46 Classic TV- and Movie Opening Credits

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Crime

  1. Lady in Cement
  2. The Prisoner
  3. Randall and Hopkirk Deceased
  4. Duffy
  5. Department S
  6. The Saint
  7. The Rockford files
  8. La Polizia ordina: sparate a vista
  9. The Avengers
  10. The Baron
  11. Columbo
  12. Seven Golden Men
  13. Cannon
  14. Deadly Shots on Broadway
  15. The Streets of San Francisco
  16. Superargo

Comedy

  1. Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez
  2. My Favorite Martian
  3. Pink Panther

Intermission

  1. No matter what shape your stomach is in

Animation

  1. Menace from the Bottom of the World
  2. Stingray
  3. Rod Scribner Opening for UPA shorts
  4. ?????????? ED
  5. Ghost A Go-Go

Exploitation

  1. The Cool Ones
  2. Sor Yeye
  3. The Mariners
  4. American Graffiti

Spy

  1. Assassination
  2. The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
  3. Gerak Kilat
  4. Where the Spies Are
  5. Spy Today Die Tomorrow
  6. Spy in Your Eye
  7. Some Girls Do
  8. From the Orient with Fury
  9. Master Stroke
  10. Mission Bloody Mary

Adventure

  1. Daktari
  2. The High Chaparral
  3. Der Schatz im Silbersee
  4. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  5. Robinson Crusoe

Romance

  1. Love is a Many Splendored Thing
  2. Arabesque
  3. The Sandpiper

51 Incredible Exotica Videos

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  1. Koo Mei – Movie MV
  2. Jungle Book Opening
  3. Arthur Lyman Clip
  4. Arthur Lyman at the Makai Bar
  5. Connie Francis – Misirlou (1965)
  6. Debra Paget: Beauty and Glory in the South Pacific
  7. Afro Mood
  8. Desi Arnaz – Similau
  9. Desi Arnaz – Tabu
  10. Efialths (voodoo dance)
  11. Hoton me aisi baat- Jewel Thief
  12. Karle pyar karle
  13. Korla Pandit
  14. Leon Berry – Beast in the Basement
  15. Criborn plays Polynesian Village disc
  16. Ethel Smith Live The Breeze and I
  17. Three Caballeros – Baía
  18. Mambo Brazilero
  19. 1954 (Mambo)
  20. Josephine Siao movie 1/4-dance
  21. clip 5/5
  22. not in current char set
  23. Thelonious Moog – Take 5, 6 &7 The Long Version!
  24. Ukulele – After the Fox
  25. Ukulele & Melodica – Tequila
  26. The Raymond Scott Quintette – War Dance For Wooden Indians
  27. Soy Cuba clip: floorshow
  28. Setsuo Ohashi – Ebb Tide
  29. Santo & Johnny- Moonlight Serenade
  30. Stranger in Paradise – Violin Solo in stereo
  31. Keroncong
  32. Raquel Welch: Space-Girl Dance
  33. Exotica in Space
  34. Pagan Love Song
  35. Reg Kehoe and his Marimba Queens
  36. The Lawrence Welk Show: Hindustan
  37. 196x
  38. (not in current char set)
  39. Misora Hibari in Shichihenge Tanukigoten (clip 2)
  40. Nat King Cole – Caravan
  41. Miserlou: an Egyptian girl conquers America, Greek Song Music
  42. Martin Denny – Quiet Village (from Hawaii Calls)
  43. Les Baxter Music of the 60’s
  44. Les Baxter – Tahiti A Summer Night At Sea
  45. The Tikiyaki Orchestra – Exotique
  46. Movie MV
  47. GeLan / Grace Chang
  48. 1950s Dancing Hillbilly Boys – