 Stereo. Former Mouseketeer ANNETTE was famous for the "Beach Party" movies with FRANKIE AVALON.
The Jalopy FiveI LOVE THAT WEST COAST SOUNDModern Sound (Compatible stereo)1965
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
LP -- MS561.
The Ghouls"The Little Old Lady from Transylvania" (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)DRACULA'S DEUCECapitol1965
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
LP -- ST2215 -- JANUARY. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition. Studio project of RICHIE PODOLAR.
The Detergents"The Little Old Doctor from Ipanema (Part 1) and (Part 2)" (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)THE MANY FACES OF THE DETERGENTSRoulette1965
(Vance-Pockriss)
LP -- SR 25308 -- APRIL 28. A parody of the orginal Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The WhoBucket "T"READY STEADY WHO (EP)Reaction1966
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
EP -- 592001 -- DECEMBER 11 (UK). EP also released on Reaction WHO 7. WHO drummer and legendary Wild Man KEITH MOON was a major JAN & DEAN fan. It was Keith's influence that led THE WHO to cover "Bucket T" and "Barbara Ann."
P. F. SloanI Found A Girl--Dunhill1966
(Sloan-Barri)
45 -- D-4054 -- NOVEMBER. Also released on the LP "Twelve More Times," Dunhill, DS-50007 (stereo), 1966. "I Found A Girl," co-written by P. F. SLOAN, was a Top-30 hit for JAN & DEAN in 1965. Sloan himself sings harmonies and falsetto on the JAN & DEAN version.
The Ways & MeansThe Little Old Lady from Pasadena--Columbia1966
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
45 -- DB7907 -- MAY (UK).
Darleen CarrWhen It's Over--RCA Victor1966
(Gibson-D. Altfeld-H. Altfeld)
45 -- 47-8881 -- AUGUST. "When It's Over," a love ballad co-written by JILL GIBSON, was a JAN BERRY solo performance. The song appeared on the LITTLE OLD LADY album and was the B-Side of "Sidewalk Surfin'" in 1964.
PoloDespues Del Ultimo Beso (Dead Man's Curve)--Peerless1966
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld-Omero)
45 -- 45/8873 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
The Hot RoddersThe Little Old Lady from PasadenaSURFING SOUND MEDLEY--1966
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CASSETTE.
The Top Ten AllstarsThe Little Old Lady from PasadenaSURFIN' 66Decca1966
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
LP -- SLK 16 410-P (Stereo) (GERMANY).
Surf CityFUN, FUN, FUN AND SWEET BEATDecca1966
(Berry-Wilson)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- SLK 16 434-P. (Stereo) (GERMANY).
Bobby and Buzz"Watermelon" (Popsicle)--Monument1966
(Cason-Moon)
45 -- MN-45-954 -- JULY. BOBBY RUSSELL and BUZZ CASON. A parody of the original Cason-Russell composition. "Popsicle" was originally released by the TODDS in 1962, but the hit single version was by JAN & DEAN (released on the "Drag City" LP in 1963, and released as a single in 1966). The "Watermelon" parody was released in the same month that JAN & DEAN'S version of "Popsicle" peaked at #21 on the national charts.
California Suns"Masked Grandma" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)--Imperial1966
(Connors-Christian)
45 -- 66179. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Fantastic BaggysPa Pa Do Ron Ron (New Girl in Town) (New Girl In School)RIDE THE WILD SURFImperial1966
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- IRL374. IRS374. Issued as the FANTASTIC BAGGYS, but not performed by PHIL SLOAN and STEVE BARRI.
Pa Pa Do Ron Ron (New Girl in School) (New Girl In School)--Imperial1966
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
--Imperial (South Africa)1967
45 -- IRS.94 (UK). Issued as the FANTASTIC BAGGYS, but not performed by PHIL SLOAN and STEVE BARRI. South Africa 45 - IRS.94 released AUGUST 7, 1967. Songs "Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'," "Summer Means Fun," and "Horace The Swingin' School-Bus Driver" (unissued instrumental version recorded 9/17/64) issued on CD "Anywhere The Girls Are / The best of The Fantastic Baggys." Sundazed SC11084, 2000.
The Johnny Mann SingersYellow BalloonWE CAN FLY! UP-UP AND AWAYLiberty1967
(Zekley-St. John-Lee)
LP -- LRP-3523. LST-7523 (US). LBL83052. LBS83052 (UK). Also released on CD "Invisible Tears & We Can Fly! Up-Up And Away." Taragon Records, TARCD-1096, 2002. From DEAN TORRENCE'S single and album SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY, and the hit single version by YELLOW BALLOON.
The Dee JaysBaby Talk--Hep House1967
(Schwartz)
45 -- HS 07, with picture sleeve (SWEDEN). Also released on LP "24 X Tio i Top Vol. 5." Sonet SLSD-2698, 1982 (SWEDEN); and on LP "Swedish Grafitti Vol. 2." Sonet SLPD-2584, 1982 (SWEDEN). Also released on CD "Baby Talk," Polydor 018 334-2, 2003 (EUROPE). The DEE JAYS were a British R&B group. "Baby Talk" was originally recorded by the LAURELS, but the DEE JAYS version was inspired by the hit (Top 10) version recorded by JAN & DEAN. The DEE JAYS version reached the top of the charts in Sweden.
The WhoBucket "T"MAGIC BUSDecca1968
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
LP -- DL75064 -- stereo (UK). "Bucket T" also released on CD "A Quick One." MCA MCAD-11267, stereo, 1995. WHO drummer and legendary Wild Man KEITH MOON was a major JAN & DEAN fan. It was Keith's influence that led THE WHO to cover "Bucket T" and "Barbara Ann."
The FreshmenGo Granny Go (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)--Pye1968
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
45 -- YN17592 -- JULY (UK). "Go Granny Go" also released on CD "When Summer Comes, The Pye Anthology." Castle Music, CMRCD271, 2001. This seven-member showband hailed from Northern Ireland, and had chart success with "Go Granny Go." The group formed in April 1967.
The CarpentersDead Man's CurveNOW & THENA&M1973
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
LP -- SP-3519 (stereo).
Dead Man's CurveNOW & THENA&M1973
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
EP -- LLP222 (stereo, with picture sleeve). KAREN and RICHARD CARPENTER.
Simon Turner"California Revisited" (Surf City)--UK Records1973
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- 49017. Also released on UK 52 and STONE 2162, stereo (UK). "Surf City" appears in Turner's medley, "California Revisited." Also released on CD - 7CD (UK) SEX APPEAL RICHMOND MONDE, 1992.
The TurtlesGas MoneyHAPPY TOGETHER AGAIN!Sire1974
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
LP -- SASH-3703. 2-LP set. JAN & ARNIE'S rocker from 1958. Also released on CD "Golden Hits." Delta 46 002, 1998.
Magnificent Mercury BrothersNew Girl In School--Transatlantic1975
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
45 -- TCS101 (CANADA). Also released in the UK (BIC532) and FRANCE (TRA 42.003, with picture sleeve) in 1976. Also released on LP "Summer Cruisin'" - Various Artists, K-Tel NE 918, 1976 (UK).
The Deadly NightshadeLittle Old Lady from PasadenaFUNKY & WESTERN (F&W)Phantom/ RCA1976
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
LP -- BPLI-1370 -- AUGUST. Female trio -- HELEN HOOKE, ANNE BOWEN, and PAMELA BRANDT
OL '55New Girl In SchoolTAKE IT GREASYMushroom1976
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
LP -- L-35815 -- JANUARY (AUSTRALIA). OL '55 hailed from Australia.
Darryl Rhoades"Surfin' Shark" (Dead Man's Curve)--Wonder1976
(Rhoades)
45 -- 1976. A parody of the original Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld composition.
Radio BirdmanSurf City----1976
(Berry-Wilson)
Recorded live in Sydney, Australia, November 23, 1976. Legendary Australian Punk/Garage band.
Martin CircusDrague Party (Le bon temps ca roule)--Vogue1977
(B. Wilson-J. Berry-B. Courtois)
45 -- 45. V. 140197 Surf City sung in French by a four man French group. French release issued with a picture sleeve.
Gidea Park"Beach Boy Gold" (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)--Stockade1978
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
45 -- SUS-007/12. 12-inch single (AUSTRALIA). "Little Old Lady" appears in the medley, "Beach Boy Gold."
Okie Choir & Surf BandSidewalk Surfin'--Tulsa Records1978
(Wilson-Christian)
45 – TSRB 002A/B (STEREO)
The MechanicsDead Man's Curve----1979
(Berry-Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
Live on the Homegrown Show, KNAC FM. 
Bobby Lloyd and the Windfall ProphetsGas Money--Borrowed Records1979
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
45 -- BORO4501 -- MARCH. Also released on LP "Hang 11 (Mutant Surf Punks)." Anagram, Gram 23, 1986 (FRANCE). JAN & ARNIE'S rocker from 1958.
The BoppersBaby TalkBACK TO THE HOP (EP)SOS Recording1979
(Schwartz)
EP -- SOSEP001, with picture sleeve, stereo (SWEDEN). "Baby Talk" was originally recorded by the LAURELS, but the BOPPERS version was inspired by the hit (Top 10) version recorded by JAN & DEAN.
The SkeletonsJennie Lee----1979
(Berry-Ginsburg)
Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
Popsicle
(Cason-Russell)
CASSETTE -- Recorded live in concert in Springfield, Missouri, August 18, 1979. UNRELEASED. Also includes "Baggy Pants," a song covered by JAN & DEAN in 1961. "Popsicle also featured on cassette "Don't Blame the Symptoms." August 18, 1979. UNRELEASED. "Popsicle" was originally released by the TODDS in 1962, but the hit single version was by JAN & DEAN (released on the "Drag City" LP in 1963, and released as a single in 1966). 
Uncredited ArtistDead Man's CurveAUTOROCK ('50s & '60s)Wheel Records1980
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
LP -- WHS120 (stereo).
Johnny and the JailbirdsJenny Lee--Charly Records1980
(Berry-Ginsburg)
EP -- CYS7071, with picture sleeve (AUSTRALIA). JAN & ARNIE'S Top-10 smash from 1958.
HarmonySidewalk Surfin'HARMONYSOS Recording1980
(Wilson-Christian)
LP -- SOSLP016, stereo (SWEDEN).
Nash the SlashDead Man's CurveCHILDREN OF THE NIGHTVirgin DinDisc1980
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
LP -- VL2212 (CANADA). Also released on LP "The Million Year Picnic," Ralph Records, NS-8409, 1984.
Dead Man's Curve--Cut-Throat Records1980
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
45 -- CUT-3, with picture sleeve. (CANADA).
The MaliboozGonna Hustle YouMALIBOOZ RULE!Rhino Records1981
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- RNLP100. "Gonna Hustle You" also released on CD, The Pier Group, PG-0050-2, 1998. DEAN TORRENCE guests on backing vocals.
The RaybeatsB-Gas-RickshawGUITAR BEATPVC1981
(Jan Berry)
LP -- 8904 12. "B-Gas-Rickshaw" also released on CD "Inland Cleanage." Clean Sound, CS231, 1981. JAN BERRY'S classic instrumental from the DEAD MAN'S CURVE album, 1964.
Raybeats, B Gas Rickshaw
The Beach BoysSurf City----1982
(Berry-Wilson)
Live in Concert. Jamaica World Music Festival, Montego Bay, Jamaica, November 26, 1982.
Davie Allan and the Arrows"Stoked On Surf (Medley)" (Surf City)STOKED ON SURF!What Records?1982
(Berry-Wilson)
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
LP -- W12-601 -- 12-inch single. From the instrumental medley, STOKED ON SURF!
Inner City UnitGas MoneyPUNKADELICFlicknife Records1982
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
LP -- SHARP 103 (UK). JAN & ARNIE'S rocker from 1958. Listen to ICU's version of GAS MONEY (mp3), courtesy of band member DEAD FRED.
Inner City Unit, Punkadelic
Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets"The Fightin' Illini in Pasadena" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)--Pogo Records1983
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
45 -- PS-001. Based on the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition. Issued on orange wax with a picture sleeve. The "Fighting Illini" is the name used by athletic teams from the University of Illinois.
The WhoBatmanRARITIES VOL. 1, 1966-1968Polydor Records1983
(Berry-Altfeld-Weider)
Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
LP – SPELP9. 
The HalibutsLittle Old Ladies Seldom Cut Back (Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift)HALIBUT BEACHWhat Records?1984
(Berry-Torrence)
LP -- W12-2407 (issued with a special 3-D LP cover). Classic instrumental from the LITTLE OLD LADY album, 1964.
Union PacificSidewalk Surfin'OUR ROCK & ROLLMusic Gassed1985
(Wilson-Christian)
LP -- UP0178.
The SplatcatsSurfin' HearseSIN 73Moving Target1986
(Berry-Christian)
LP -- MT007 (stereo). The SPLATCATS hailed from Buffalo, New York.
The MeteorsSurf City--Anagram1986
(Berry-Wilson)
45 -- ANA 31 -- 2:45 version, stereo, with picture sleeve (FRANCE).
