Covering Jan & Dean

Over the years, a number of diverse and eclectic artists have covered Jan & Dean (and related) material -- ranging from contemporary vocal and instrumental groups to modern surf combos, punk bands, and alternative musicians. (More to come ...)

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ARTIST SONG ALBUM LABEL YEAR
Billy Ward & His Dominoes Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Liberty 1958
 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 Mullican Jenny Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Coral 1958
 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 Speeds Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Bell 1958
 EP -- BEV-180 (AUSTRALIA).
Barbara & Johnny Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- W&G 1958
 45 -- WG-SPN-672 (AUSTRALIA). BARBARA BROWN and JOHNNY FRANK.
Bobby Phillips and the Toppers Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Tops 1958
 EP -- 45-R422-49.
Ceci & Jack Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Gilmar 1958
 EP -- G-220.
Jean & Johnny Jones Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Top Hit Tunes 1958
 45 -- TH-21.
Uncredited Artist Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Chique Records 1958
 EP -- EPC-5050. Also released as a 6 song 78-RPM "18 TOP HITS."
Uncredited Artist Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
12 Top Hits Crown Records 1958
 LP – CLP5038 (HI-FI Recording). Listed as "Jeannie Lee" on label.
Tom & Jerry Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
-- Bell 1959
 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 & Jay Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
-- Top Hit Tunes 1959
 EP -- TH-33.
Pat & Ernie Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
DISK JOCKEY FAVORITE TOP HITS (EP) Promenade 1962
 EP -- A-54. Two-record EP with picture sleeve.
Pat And Ernie Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
RHYTHM & BLUES (WITH AL CASEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA) Parade 1962
 LP -- SP-201.
The Four Evers Such a Good Night for Dreaming
(Hunter-Mann)
-- Columbia 1962
 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 Carroll Poor 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 Gliders Algo Un Poco Diferente (Something A Little Bit Different)
(Adler-Berry-C. Guevara)
-- Dimsa 1962
 45 -- 45-4420, 1962 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
Los Dominic's Linda
(Lawrence-Preza)
QUEREMOS MAS LECHE (EP) Orfon 1963
 EP -- 315 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish. Issued with cover.
The Sophomores Linda
(Lawrence)
-- Dawn 1963
 45 -- 45-218.
Club Gerry Friedrich Holiday City (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson-Gunter Loose)
-- Polydor 1963
 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's Lulu d'Honolulu (Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler-Michel)
-- Salvador 1963
 EP -- 432.920 (FRANCE). Sung in French. Issued with a picture sleeve.
  Lulu d'Honolulu (Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler-Michel)
-- Philips 1963
 45 -- B373.212F (FRANCE). Sung in French.
Los Juniors Lulu (Someday)
(Berry-Altfeld-Renner)
-- Peerless 1963
 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 orchestre Surf City (Deux fill's pour un garcon)
(Berry-Wilson)
"SURF" (EP) Pathe 1963
 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 Kenjolairs Such a Good Night for Dreaming
(Hunter-Mann)
-- A&M 1963
 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 Savages Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
EVERYBODY SURF WITH THE SURFIN' SAVAGES (EP) Decca 1963
 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 Typhoons Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Embassy 1963
 45 -- WB589 (UK).
The Lively Ones Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Del-Fi 1963
 45 -- 4217 -- JUNE.
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SURF CITY
Del-Fi 1963
 LP -- DFLP-1237. DFST-1237.
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
THE GREAT SURF HITS!
Del-Fi 1963
 LP -- DFLP-1238. DFST-1238. Instrumental cover of the vocal classic. This surf combo hailed from Los Angeles.
Calvin Cool & the Surf-Knobs Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
THE SURFER'S BEAT Charter 1963
 LP -- CLS103 (stereo). Instrumental cover of the vocal classic.
Surf Boys Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Solid Sound 1963
 45 -- SB-001 (stereo).
Jimmy and Joe Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Hit 1963
 45 -- Hit 71.
The Delltones Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Leedon 1963
 45 -- LK-461 -- OCTOBER (AUSTRALIA).
The Tymes Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
EVERYBODY'S GONE SURFIN' Parkway 1963
 LP -- P-7035 -- OCTOBER (Various Artists). Mastered July 24, 1963.
The Jalopy Five Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
-- Hit 1963
 45 -- Hit 100.
Tim Reynolds Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Twin Hits 1963
 45 -- 5031.
Big Buddy Lucas and the Wigglers Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
50 FABULOUS HARMONICA FAVORITES United Artists 1963
 LP -- UA S6482; UA L3482. Harmonica quartet.
The Ran-dells "Come On and Love Me" (Surf City)
(Not Given)
-- Chairman 1963
 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 Kings Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Toshiba 1963
 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 Wrigley Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Giant Records 1963
 45 -- 9014.
The Chicks Three Window Coupe
(Berry-Christian)
ROCKIN' ROLLIN' WHEELIN' Star-Club 1964
 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 Spacemen Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
-- Toshiba 1964
 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 Matadors I've Gotta Drive
(Christian-Mann)
-- Colpix 1964
 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 Apson No Me Quemes (Baby Talk)
(Schwartz)
ALELUYA! ECO 1964
 LP -- 300 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
The Language Family Tennessee
(Cason-Russell)
-- -- 1964
 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 Artist The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Song Hits Records 1964
 EP -- SH-30. This was a 6-song EP which sold for 69 cents.
Gil Grant The Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Twin Hits 1964
 45 -- 5076.
Calvin Cool & the Surf-Knobs Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- MGM 1964
 EP -- MGM LSS-161-M (stereo Japan pic. cover) -- MAY.
The Tides Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SURF CITY / SURFIN' U.S.A. AND OTHER SURFIN' FAVORITES Mercury/Wing 1964
 LP -- SRW 16265. MGW 12265 -- JANUARY.
The Rip Chords Three Window Coupe
(Berry-Christian)
-- Columbia 1964
 45 -- 4-43035 -- APRIL. The RIP CHORDS version of "Three Window Coupe" reached #28 on the Billboard charts in June 1964.
  Three Window Coupe
(Berry-Christian)

Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)

Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
THREE WINDOW COUPE Columbia 1964
 LP -- CL2216. CS9016. Also released on CD "Three Window Coupe." Sundazed SC6099, 1996.
  Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
HEY LITTLE COBRA AND OTHER HOT ROD HITS
Columbia 1964
 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
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
-- Imperial 1964
 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 Daytonas Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
-- Mala 1964
 45 -- 492.
  Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
G.T.O. Mala 1964
 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-Bones Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
BOSS DRAG Liberty 1964
 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 Cobras Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
DRAG RACE AT SURF CITY Somerset 1964
 LP -- LP - SF-20500 (Stereo), P-20500 (Mono) -- NOVEMBER. Also released on CD - (No #), Stereo.
The Eliminators Three Window Coupe
(Berry-Christian)
LIVERPOOL! DRAGSTERS!! CYCLES!!! and SURFING!!!! Liberty 1964
 LP -- LRP-3365. LST-7365. Producer: Buzz Cason; Music Arranger: Leon Russell; Engineer: "Lanky" Linstrot.
The Zip-Codes Three Window Coupe
(Berry-Christian)
MUSTANG! Liberty 1964
 LP -- LRP-3367. LST-7367 -- SEPTEMBER.
The Beach Boys The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
BEACH BOYS CONCERT Capitol 1964
 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.
The Tokens Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
WHEELS RCA Victor 1964
 LP -- LPM-2886. LSP-2886 -- MARCH.
Uncredited Artist Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
THE TOP-40 SONG BOOK Capitol 1964
 LP -- T2126 (mono) and S2126 (stereo). Instrumental accompaniments with background vocals.
The Dragsters Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
HEY LITTLE COBRA - DRAG CITY AND OTHER HOT ROD FAVORITES Mercury/Wing 1964
 LP -- MGW-12269. SRW-16269 -- MAY.
The Woofers Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
DRAGSVILLE Wyncote 1964
 LP -- W-9011. SW-9011.
The Roamers Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)

Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
-- Hit 1964
 45s -- DMC = Hit 115. LOL = Hit 132. RWS = Hit 152.
The Jalopy Five Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
-- Hit 1964
 45 -- Hit 161.
Unnamed Nashville Group (probably the Jalopy Five) Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)

Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)

DRAGGIN' AND SURFIN' Modern Sound 1964
 LP -- MS525. Compatible mono/stereo LP.
Unnamed Nashville Group (probably the Jalopy Five) Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Christian-Wilson)

Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
DRAGGIN' AND SURFIN' Modern Sound 1964
 LP - MS536 Compatible Mono/Stereo LP.
The Four Tones with The Penny Rockets Tennessee Stomp (Tennessee)
(Cason-Russell)
-- Young Modern 1964
 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)
(Pappalardi-Jacobsen)
-- Laurie 1964
 45 -- LR 3281 -- NOVEMBER. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Rincon Surfside Band Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)

Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
THE SURFING SONG BOOK Dunhill 1965
 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 City
(Berry-Wilson)

Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)

Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
SURFIN' SONGBOOK SAMPLER (EP) Dunhill 1965
 EP -- #D-1 (with picture sleeve) -- JULY.
Uncredited Artist Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SEEBURG REC-O-DANCE DISCOTEEN SERIES VOL. 9 (EP) Seeburg 1965
 EP -- DN-309-C. Instrumental version of the vocal classic. Six songs in stereo issued with picture cover.
Annette Funicello Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
ANNETTE SINGS GOLDEN SURFIN' HITS Buena Vista 1965
 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 Five
Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)

Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
I LOVE THAT WEST COAST SOUND
Modern Sound (Compatible stereo) 1965
 LP -- MS561.
The Ghouls "The Little Old Lady from Transylvania" (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
DRACULA'S DEUCE Capitol 1965
 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)
(Vance-Pockriss)
THE MANY FACES OF THE DETERGENTS Roulette 1965
 LP -- SR 25308 -- APRIL 28. A parody of the orginal Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Who Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
READY STEADY WHO (EP) Reaction 1966
 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. Sloan I Found A Girl
(Sloan-Barri)
-- Dunhill 1966
 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 & Means The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Columbia 1966
 45 -- DB7907 -- MAY (UK).
Darleen Carr When It's Over
(Gibson-D. Altfeld-H. Altfeld)
-- RCA Victor 1966
 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.
Polo Despues Del Ultimo Beso (Dead Man's Curve)
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld-Omero)
-- Peerless 1966
 45 -- 45/8873 (MEXICO). Sung in Spanish.
The Hot Rodders The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
SURFING SOUND MEDLEY -- 1966
 CASSETTE.
The Top Ten Allstars The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
SURFIN' 66 Decca 1966
  LP -- SLK 16 410-P (Stereo) (GERMANY).
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
FUN, FUN, FUN AND SWEET BEAT Decca 1966
 LP -- SLK 16 434-P. (Stereo) (GERMANY).
Bobby and Buzz "Watermelon" (Popsicle)
(Cason-Moon)
-- Monument 1966
 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)
(Connors-Christian)
-- Imperial 1966
 45 -- 66179. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Fantastic Baggys Pa Pa Do Ron Ron (New Girl in Town) (New Girl In School)
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
RIDE THE WILD SURF Imperial 1966
 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)
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
-- Imperial 1966
    -- 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 Singers Yellow Balloon
(Zekley-St. John-Lee)
WE CAN FLY! UP-UP AND AWAY Liberty 1967
 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 Jays Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
-- Hep House 1967
 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 Who Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
MAGIC BUS Decca 1968
 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 Freshmen Go Granny Go (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Pye 1968
 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 Carpenters Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
NOW & THEN A&M 1973
 LP -- SP-3519 (stereo).
  Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
NOW & THEN A&M 1973
 EP -- LLP222 (stereo, with picture sleeve). KAREN and RICHARD CARPENTER.
Simon Turner "California Revisited" (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson)
-- UK Records 1973
 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 Turtles Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
HAPPY TOGETHER AGAIN! Sire 1974
 LP -- SASH-3703. 2-LP set. JAN & ARNIE'S rocker from 1958. Also released on CD "Golden Hits." Delta 46 002, 1998.
Magnificent Mercury Brothers New Girl In School
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
-- Transatlantic 1975
 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 Nightshade Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
FUNKY & WESTERN (F&W) Phantom/ RCA 1976
 LP -- BPLI-1370 -- AUGUST. Female trio -- HELEN HOOKE, ANNE BOWEN, and PAMELA BRANDT
OL '55 New Girl In School
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
TAKE IT GREASY Mushroom 1976
 LP -- L-35815 -- JANUARY (AUSTRALIA). OL '55 hailed from Australia.
Darryl Rhoades "Surfin' Shark" (Dead Man's Curve)
(Rhoades)
-- Wonder 1976
 45 -- 1976. A parody of the original Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld composition.
Radio Birdman Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- -- 1976
 Recorded live in Sydney, Australia, November 23, 1976. Legendary Australian Punk/Garage band.
Gidea Park "Beach Boy Gold" (The Little Old Lady from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Stockade 1978
 45 -- SUS-007/12. 12-inch single (AUSTRALIA). "Little Old Lady" appears in the medley, "Beach Boy Gold."
Okie Choir & Surf Band Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
-- Tulsa Records 1978
 45 – TSRB 002A/B (STEREO)
The Mechanics Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
-- -- 1979
 Live on the Homegrown Show, KNAC FM.
Bobby Lloyd and the Windfall Prophets Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
-- Borrowed Records 1979
 45 -- BORO4501 -- MARCH. Also released on LP "Hang 11 (Mutant Surf Punks)." Anagram, Gram 23, 1986 (FRANCE). JAN & ARNIE'S rocker from 1958.
The Boppers Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
BACK TO THE HOP (EP) SOS Recording 1979
 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 Skeletons Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)

Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)

Baby Talk
(Schwartz)

Popsicle
(Cason-Russell)
-- -- 1979
 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 Artist Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
AUTOROCK ('50s & '60s) Wheel Records 1980
 LP -- WHS120 (stereo).
Johnny and the Jailbirds Jenny Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
-- Charly Records 1980
 EP -- CYS7071, with picture sleeve (AUSTRALIA). JAN & ARNIE'S Top-10 smash from 1958.
Harmony Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
HARMONY SOS Recording 1980
 LP -- SOSLP016, stereo (SWEDEN).
Nash the Slash Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT Virgin DinDisc 1980
 LP -- VL2212 (CANADA). Also released on LP "The Million Year Picnic," Ralph Records, NS-8409, 1984.
  Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
-- Cut-Throat Records 1980
 45 -- CUT-3, with picture sleeve. (CANADA).
The Malibooz Gonna Hustle You
(Berry-Wilson)
MALIBOOZ RULE! Rhino Records 1981
 LP -- RNLP100. "Gonna Hustle You" also released on CD, The Pier Group, PG-0050-2, 1998. DEAN TORRENCE guests on backing vocals.
The Raybeats B-Gas-Rickshaw
(Jan Berry)
GUITAR BEAT PVC 1981
 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.
The Beach Boys Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- -- 1982
 Live in Concert. Jamaica World Music Festival, Montego Bay, Jamaica, November 26, 1982.
Davie Allan and the Arrows "Stoked On Surf (Medley)" (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson)

Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
STOKED ON SURF! What Records? 1982
 LP -- W12-601 -- 12-inch single. From the instrumental medley, STOKED ON SURF!
Inner City Unit Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
PUNKADELIC Flicknife Records 1982
 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.
Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets "The Fightin' Illini in Pasadena" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Pogo Records 1983
 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 Who Batman
(Berry-Altfeld-Weider)

Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)
RARITIES VOL. 1, 1966-1968 Polydor Records 1983
 LP – SPELP9.
The Halibuts Little Old Ladies Seldom Cut Back (Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift)
(Berry-Torrence)
HALIBUT BEACH What Records? 1984
 LP -- W12-2407 (issued with a special 3-D LP cover). Classic instrumental from the LITTLE OLD LADY album, 1964.
Union Pacific Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
OUR ROCK & ROLL Music Gassed 1985
 LP -- UP0178.
The Splatcats Surfin' Hearse
(Berry-Christian)
SIN 73 Moving Target 1986
 LP -- MT007 (stereo). The SPLATCATS hailed from Buffalo, New York.
The Meteors Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Anagram 1986
 45 -- ANA 31 -- 2:45 version, stereo, with picture sleeve (FRANCE).
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Anagram 1986
 LP -- 12 ANA 31 -- 12-inch three-song LP extended version, 3:32 (FRANCE).
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- Gang 1986
 45 - 007. Released with picture sleeve on pink vinyl. Stereo. "Surf City" is the "hasbeensfrom - outerspace mix." (GERMANY)
  Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SEWERTIME BLUES Anagram 1986
 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 Carvell Dead Man's Curb (Dead Man's Curve)
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld-Carvell)
JAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP) Surfin' Again Records 1986
 EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND). A parody of the original Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld composition.
Surfin' Lungs The New Girl In School
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
JAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP) Surfin' Again Records 1986
 EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND). The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England.
The Skeletons B/Gas Accord (B-Gas Rickshaw)
(Jan Berry)

Jennie Lee
(Berry-Ginsburg)
JAN & DEAN TRIBUTE (EP) Surfin' Again Records 1986
 EP -- SA001, with picture sleeve -- JULY (SWITZERLAND).
  B/Gas Accord (B-Gas Rickshaw)
(Jan Berry)

Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
ROCKIN' BONES The Next Big Thing 1987
 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 Splatcats Surfin' Hearse
(Berry-Christian)

Surfin' Hearse Monkey Pinch Mix
(Berry-Christian)
SIN 73 Moving Target 1987
 CD -- MTCD007 (stereo). CD contains bonus "Monkey" mix not on original LP. (Alternate version). Also issued on LP, Moving Target MT007 (stereo).
  Surfin' Hearse
(Berry-Christian)
SANDY, CANDY, & HANK Moving Target 1987
 45 -- MT504. 12-inch (stereo). The SPLATCATS hailed from Buffalo, New York.
Strandjungs Surf Fieber (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson-Morawitz-Hilver)
-- Teldec 1987
 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 Chain Kill Surf City
(Reid-Reid)
-- Blanco Negro Records 1987
 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 Punks Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
OH, NO! NOT THEM AGAIN! Enigma 1988
 CD -- D2 73313. Also released on CD: Restless 8777256827; and on cassette: Enigma 73313.
The Untamed Youth Surfin' Hearse
(Berry-Christian)
SOME KINDA FUN Norton 1988
 LP -- ED-207 (JANUARY).
  "Santa's Gonna Shut 'Em Down" (Horace, the Swingin' School-Bus Driver)
(Sloan-Barri-Dickerson)
-- Norton 1988
 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' Lungs The New Girl In School
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
LET 'EM EAT SURF Surfin' Again Records 1989
 CD -- LUNG CD2 (SWITZERLAND). The SURFIN' LUNGS hail from England.
Sonic Surf City Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
LET'S GO SURFIN' (EP) Ceilidh 1989
 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 Caps Gonna Hustle You
(Berry-Wilson)
SMILES, VIBES & HARMONY: A TRIBUTE TO BRIAN WILSON Demilo Records 1990
 LP -- DM-0004-1.
Surfzone Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift
(Berry-Torrence)
SUFZONE ON SAFARI Rough 'n' Ready 1990
 CASSETTE -- RR002 (UK). Classic instrumental from the LITTLE OLD LADY album, 1964.
The Cruncher The Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift
(Berry-Torrence)
SURF GUITAR NPR Records 1991
 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.
Streetside Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
-- -- 1991
 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)
(Robertson-Rutherford)
CUTTING THEIR OWN GROOVE Rhino Records 1991
 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 Group Surf Bunky (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson)
HANG TEN - BEACH BOYS AND JAN AND DEAN Tin 1992
 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-Ke Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
TAIYO NO SHITA NO SURFIN' JAPAN D.O.G. Doghouse 1992
 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 Dahlfins Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Christian-Wilson)
STEVE DAHL AND THE DAHLFINS River North Records 1992
 CD -- 751416 11111 7. Contains complete song plus bonus music track with backing vocals.
The Richies She's My Summer Girl
(Berry-Wilson-Altfeld)
PET SUMMER We Bite 1993
 CD -- 1-106-2 -- JANUARY.
The Fouryo's Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)

