THE ASTRONAUTS





NORTH-AMERICAN SINGLES

PALLADIUM B 610 THE ASTRONAUTS  Come Along Baby / Tryin' To Get To You1961
RCA VICTOR 47-8194 (p/s) THE ASTRONAUTSBaja / Kuk
(a-side Billboard/pop #94)
5/1963
RCA VICTOR 47-8224 (p/s)  THE ASTRONAUTSHot-Doggin' / Every One But Me9/1963
RCA VICTOR 47-8298 THE ASTRONAUTSCompetition Coupe / Surf Party10/1963
RCA VICTOR 47-8364 THE ASTRONAUTSSwim, Little Mermaid / Go Fight For Her5/1964
RCA VICTOR 47-8419 THE ASTRONAUTSMain Title From 'Ride The Wild Surf' / Around And Around 8/1964
RCA VICTOR 47-8463 THE ASTRONAUTSI'm A Fool / Can't You See I Do?11/1964 
RCA VICTOR 47-8499 THE ASTRONAUTSAlmost Grown / My Sin Is Pride2/1965
RCA VICTOR 47-8545 THE ASTRONAUTSTomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day / Razzamatazz1965
RCA VICTOR 47-8628 THE ASTRONAUTSIt Doesn't Matter Anymore / The La La Song8/1965
RCA VICTOR 47-8885 THE ASTRONAUTSMain Street / In My Car1966
RCA VICTOR 47-9109 THE ASTRONAUTSBetter Things / I Know You, Rider1/1967
RCA VICTOR 47-9227 SUNSHINEWARDSally Go Around The Roses / Pay The Price6/1967
CAPITOL 2230 HARDWATERCity Sidewalks / Not So Hard1968
CAPITOL 2373 HARDWATERPlate Of My Fare / Good Old Friends1/1969




NON-AMERICAN SINGLES

RCA 76-1736 Baja / Movin'1963 MEX
RCA 1349 Baja / Kuk1963 UK
RCA VICTOR 47-8194 Baja / Kuk1963 GER
VICTOR SS-1428 (p/s) Movin' / Baby Let's Play House1963 JPN
RCA VICTOR 47-8298 Competition Coupe / Surf Party1964 GER
RCA VICTOR 47-9579   Linda Lou / Bony Moronie1964 GER
RCA ? Surf Party / What'd I Say1964 ITA
RCA (GOLD STANDARD SERIES) SS-2020 (p/s) Unchain My Heart / What'd I Say1964? JPN
RCA (GOLD STANDARD SERIES) SS-2021 (p/s) Movin' / Pipeline1964? JPN
VICTOR SS-1444 (p/s) Surf Party / Kuk6/1964 JPN
VICTOR SS-1467 (p/s) El Aguila (The Eagle) / Happy Ho-Daddy (Hot Rod Party)8/1964 JPN 
VICTOR SS-1483 (p/s) What'd I Say / Money1964 JPN
VICTOR SS-1503 (p/s) Main Theme From 'Ride The Wild Surf' (Taiyo-No Nagisa) / Around & Around  1/1965 JPN
RCA VICTOR 47-8463 I'm A Fool / Can't You See I Do1965 GER
RCA VICTOR 47-8499 (p/s) Almost Grown / My Sin Is My Pride1965 GER
RCA VICTOR 47-8545 Tomorrow's Gonna be Another Day / Razzamatazz1965 GER
VICTOR SS-1524 (p/s) Che Che Che / Koi O Surunana
(issued in Japan only)
1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1525 (p/s) James Bond Theme / Gold Finger1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1538 (p/s) My Sin Is My Pride / Almost Grown1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1547 (p/s) Swim Little Mermaid (Mermaid Swim) / Go Fight For Her1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1568 (p/s) Unchain My Heart / Twist And Shout1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1576 (p/s) Hot-Doggin' / Every One But Me9/1965 JPN
RCA VICTOR 47G 981 Hot-Doggin' / Every One But Me1965? CRE
VICTOR SS-? (p/s) Pyramid Stomp (Beat-Ni Makasero) / Little Speedy Gonzales1965 JPN
VICTOR SS-1647 (p/s) Thunderball / A Taste Of Honey1965 JPN
VICTOR SPC-12 Movin' / Come On Everybody196? JPN




NORTH-AMERICAN EP'S

RCA SPC-1128 SURFIN' 1963 US
RCA SPC-1203 BEAT! ASTRONAUTS! ROCK! 1964 US
RCA ? RIDE THE WILD SURF 1964 US
RCA VICTOR WLP-5-100 (promo) THE ASTRONAUTS - WURLITZER DISCOTHEQUE MUSIC, SELECTED BY ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIOS, VOL. II  (LP)
Little Ford Ragtop / Competition Coupe / Devil Driver's Theme / Bird / Devil Driver / Stingray
1964 US
RCA VICTOR WLP-9-100 (promo) THE ASTRONAUTS - WURLITZER DISCOTHEQUE MUSIC, SELECTED BY ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIOS, VOL. II  (LP)
My Sin Is My Pride / You Gotta Let Me Go / Almost Grown / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Can't You See I Do / Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
1964 US
RCA VICTOR WLP-10-100 THE ASTRONAUTS - WURLITZER DISCOTHEQUE MUSIC, SELECTED BY ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIOS, VOL. II
It's So Easy / If I Had A Hammer / Dream Lover / Shortnin' Bread / Roll Over Beethoven / Johnny B. Goode
(Note: WLP 5, 9 and 10 were issued without covers as part of a ten EP jukebox set, "Wurlitzer Discoteque Music - Music selected by Arthur Murray Studios Vol.2".)
1964 US
RCA-VICTOR 86.466 V/A: WILD BEACH WEEKEND (MOVIE SOUNDTRACK)
Little Speedy Gonzales
1965 US




NON-AMERICAN EP'S

RCA VICTOR EP 86328 THE ASTRONAUTS
Baja / Pipeline / Movin' / Miserlou
1963 FRA
RCA VICTOR EP 86334 (p/s) THE ASTRONAUTS
Kuk / Baby Let's Play House / Surfin' U.S.A. / Susie Q
1963 FRA
RCA VICTOR RCD 82004 (jukebox only 33 1/3 rpm release) THE ASTRONAUTS ORBIT KAMPUS
Johnny B. Goode / Be Bop A Lula / Good Golly Miss Molly / Let The Good Times Roll / Linda Lou / Bony Moronie
1964 GER
RCA VICTOR EP 86367 (p/s) THE ASTRONAUTS
Big Boss Man / It's So Easy / Shortnin' Bread / I Need You
3/1964 FRA
VICTOR SRA 13 (p/s, gatefold sleeve, 33 1/3rpm) MOVIN'
Movin' / Pipeline / Unchain My Heart / Twist And Shout
1964? JPN
RCA 20303 (p/s) SURFERS STOMP
Surfers Stomp / Pipeline / Miserlou / Movin'
1964 AUS
RCA 20328 (p/s) ROCK'N'ROLL WITH THE ASTRONAUTS 1965 AUS
RCA 20340 (p/s) BANZAI PIPELINE 1965 AUS
RCA VICTOR EP 86457 (p/s) THE ASTRONAUTS
I'm A Rolling Stone / Sweet Sweet Child / Ain't That Just Like Me / I Still Remember
10/1965 FRA
RCA VICTOR EP 86466 (p/s) VARIOUS ARTISTS
Little Speedy Gonzales (as by Les Astronautes)
1965 FRA
VICTOR SCP-1111 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) WAKASA-DE IKO ASTRONAUTS
If I Had A Hammer / Wine Wine Wine / Banzai Pipeline / Devil Driver's Theme
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1128 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) THE ASTRONAUTS
Manatsu-No / Rhythm Surfin' / Movin' (Taivo-No Kanata-Ni)
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1166 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) V/A: TAIYO-NO NAKA-NO RHYTHM!
Movin'
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1171 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) WAKASA-NO SHORI ASTRONAUTS
My Sin Is Pride / Linda Lou / Ce Ce Ce / Greenback Dollar
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1191 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) GO FIGHT! ASTRONAUTS
Unchain My Heart / Quiet Village / Twist & Shout / Go Go Go
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1203 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) BEAT! ASTRONAUTS! ROCK!
Hot Doggin' / Brown Eyed Handsome Man / Reelin' And Rockin' / Ain't That Just Like Me
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1209 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) V/A: COMPACT STEREO HIT PARADE
Hot Doggin'
196? JPN
VICTOR SCP-1250 (p/s, 33 1/3rpm) DOWN THE LINE
Down The Line / Memphis Tennessee / Where There's Smoke There's Fire / The Seventh Son
196? JPN




ALBUMS

RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-2760 SURFIN' WITH THE ASTRONAUTS  (LP)
Baja / Surfin' U.S.A. / Misirlou / Surfer's Stomp / Susie-Q / Pipeline / Kuk / Banzai Pipeline / Movin' / Baby Let's Play House / Let's Go Trippin' / Batman
(recorded in RCA Victor's Music Center of the World, Studio 2, Hollywood, CA, May 6-7, 1963)
-- French edition: RCA Victor 445.009, 12/1963/South African edition: "Surfin'", RCA Victor 32.104, 1966 --
1/1963 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-2782 EVERYTHING IS A-OK!  (LP)
Bo Diddley / If I Had A Hammer / It's So Easy / Dream Lover / Wine, Wine, Wine / Money / Big Boss Man / Stormy Monday Blues / Shortnin' Bread / I Need You / What'd I Say
(recorded live at the Club Baja in Denver, CO, September 19-21, 1963)
7/1963 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-2858 COMPETITION COUPE  (LP)
Little Ford Ragtop / Competition Coupe / The Hearse / '55 Bird / Devil Driver's Theme / Happy Ho-Daddy / Our Car Club / Devil Driver / Chevy Scarfer / 4:56 Stingray / El Aguila (The Eagle) / 650 Scrambler
(recorded in RCA Victor's Music Center of the World, Studio 2, Hollywood, CA, September 19 & December 1-3, 1963)
2/1964 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-2903 THE ASTRONAUTS ORBIT KAMPUS  (LP)
Johnny B. Goode / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Good Golly Miss Molly / Let The Good Times Roll / Linda Lou / Bony Moronie / Diddy Wah Diddy / Roll Over Beethoven / Shop Around / Greenback Dollar / Summertime / Sticks And Stones
(recorded live at The Tulagi in Boulder, CO, February 27 - March 1,1964)
-- UK edition: RCA Victor RD 7662, 1964 --
8/1964 US
RCA PRM-183 ROCKIN' WITH THE ASTRONAUTS  (LP)
Bo Diddley / Be-Bop-A-Lu-La / Little Ford Ragtop / Twist And Shout / Baja / Let The Good Times Roll / Crawfish Song / Competition Coupe / Shortnin' Bread / Banzai Pipeline
(prod. by Al Schmidt, a special limited edition promo album obtained as a mail premium from Lipton iced tea for $1.00.)
1965 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-3307 GO...GO...GO!!  (LP)
Hey Sugarfoot / My Sin Is My Pride / I'm A Fool / Little Lover / Quiet Village / You Gotta Let Me Go / Almost Grown / Love Goes On / Can't You See I Do / Go Go Go / Gouch / Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
3/1965 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-3359 (FAVORITES) FOR YOU, (OUR FANS), FROM US  (LP)
Ain't That Just Like Me / Mary Lou / I Still Remember / I'll Stay With You / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Twist And Shout / Unchain My Heart / Crawfish Song / Brown Eyed Handsome Man / Sweet Sweet Child / Reelin' And Rockin' / I'm A Rollin' Stone
7/1965 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-3454 DOWN THE LINE  (LP)
Down Home Girl / Memphis, Tennessee / Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin') / Dimples / The Seventh Son / Walking The Dog / Sweet Little Rock And Roller / Only Those In Love / Down The Line / Where There's Smoke There's Fire / It Doesn't Matter Anymore / It Could Never Be The Same
9/1965 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-3733 TRAVELIN' MEN  (LP)
In The Midnight Hour / She's Just My Style / Let's Go Get Stoned / Main Street / The Birds And The Bees / Laugh, Laugh / Count Me In / I Know You Rider / In My Car / Travelin' Man / Out Of Limits / Better Things
1/1967 US
CAPITOL ST-2954 HARDWATER: HARDWATER  (LP) Medley: My Time-Take A Long Look / City Sidewalks / Love And I / Monday / Plate Of My Fare / Not So Hard / Good Old Friends / Sanctuary / To Nowhere / Good Luck 8/1968 US
RCA RLP-3522 12 THE ASTRONAUTS  (LP)
A Taste Of Honey / Che Che Che / El Aguila (The Eagle) / Goldfinger / House Of The Rising Sun / Movin' / Pipeline
1981 JPN
SHP 5316 MANATSU-NU RHYTHM!  (LP)
(reissue of 'Surfin' With The Astronauts')
198? JPN
SHP 5332 WAKASA-DE IKO  (LP)
(reissue of 'Everything Is A-OK')
198? JPN
SHP 5345 HOT ROD ASTRONAUTS  (LP)
(reissue of 'Competition Coupe')
198? JPN
SHP 5372 ASTRONAUTS O-KIKOU  (LP)
(reissue of 'Orbit Kampus')
198? JPN
RCA 8557-2-R SURF PARTY - GREATEST HITS  (CD)
Baja / Banzai Pipeline / El Aguila (The Eagle) / Hot Doggin' / Let's Go Trippin' / Main Title Theme From 'Ride The Wild Surf' / Movin' / Razzamatazz / Surf Party
1988 US
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15442 SURFIN' WITH THE ASTRONAUTS/COMPETITION COUPE  (CD) 1989 GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15443 LIVE (ASTRONAUTS' ORBIT KAMPUS/EVERYTHING IS A-OK)  (CD) 1989 GER
BMG/RCA BVCP-2301 MOVIN' - GREATEST HITS  (CD)
Baja / Banzai Pipeline / Batman / Che Che Che / Chevy Scarfer / Devil Driver's Theme / El Aguila (The Eagle) / Firewater / Gouch / Hot Doggin' / Let's Go Trippin' / Main Title Theme From 'Ride The Wild Surf' / Misirlou / Movin' (mono version) / Movin' (stereo version) / Pipeline / Pyramid Stomp / Quiet Village / Snap It / Surf Party / Surfers Stomp / The Hearse
1990 JPN
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15556 AH RARITIES  (CD)
Come Along Baby (-62) / Tryin' To Get To You (-62) / Surf Softly And Carry A Big Board (undubbed -63) / The Pier (-63) / Surf Party (-63) / Firewater (-63) / Hot-Doggin' (-63) / Every One But Me (-63) / Quasimoto (-63) / Scotch And Guitar (-63) / Surf's You Right (-63) / Let's Surf Again (-63) / Surfer Girl (-63) / My Little Beach Bunny (-63) / Around And Around (-64) / Surf Softly And Carry A Big Board (dubbed -64) / Main Title From: Ride The Wild Surf (-64) / Go Fight For Her (-64) / Swim Little Mermaid (-64) / Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day (-65) / Razzamatazz (-65) / The Tables Have Turned (-65) / I'm Gonna Buy Me A Dog (-65) / The La La La Song (-65) / Buy Me A Round (-65) / Girls Like You (-65) / Count Your Mistakes (-65) / Shame, Shame, Shame (-65)
1991 GER
COLLECTABLES COL-2707 SURFIN' WITH THE ASTRONAUTS/EVERYTHING IS A-OK  (CD) 1997 US
COLLECTABLES COL-2709 GO...GO...GO!!!/FOR YOU FROM US  (CD) 1997 US
COLLECTABLES COL-2710 DOWN THE LINE/TRAVLIN' MEN  (CD) 1997 US
COLLECTABLES 90 THE LEGENDARY GROUP AT THEIR BEST  (4-CD)
Baja / Surfin' U.S.A. / Miserlou / Surfer's Stomp / Susie-Q / Pipeline / Kuk / Banzai Pipeline / Movin' / Baby Let's Play House / Let's Go Trippin' / Batman / Bo Diddley / If I Had A Hammer / It's So Easy / Dream Lover / Wine, Wine, Wine / Money (That's What I Want) / Big Boss Man / Stormy Monday / Shortnin' Bread / I Need You / What'd I Say / Little Ford Ragtop / Competition Coupe / The Hearse / '55 Bird / Devil Driver's Theme / Happy Ho-Daddy / Our Car Club / Devil Driver / Chevy Scarfer / 4:56 Stingray / Aguila (The Eagle) / 650 Scrambler / Johnny B. Goode / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Good Golly Miss Molly / Let The Good Times Roll / Linda Lou / Bony Moronie / Diddy Wah Diddy / Roll Over Beethoven / Shop Around / Greenback Dollar / Summertime / Sticks And Stones / Hey Sugarfoot / My Sin Is My Pride / I'm A Fool / Little Lover / Quiet Village / You Gotta Let Me Go / Almost Grown / Love Goes On / Can't You See I Do / Go Go Go / Gouch / Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind / Ain't That Just Like Me / Mary Lou / I Still Remember / I'll Stay With You / Baby, What You Want Me To Do / Twist And Shout / Unchain My Heart / Crawfish Song / Brown Eyed Handsome Man / Sweet Sweet Child / Reelin' And Rockin' / I'm A Rolling Stone / Down Home Girl / Memphis / Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin') / Dimples / The Seventh Son / Walking The Dog / Sweet Little Rock And Roller / Only Those In Love / Down The Line / Where There's Smoke There's Fire / It Doesn't Matter Anymore / It Could Never Be The Same / In The Midnight Hour / She's Just My Style / Let's Go Get Stoned / Main Street / The Birds And The Bees / Laugh, Laugh / Count Me In / I Know You Rider / In My Car / Travelin' Man / Out Of Limits / Better Things
2001 US
BMG 7501 MOVIN'  (CD)
Movin' (mono version) / Hot-Doggin' (mono version) / Firewater (original soundtrack recording from the Film 'Surf Party') / Surf Party (main title from 20th Century Fox Picture 'Surf Party', mono version) / The Hearse (mono version) / El Aguila (The Eagle) / Baja / Pipeline / Let's Go Trippin' / Misirlou / Batman / Banzai Pipeline / Surfer's Stomp / Gouch / Quiet Village / Devil Driver's Themes / Chevy Scarfer / Pyramid Stomp / Snap It / Main title from 'Ride The Wild Surf' / Che Che Che / Movin' (stereo version)
2002 US
STYLUS ? INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM  (CD-R)
Heartbreak Hotel / Love Me Tender / Big Hunk Of Love / His Latest Flame / Blue Moon Of Kentucky / One Mint Julep / House Of The Rising Sun / The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Tequila / 40 Miles Of Bad Road / Honky Tonk / I Walk The Line / Ba-Ja / Firewater / Movin' / Surf Party / El Aguila / Ride The Wild Surf / Che Che Che / Kol O Surunana / James Bond Theme / Goldfinger / Quiet Village / Gouch / Thunderball / A Taste Of Honey / Live Surf Medley: Surf Party - Movin' - Pipeline
200?




COMPILATIONS

20TH CENTURY TFM/TFS-3131 V/A: SURF PARTY (THE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK)  (LP)
Firewater / Surf Party
1964 US
RCA VICTOR LPM/LSP-3441 V/A: WILD ON THE BEACH (THE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK)  (LP)
Rock The World / Little Speedy Gonzales / Pyramid Stomp / Snap It
1965 US
VICTOR SRA-5001 V/A: LET'S PLAY ELECTRIC GUITAR (VOL.1)  (LP) 1965 JPN
VICTOR SRA-5007 V/A: LET'S PLAY ELECTRIC GUITAR, VOL.2  (LP) 1965? JPN
RCA PRS 251-8 V/A: STEREO FESTIVAL VOL.8  (LP)
(radio station sampler with one side by the Astronauts [incl. Surfin' USA etc.] and the other by the Liverpool Five)
196? US
DECCA DL-4699 (mono)/DL-74699 (stereo) V/A: WILD WILD WINTER (THE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK)  (LP)
A Change Of Heart / Dick & Dee Dee with The Astronauts: Heartbeats
1966 US
DECCA DL 4751 V/A: OUT OF SIGHT (THE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK)  (LP)
Baby, Please Don't Go
1966 US
NPR LPM 7302 V/A: ARCHIVE SERIES, VOL.2  (LP)
Surf Party
1974 GER
NPR LPM 7304 V/A: ARCHIVE SERIES, VOL.4  (LP)
Movin'
1974 GER
SURFVILLE 1004 V/A: SURF PARTY  (LP)
Surf Party / Fire Water
1980 UK?
CROWN LP 200 V/A: ROCK, ROCK, ROCK, VOL.2  (LP)
Come Along Baby
1980 US
EAGLE LP 310 V/A: COOL BABY COOL  (LP)
Tryin' To Get To You / Come Along Baby
1980 GER
SHP 5370 V/A: INVITATION TO GUITAR MUSIC  (LP) Beyond The Sun (?) / Pipeline 198? JPN
WHITE LABEL LP 8882 V/A: ALWAYS ROCKIN'  (LP)
Come Along Baby
1985 HOL
ARCHIVE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS AIP 10027 V/A: HIGHS IN THE MID SIXTIES, VOL.18 - COLORADO  (LP)
Come Along Baby
1986
USA LP 57592 V/A: TEENAGE THUNDER - ROCK, ROCK, ROCK, VOL.2  (LP)
Come Along Baby
1988 US
SEQUEL NXT CD 249 V/A: THE SURF SET  (CD)
Baja / Competition Coupe / Surf Party
1993 UK
RHINO R2 71605 V/A: ROCK INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS, VOL.5 - SURF  (CD)
Baja
1994 US
RHINO R2 72418 V/A: COWABUNGA! - THE SURF BOX  (4-CD)
Baja
1996 US
LUCKY 807 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.7  (CD)
Come Along Baby
1996 UK
BMG/RCA CAMDEN 74321 500272 V/A: GONE SURFIN'  (CD)
Batman (Movin') / Let's Go Trippin' / Surf Party / Pipeline / Little Ford Ragtop / '55 Bird / Main Title From 'Ride The Wild Surf' / Baja / 4:56 Stingray / Competition Coupe / Hot Doggial
1997 UK
GARLAND GRZ 023 V/A: MORE SURF LEGENDS (AND RUMORS)  (CD)
Baja
1998 US
ACE CDCHD 602 V/A: TEEN BEAT, VOL.3  (CD)
Baja
1996 UK
BUFFALO BOP 55087 V/A: WAILIN' WILDCAT  (CD)
Come Along Baby
1999 GER
CHAIN GANG LP # V/A: PRISONERS OF THE BEAT  (LP)
Can't You See I Do / My Sin Is My Pride
1999
NO TYME NTLP 003 V/A: LET'S DIG 'EM UP, VOL.2 - THE COUNT GAME  (LP)
Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day
2000
NO TYME # V/A: LET'S DIG 'EM UP, VOL.1  (CD)
Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day
2000
BUFFALO BOP 55164 V/A: STRICTLY INSTRUMENTAL, VOL.7  (CD)
Blues Beat  (Is this by the same group? It's originally issued on Vanruss VA-1000-4 b/w "Ski Lift", both side written by Russo-Former)
2003 GER
VARÉSE SARABANDE 302 066 742 2 V/A: SUMMER BEACH PARTY - SONGS FROM THE CLASSIC BEACH MOVIES OF THE '60S  (CD)
Surf Party
2006 US
ACE CDCHD 1155 V/A: THE BIRTH OF SURF  (CD)
Baja
2007 UK