Surf City--Anagram1986
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- 12 ANA 31 -- 12-inch three-song LP extended version, 3:32 (FRANCE).
Surf City--Gang1986
(Berry-Wilson)
45 - 007. Released with picture sleeve on pink vinyl. Stereo. "Surf City" is the "hasbeensfrom - outerspace mix." (GERMANY)
Surf CitySEWERTIME BLUESAnagram1986
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- GRAM 27 (UK), and Kix 4 U, KIX 3338. Also released on LP "Only the Meteors are Pure Psychobilly," GRAM 33, 1988 (CDs: CDMGRAM 33; and Summit, SUMCD 4089). Also on CDs: "Sewertime Blues/Don't Touch the Bang Bang Fruit" (Twofer), CDMPSYCHO3, 1989. "The John Peel Sessions (1983-1985), Raucus, RAUCD 044, 1999. "The Meteors: Anagram Singles Collection," CDMPSYCHO20, 2001. Also released on CD "Graveyard Stomp: The Best Of The Meteors 1981-1988." Reactive Records, REMCD513, 1998 -- The Meteors, the originators of psychobilly, were formed in England in 1980 by P. PAUL FENECH on guitar and vocals; NIGEL LEWIS on upright bass and vocals; and MARK ROBERTSON on drums. 
Alan CarvellDead Man's Curb (Dead Man's Curve)JAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP)Surfin' Again Records1986
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld-Carvell)
EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND). A parody of the original Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld composition.
Surfin' LungsThe New Girl In SchoolJAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP)Surfin' Again Records1986
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND). The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England.
The SkeletonsB/Gas Accord (B-Gas Rickshaw)JAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP)Surfin' Again Records1986
(Jan Berry)
Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND).
B/Gas Accord (B-Gas Rickshaw)ROCKIN' BONESThe Next Big Thing1987
(Jan Berry)
Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
LP -- NBT 3301 (UK). Also released on CD "In the Flesh!" ESD 80552, 1991. These cuts pay homage to JAN & ARNIE'S two chart records (1958) and JAN BERRY'S classic instrumental from the DEAD MAN'S CURVE album (1964). The Skeletons hailed from Springfield, Missouri.
The SplatcatsSurfin' HearseSIN 73Moving Target1987
(Berry-Christian)
Surfin' Hearse Monkey Pinch Mix
(Berry-Christian)
CD -- MTCD007 (stereo). CD contains bonus "Monkey" mix not on original LP. (Alternate version). Also issued on LP, Moving Target MT007 (stereo).
Surfin' HearseSANDY, CANDY, & HANKMoving Target1987
(Berry-Christian)
45 -- MT504. 12-inch (stereo). The SPLATCATS hailed from Buffalo, New York.
StrandjungsSurf Fieber (Surf City)--Teldec1987
(Berry-Wilson-Morawitz-Hilver)
45 -- 6.14858 (GERMANY). Sung in German. Also released on LP "Statt Karten." Teldec 6.26544AP; and on CD Teldec 8.26544ZP; and on cassette Teldec 4.26544CR. The 45 single was issued with a picture sleeve. "Statt Karten" was recorded February-July 1987. "Strandjungs" means Beach Boys in English. They are a five-man German group known as the Beach Boys Revival Band. ("Statt Karten" means "Instead of Cards").
The Jesus and Mary ChainKill Surf City--Blanco Negro Records1987
(Reid-Reid)
45 -- NEG24F (UK). Also released on LP and CD, "Barbed Wire Kisses (B-Sides And More)," Warner Bros. 925729-2, 1988. Based on the original Berry-Wilson composition, "Surf City." 
The Surf PunksRide the Wild SurfOH, NO! NOT THEM AGAIN!Enigma1988
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
CD -- D2 73313. Also released on CD: Restless 8777256827; and on cassette: Enigma 73313.
The Untamed YouthSurfin' HearseSOME KINDA FUNNorton1988
(Berry-Christian)
LP -- ED-207 (JANUARY).
"Santa's Gonna Shut 'Em Down" (Horace, the Swingin' School-Bus Driver)--Norton1988
(Sloan-Barri-Dickerson)
45 -- 45-004. Issued with picture sleeve. Based on the original Sloan-Barri composition: JAN & DEAN'S album cut, "Horace, the Swingin' School-Bus Driver," from the "Little Old Lady" LP, 1964.
Surfin' LungsThe New Girl In SchoolLET 'EM EAT SURFSurfin' Again Records1989
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
CD -- LUNG CD2 (SWITZERLAND). The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England.
Sonic Surf CitySurf CityLET'S GO SURFIN' (EP)Ceilidh1989
(Berry-Wilson)
EP -- CEI 012. Limited number (80) issued with picture sleeves (SWEDEN). Also released on CD "Tune In, Turn On, Wipe Out," Ceilidh, CEI 041, 1997 (SWEDEN); and on EP "On the Beach," No Tomorrow, NT 705, 2000 (SPAIN). SONIC SURF CITY hailed from Beijng, Sweden. Their style featured a blend of Surf, Pop, and Punk.
Peter Stampfel & The Bottle CapsGonna Hustle YouSMILES, VIBES & HARMONY: A TRIBUTE TO BRIAN WILSONDemilo Records1990
(Berry-Wilson)
LP -- DM-0004-1.
SurfzoneOld Ladies Seldom Power ShiftSUFZONE ON SAFARIRough 'n' Ready1990
(Berry-Torrence)
CASSETTE -- RR002 (UK). Classic instrumental from the LITTLE OLD LADY album, 1964.
The CruncherThe Old Ladies Seldom Power ShiftSURF GUITARNPR Records1991
(Berry-Torrence)
CD -- NPR7309 CD (GERMANY). Classic instrumental from the LITTLE OLD LADY album, 1964. All instruments played by HERBERT HOOKE (The Cruncher). Produced by HERBERT HOOKE and BERTHOLD WALTER.
StreetsideBaby Talk----1991
(Schwartz)
CASSETTE -- Sung "a cappella" with MICHAEL "DOC ROCK" KELLY on Kelly's radio program, "The Doc Rock Show" -- KLWN, Lawrence, Kansas. March 2, 1991.
Big Daddy"The Living Years" (Dead Man's Curve)CUTTING THEIR OWN GROOVERhino Records1991
(Robertson-Rutherford)
CD -- R2 70733. A parody based on "Leader of the Pack" by the SHANGRI-LAS and "Dead Man's Curve" (from the original Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld composition).
Unknown Dutch GroupSurf Bunky (Surf City)HANG TEN - BEACH BOYS AND JAN AND DEANTin1992
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- TIN 017. Disc in round metal "boxart" tin with artwork by Barmel from Florence, Italy. Also released on CD "Surfin' Safari." Retro Music, SLD 21202, 1995 (CANADA).
Mi-KeSurf CityTAIYO NO SHITA NO SURFIN' JAPAND.O.G. Doghouse1992
(Berry-Wilson)
The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- BVDR-2315 BMG -- JULY 22 (JAPAN). Japanese Female Trio. "Surf City" appears in "Fun3Medley," and "Little Old Lady" appears in "Dance3Medley." Both cuts are sung partly in Japanese and partly in English.
Steve Dahl and The DahlfinsRide the Wild SurfSTEVE DAHL AND THE DAHLFINSRiver North Records1992
(Berry-Christian-Wilson)
CD -- 751416 11111 7. Contains complete song plus bonus music track with backing vocals.
The RichiesShe's My Summer GirlPET SUMMERWe Bite1993
(Berry-Wilson-Altfeld)
CD -- 1-106-2 -- JANUARY.
The Fouryo'sSurf CityTHE STORY OF ... THE FOURYO'S VOLUME TWO, 1962-1963Rarity Records1993
(Berry-Wilson)
Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
CD -- 514-325-2 (NETHERLANDS). "Surf City" sung in English. "Honolulu Lulu" sung in Dutch. THE FOURYO'S were a Dutch quartet in the late '50s and '60s, consisting of two sisters, a brother, and a fourth man.
De Fouryo'sSurf CityBIET-HET VOL. ONEDistortions-Waterpipe Records1993
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- (NETHERLANDS). Sung in Dutch.
SpectrumBaby Don't You Worry (California Lullabye)INDIAN SUMMER (EP)Silvertone Records1993
(Dean Torrence)
EP -- ORET56, 12-inch 45 (UK). Also released as a 10-inch LP on Sympathy for the Record Industry, SFTRI 278, 1994. DEAN TORRENCE solo release: 45s -- J&D (JD-001, July 1966); Magic Lamp (ML-401-S, August 1966); J&D (JD401, August 1966). LP -- SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY, Columbia (CL-2661, CS-9461, March 1967).
Camp CaliforniaThe Little Old Lady from PasadenaWHERE THE MUSIC NEVER ENDSSony Kids Music1993
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- LK53944.
GoofyThe Little Old Lady from PasadenaDISNEY TRAVEL SONGSWalt Disney Records1994
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- 60838-7. Also issued on CASSETTE, 60838-0.
The Capitol Steps"Middle-Aged Lady Named Janet Reno" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)LORD OF THE FRIESCapitol Steps1994
(Ash-Biern-Schmitt-Koontz)
CD -- CSCD1014. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Phantom SurfersSchlock Slot (Schlock Rod)THE EXCITING SOUNDS OF MODEL ROAD RACINGHobby Hut1994
(Berry-Christian-Torrence)
LP -- H-124. Also released on CD Hobby Hut HHC-124; and on LP and CD Lookout Records LK183, 1997. A version of "Schlock Rod" with altered lyrics. "San Francisco's wildest incognito surf instrumental combo."
The RamonesSurf CityACID EATERSRadioactive1994
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- RARD-10913. CASSETTE -- "Dead Man's Curve" (UNRELEASED). The legendary RAMONES were the first band to emerge from New York's mid-1970s PUNK uprising with a major-label contract.
Ramones, Acid Eaters
Alex ChiltonThe New Girl In SchoolA MAN CALLED DESTRUCTIONArdent1995
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
CD -- 7-1507-2.
Sonic Surf CitySidewalk Surfin'SURF DON'T WALKTrampolene Records1996
(Wilson-Christian)
CD - TRACD1505/1531 598-2 -- JUNE 5 (SWEDEN). SONIC SURF CITY hailed from Beijng, Sweden. Their style featured a blend of Surf, Pop, and Punk.
Hal Leonard SingersThe Little Old Lady from Pasadena--Show Trax1996
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CASSETTE -- 08551115. Side B features instrumental track only. Accompanies sheet music. Arranged by MARK BRYMER. Discovery Pop Series (Choral). Hal Leonard Corporation.
Astro ChimpShe's My Summer GirlSHOESHINE CHARTBUSTERSShoe1997
(Berry-Wilson-Altfeld)
CD -- CD001 (UK).
The Cross TonesBaby TalkDON'T HANG UP!Music-Fone1997
(Schwartz)
CD -- 1111. "The Rock 'n' Roll Answering Machine CD."
Les KeltonLa Nouvelle Fille De L'Ecole (The New Girl In School)LES EP SIXTIES, VOLUME 1Magic Records1997
(Wilson-Christian-Berry-Norman)
CD -- 176152 (France) Sung in French. This CD is a French ‘60s collection of 5 EPs: 2 by Les Kelton, 1 by Les Pollux, 2 by Les Challengers. The songs were originally recorded in 1964-1965.
David GarrickYellow BalloonTHE PYE ANTHOLOGYSequel Records1998
(Zekley-St. John-Lee)
2CD -- NEE CD 297 (UK). Previously unreleased.
Green Hill OrchestraRide the Wild SurfCALIFORNIA DREAMIN'Green Hill1998
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
CD -- GHD518. Instrumental (GERMANY).
Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, & David MarksLittle Old Lady from PasadenaMIKE LOVE, BRUCE JOHNSTON, & DAVID MARKS OF THE BEACH BOYS SALUTE NASCARM.E.L.E.1998
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- 76. DEAN TORRENCE guests on backing vocals. Also released on cassette.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra"(Just for Fun...) All Surf!" (Surf City)SYMPHONIC SOUNDS: MUSIC OF THE BEACH BOYSIntersound1998
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- 9343. Featuring MIKE LOVE, BRUCE JOHNSTON, and Special Guests. "Surf City" is in the medley "Just for Fun." Produced by BRUCE JOHNSTON.
Surfin' Lungs & Shock TreatmentTell 'Em I'm Surfin'TELL 'EM I'M SURFIN' (EP)No Tomorrow Records1999
(Sloan-Barri)
EP -- NT 700 -- FEBRUARY 22 (SPAIN). "Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'" was written and first released by the FANTASTIC BAGGYS (PHIL SLOAN and STEVE BARRI), but the JAN & DEAN version of the song saw the widest distribution on the RIDE THE WILD SURF album in 1964. The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England. SHOCK TREATMENT is from Spain. Surf, Pop, and Punk.
The Ladybug TransistorLike A Summer RainTHE ALBEMARLE SOUNDMerge Records1999
(Zekley-Dean)
CD -- MRG154CD (CANADA).
Like A Summer RainLIVE AT EMMABODAFESTIVALEN 99Amigo Records1999
(Zekley-Dean)
CD -- 01 (SWEDEN) Recorded live at Emmabodafestivalen. DEAN TORRENCE solo release: 45 -- J&D (J&D402, October 1966); LP -- SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY: J&D (JD101, December 1966); Columbia (CL-2661, CS-9461, March 1967).
Blink 182Dead Man's CurveSHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL (TV miniseries soundtrack)MCA Records1999
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
CD -- 314545085-2. CASSETTE -- 314545085-2/4. Also released on: Six-track music preview CD, MCA, 1999; and "UMVD Solicitation Sampler, MCA, MCA5P-93011, October 1999. TOM DELONGE and MARK HOPPUS.
The BellJarsDead Man's CurveDEAD MAN'S CURVE THE ALBUM (Motion Picture Soundtrack)Coeur Records1999
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
CD -- CR0016 -- APRIL 20 (JAPAN). From the motion picture "Dead Man's Curve" (also known as "The Curve"). A tale of murder and deception. Original music by SHARK. Written and Directed by DAN ROSEN. Produced by MICHAEL AMATO, 1998. From the liner notes by DAN ROSEN: "Special thanks to ... The BellJars, an underground Goth band, we found toiling away in Los Angeles by way of Nottingham [England] for their inspirational version of Dead Man's Curve." Produced by SHARK. Mixed by PEGGY McAFFEE and SHARK. Courtesy of Pajama Party Productions. Two soundtrack albums were released for this film: a "score" version (on Chromatic Records) and a "song" version (on Coeur Records).
Dr. Love Party Jam BandSurf CitySUMMER TIME FUNKRB2000
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- 7505-2.
GoofyThe Little Old Lady from PasadenaGOOFY GREATS BEST OF FRIENDSWalt Disney Records2000
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- 333252.
Uncredited ArtistLittle Old Lady from PasadenaCATCH A WAVE: BEACH SONGS FOR KIDSMusic for Little People2000
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- R279844.
The Go-GosSurf City----2001
(Berry-Wilson)
Performed live for AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO BRIAN WILSON at New York's Radio City Music Hall, March 29, 2001.
The Electric EelsDead Man's CurveTHE EYEBALL OF HELLScat Records2001
(Berry-Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
CD - SCAT 62-2. Also released as a 2-LP set, SCAT 62-1.
Chicory TipBeach Boys/Jan & Dean MedleyCHICORY TIP IN 2000CT2001
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- 001. Medley contains "Surf City" (Berry-Wilson), "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena" (Berry-Altfeld-Christian), and "Ride The Wild Surf" (Berry-Christian-Wilson).
The NeanderthalsDrag CitySHUTDOWN 2002 B.C.Spinout Records2002
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
CD -- SpinCD015 -- SEPTEMBER. Also released on LP. Also released on LP & CD Munster Records MR251, September 2002 (SPAIN). Caveman Garage Band, featuring EDDIE ANGEL of LOS STRAIGHTJACKETS.
Mark Anderson MooreThat's The Way It Is (With the Music of a Drum)----2002
(Berry-Sumner-Wolfson)
Arranged for percussion ensemble. JAN BERRY solo release: 45 -- A&M 1957-S (stereo), 1977. MP3 Available on Jan's Website. DEMO VERSION ONLY.
Lullaby in the Rain (California Lullaby)----2002
(Dean Torrence)
Arranged for string ensemble. DEAN TORRENCE solo release: 45s -- J&D (JD-001, July 1966); Magic Lamp (ML-401-S, August 1966); J&D (JD401, August 1966). LP -- SAVE FOR A RAINY DAY, Columbia (CL-2661, CS-9461, March 1967).
Surfin' LungsSurfin' HearseGOIN' TO ROCKINGHAM!No Tomorrow Records2002
(Berry-Christian)
CD -- NT058/CD. Also NT058/LP (SPAIN). LP is a 45rpm double vinyl set in stereo. The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England. CHRIS PEARCE - guitar, vocals; CLIVE GILLING - keyboards, guitar, vocals; STEVE DEAN - bass, vocals; RAY WEBB - drums, vocals.
The HodadsSurf City----2003
(Berry-Wilson)
The HODADS have a video performance of SURF CITY. The band also does live performances of "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena," "Drag City," "Dead Man's Curve," and "Sidewalk Surfin'."
Sound BytesHonolulu LuluSUN & SURF and STEVE & DAVE SOUND BYTES SERIES VOL. 1Sound Bytes2003
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
(Sloan-Barri)
Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- SD1530. "Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'" was written and first released by the FANTASTIC BAGGYS (PHIL SLOAN and STEVE BARRI), but the JAN & DEAN version of the song saw the widest distribution on the RIDE THE WILD SURF album in 1964.
Little Old Lady from PasadenaCRUISIN' WITH STEVE & DAVESound Bytes2003
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
CD -- SD1531. The SOUND BYTES are STEVE DROMENSK (founding member of PAPA DO RUN RUN) and DAVE KIBLER.
The Hal Leonard SingersSidewalk Surfin'--Show Trax2003
(Wilson-Christian)
CD -- 08551705. Side B: music track only. Accompanies sheet music. Arranged by MAC HUFF. Discovery Pop Series (Choral). Hal Leonard Corporation.
Randy ThomasBaby TalkRANDY THOMASKMA Records2003
(Schwartz)
CD -- KMA-070503CD/1.
Box o' CloxGonna Hustle YouA BRIAN WILSON TRIBUTECinecam2004
(Berry-Wilson)
CD -- CMP10519 08169 9 9 2.
The SkeletonsGas Money"LIVE" AT THE AMADOR 1979Almeron Records2004
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
CD -- 1001. JAN & ARNIE"S rocker from 1958. Also includes "Baggy Pants," a song covered by JAN & DEAN in 1961.
UnnamedLittle Old Lady from PasadenaPICKIN' ON THE BEACH BOYS: A BLUEGRASS TRIBUTECMH Records2004
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CD -- CD-8763.
All-Star Tribute to Jan BerryAnaheim, Azusa ...ENCOMIUM IN MEMORIAM VOL. 1Cinecam2008
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
It's As Easy As 1, 2, 3
(Gibson-Altfeld)
Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
Ace of Hearts
(Zekley-Diaz-Berry-Young)
She's My Summer Girl
(Berry-Altfeld-Wilson)
"B" Gas Rickshaw (Quasimoto)
(Jan Berry)
When It's Over
(Gibson-Altfeld-Altfeld)
I Found A Girl
(Sloan-Barri)
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
(Lennon-McCartney)
Bat No. 4
(Berry-Tipton)
Bat No. 1
(Berry-Tipton)
Carnival of Sound
(Berry-Christian-Weiss)
Girl, You're Blowin' My Mind
(Berry-Freese-Gaines)
Fan Tan
(Berry-Gibson-Altfeld)
Love & Hate
(Berry-Gibson-Hirsch)
I Know My Mind
(Berry-Christian)
Mulholland
(Berry-Christian)
Laurel & Hardy
(Berry-Christian)
Flight No. 9 (Cheyenne)
(Berry-Jacobs)
California Sunshine (On My Mind)
(Berry-Sumner-Wolfson)
Continuous Eternal (A Prose Poem) -- Based on Jan Berry's unreleased melody for "Song No. 2"
(Kalinich-Berry)
Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
CD – CMP81632. Produced by CAMERON MICHAEL PARKES and MARK A. MOORE. Guest artists include TOM BAHLER, DAVID BEARD, BILLY BERRY, KEN BERRY, LAURIE BIAGINI, BOX O' CLOX, MIKE DEASY, ALAN BOYD, VIC DIAZ, JILL GIBSON, DON GRADY, PROBYN GREGORY, PAUL JOHNSON, STEPHEN KALINICH, DAVID MARKS, LISA MYCHOLS, MICHAEL CAREY SCHNEIDER, P. F. SLOAN, ROBBIN THOMPSON, TRIPSITTER, and THE WOOLLY BANDITS.
Celtic ThunderSurf CityIT’S ENTERTAINMENT!Decca2010
(Berry-Wilson)
CD – B0013924-02.

Contributors: MARK A. MOORE, FRANK KISKO, and DANI BOSSARD. Special thanks to archivist FRANK KISKO for major contributions.

Last Updated: May 30, 2018.

BAND NAMES INSPIRED BY JAN & DEAN SONGS:

  • Dead Man’s Curve — London’s premiere surf and grunge combo
  • Papa Doo Run Run — America’s Music – California’s Band — PAPA toured with JAN & DEAN in the 1979 and 1980, and re-recorded some of their biggest hits in collaboration with DEAN TORRENCE
  • Surf City All-Stars  — DEAN TORRENCE’S touring band
  • Surf City Slackers — Santa Cruz, California
  • Sonic Surf City — Beijng, Sweden (ca. 1988-1997)
  • Surf City Neptunes
  • Surf City Rebels
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