For about the last week the air temperature has been about 75 degrees, the water 72, and the night time temperature about 69. You don't even feel the weather, it's that excellent. I wished it was like that year round, which is what lead to this, the soundtrack to the surf movie, The Endless Summer. I was such a fiend as a kid that I taped the movie with a cassette recorder off of the TV. So I was already intimately familiar with the soundtrack when I bought my first copy at a garage sale for practically nothing.
The music was done by a surf band called the Sandals, who really weren't that hard core. Kind of relaxed, none of the Dick Dale staccato picking. As an all around surf music LP, it might seem tame, but it still works. There's just enough thrown in there to keep it interesting, the melodica, slow tempos, etc. It's like the stoner rock of surf music, except back then it would have been three beer rock or something.
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The Sandals - The Endless Summer mp3 at Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban
The Sandals - 6 Pack mp3 at Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban
The Sandals - Decoy mp3 at Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban
The Sandals - Nine more songs at Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban
The Endless Summer radio spot mp3 at Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban
Endless Summer clips at YouTube