The line-ups (compiled by Jon "Storm" Patterson):

The Stormstroopers
1959: Bob Demmon:gtr, Jon "Storm" Patterson:vcl/gtr, Brad Leech:dms (Note: The Stormtroopers did not have a bassist.)

The Astronauts
1961: Richard Otis "rich" Fifield:vcl/gtr, Dick Sellars:gtr, Richard "Bob" Demmon:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, James "Jim" Gallagher:dms
1963: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Dennis Lindsay:vcl/gtr, Bob Demmon:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, Jim Gallagher:dms (LP's Surfin' With The Astronauts & Everything Is A-OK)
1964: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Bob Demmon:vcl/gtr, Dennis Lindsay:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, Jim Gallagher:dms (LP's Competition Coupe & Astronauts Orbit Kampus)
1965: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Bob Demmon:vcl/gtr, Dennis Lindsay:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, Jim Gallagher:dms (LP's Go Go Go & From Us To You)
1966 Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Bob Demmon:vcl/gtr, Dennis Lindsay:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, Jim Gallagher:dms (LP Down The Line)
1967: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Bob Demmon:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs, Mark Bretz:vcl/pno, Jim Gallagher:dms (LP Travelin' Man)
1968: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Storm Patterson:vcl/bs/gtr, Robert Carl McLerian:bs, Mark Bretz:vcl/pno, Ron Jenkins:dms

Sunshineward
1968: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Stormy Patterson:vcl/gtr, Robert Carl McLerian:bs, Mark Bretz:vcl/pno/gtr, Rod Jenkins:dms (the recording line-up)
1968: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Stormy Patterson:vcl/bs/gtr, Robert Carl McLerian:bs, Mark Bretz:vcl/piano, Ron Jenkins:dms (the group that performed in the Astronauts' last international tour in Asia)

Hardwater
1969: Richard Fifield:vcl/gtr, Robert Carl McLerian:bs, Tony Murillo, Peter M. Wyant

Additional notes:
1961: Dick Sellers left the group and joined the Navy.
1966-67: Dennis Lindsay left the band.
1968: Bob Demmon left the band.
Nov/Dec 1968: Robert C McLerian was hired as the band's bass player, Storm moved to vocalist/guitarist.
Late 1969: The last of the two original Astronauts split, Rich Fifield and Storm Patterson disbanded the band. Mark Bretz and Rod Jenkins went their separate ways, Storm Patterson went to San Diego and began a career with General Dynamics Aerospace division, Rich Fifield continued his work in the music world.


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Morgan Young | Stephan Koenig | Jarmo Hoppula | Ivan Haffenden | Jon "Storm" Patterson | Karl-Heinz Decker | Mike Owens

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Surfin' Guitars - Instrumental Surf Bands Of The Sixties (Robert J. Dalley, 1996) | Illustrated Discography Of Surf Music 1961-65 (John Blair, 1985) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986)

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