Honolulu Lulu)
(Berry-Christian-Adler)
THE STORY OF ... THE FOURYO'S VOLUME TWO, 1962-1963 Rarity Records 1993
 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's Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
BIET-HET VOL. ONE Distortions-Waterpipe Records 1993
 CD -- (NETHERLANDS). Sung in Dutch.
Spectrum Baby Don't You Worry (California Lullabye)
(Dean Torrence)
INDIAN SUMMER (EP) Silvertone Records 1993
 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 California The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
WHERE THE MUSIC NEVER ENDS Sony Kids Music 1993
 CD -- LK53944.
Goofy The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
DISNEY TRAVEL SONGS Walt Disney Records 1994
 CD -- 60838-7. Also issued on CASSETTE, 60838-0.
The Capitol Steps "Middle-Aged Lady Named Janet Reno" (Little Old Lady from Pasadena)
(Ash-Biern-Schmitt-Koontz)
LORD OF THE FRIES Capitol Steps 1994
 CD -- CSCD1014. A parody of the original Berry-Altfeld-Christian composition.
The Phantom Surfers Schlock Slot (Schlock Rod)
(Berry-Christian-Torrence)
THE EXCITING SOUNDS OF MODEL ROAD RACING Hobby Hut 1994
 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 Ramones Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
ACID EATERS Radioactive 1994
 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.
Alex Chilton The New Girl In School
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Norman)
A MAN CALLED DESTRUCTION Ardent 1995
 CD -- 7-1507-2.
Sonic Surf City Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
SURF DON'T WALK Trampolene Records 1996
 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 Singers The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
-- Show Trax 1996
 CASSETTE -- 08551115. Side B features instrumental track only. Accompanies sheet music. Arranged by MARK BRYMER. Discovery Pop Series (Choral). Hal Leonard Corporation.
Astro Chimp She's My Summer Girl
(Berry-Wilson-Altfeld)
SHOESHINE CHARTBUSTERS Shoe 1997
 CD -- CD001 (UK).
The Cross Tones Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
DON'T HANG UP! Music-Fone 1997
 CD -- 1111. "The Rock 'n' Roll Answering Machine CD."
David Garrick Yellow Balloon
(Zekley-St. John-Lee)
THE PYE ANTHOLOGY Sequel Records 1998
 2CD - NEE CD 297 (UK). Previously unreleased.
Green Hill Orchestra Ride the Wild Surf
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' Green Hill 1998
 CD -- GHD518. Instrumental (GERMANY).
Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, & David Marks Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
MIKE LOVE, BRUCE JOHNSTON, & DAVID MARKS OF THE BEACH BOYS SALUTE NASCAR M.E.L.E. 1998
 CD -- 76. DEAN TORRENCE guests on backing vocals. Also released on cassette.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra "(Just for Fun...) All Surf!" (Surf City)
(Berry-Wilson)
SYMPHONIC SOUNDS: MUSIC OF THE BEACH BOYS Intersound 1998
 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 Treatment Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
(Sloan-Barri)
TELL 'EM I'M SURFIN' (EP) No Tomorrow Records 1999
 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 Transistor Like A Summer Rain
(Zekley-Dean)
THE ALBEMARLE SOUND Merge Records 1999
 CD -- MRG154CD (CANADA).
  Like A Summer Rain
(Zekley-Dean)
LIVE AT EMMABODAFESTIVALEN 99 Amigo Records 1999
 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 182 Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL (TV miniseries soundtrack) MCA Records 1999
 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 BellJars Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
DEAD MAN'S CURVE THE ALBUM (Motion Picture Soundtrack) Coeur Records 1999
 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 Band Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SUMMER TIME FUN KRB 2000
 CD -- 7505-2.
Goofy The Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
GOOFY GREATS BEST OF FRIENDS Walt Disney Records 2000
 CD -- 333252.
Uncredited Artist Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CATCH A WAVE: BEACH SONGS FOR KIDS Music for Little People 2000
 CD -- R279844.
The Go-Gos Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- -- 2001
 Performed live for AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO BRIAN WILSON at New York's Radio City Music Hall, March 29, 2001.
The Electric Eels Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Christian-Kornfeld-Wilson)
THE EYEBALL OF HELL Scat Records 2001
 CD - SCAT 62-2. Also released as a 2-LP set, SCAT 62-1.
Chicory Tip Beach Boys/Jan & Dean Medley
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
CHICORY TIP IN 2000 CT 2001
 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 Neanderthals Drag City
(Berry-Wilson-Christian)
SHUTDOWN 2002 B.C. Spinout Records 2002
 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 Moore That's The Way It Is (With the Music of a Drum)
(Berry-Sumner-Wolfson)
-- -- 2002
 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)
(Dean Torrence)
-- -- 2002
 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' Lungs Surfin' Hearse
(Berry-Christian)
GOIN' TO ROCKINGHAM! No Tomorrow Records 2002
 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 Hodads Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
-- -- 2003
 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 Bytes Honolulu Lulu
(Berry-Christian-Adler)

Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
(Sloan-Barri)

Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
SUN & SURF and STEVE & DAVE SOUND BYTES SERIES VOL. 1 Sound Bytes 2003
 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 Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)

Bucket "T"
(Berry-Christian-Altfeld)

Dead Man's Curve
(Berry-Wilson-Christian-Kornfeld)
CRUISIN' WITH STEVE & DAVE Sound Bytes 2003
 CD -- SD1531. The SOUND BYTES are STEVE DROMENSK (founding member of PAPA DO RUN RUN) and DAVE KIBLER.
The Hal Leonard Singers Sidewalk Surfin'
(Wilson-Christian)
-- Show Trax 2003
 CD -- 08551705. Side B: music track only. Accompanies sheet music. Arranged by MAC HUFF. Discovery Pop Series (Choral). Hal Leonard Corporation.
Randy Thomas Baby Talk
(Schwartz)
RANDY THOMAS KMA Records 2003
 CD -- KMA-070503CD/1.
Box o' Clox Gonna Hustle You
(Berry-Wilson)
A BRIAN WILSON TRIBUTE Cinecam 2004
 CD -- CMP10519 08169 9 9 2.
The Skeletons Gas Money
(Berry-Ginsburg-Altfeld)
"LIVE" AT THE AMADOR 1979 Almeron Records 2004
 CD -- 1001. JAN & ARNIE"S rocker from 1958. Also includes "Baggy Pants," a song covered by JAN & DEAN in 1961.
Unnamed Little Old Lady from Pasadena
(Berry-Altfeld-Christian)
PICKIN' ON THE BEACH BOYS: A BLUEGRASS TRIBUTE CMH Records 2004
 CD -- CD-8763.
All-Star Tribute to Jan Berry Anaheim, Azusa ...
(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)
ENCOMIUM IN MEMORIAM VOL. 1 Cinecam 2008
 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 Thunder Surf City
(Berry-Wilson)
IT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Decca 2010
 CD – B0013924-02.
List reflects Jan Berry's restored songwriting credits, as of January 2002.
Contributors: MARK A. MOORE, FRANK KISKO, and DANI BOSSARD. Special thanks to archivist FRANK KISKO for major contributions.

LAST UPDATED: MAY 14, 2010.

The Raybeats: B-Gas Rickshaw 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 1970s 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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