When the Surfaris' monumental "Wipe Out" blitzed the charts in the summer of '63, the L.A. combo was rushed back into the studio to cut a full album of foam-flecked classics. Inexplicably that LP was never released, but 40 years later, here are two previously unheard monsters from that Holy Grail of surf sessions: early workouts on "Jack The Ripper" and "I'm A Hog For You"--both undeniable evidence that great things are worth waiting for!
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Surfaris, The - Jack The Ripper / Im A Hog For You 7" Single
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    When the Surfaris' monumental "Wipe Out" blitzed the charts in the summer of '63, Dot Records rushed the L.A. combo back into the studio to cut a full album of foam-flecked classics. In one marathon session, the group recorded an entire album's worth of material. Months later, the Surfaris signed with Decca and recorded, The Surfaris Play. Inexplicably, no one seemed to know the whereabouts of the tape from the marathon recording session and the tape itself had become the Holy Grail of surf...

    Surfaris, The - Wipe Out / Surfer Joe
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      The Surfaris’ seminal 1963 smash “Wipe Out” with a new 1963-styled picture sleeve includes liner notes showcasing a recent interview with original rhythm guitarist Bob Berryhill. Both “Wipe Out” and the flip-side anthem “Surfer Joe” are in their original long versions, reproduced on the original Dot label and pressed in red vinyl!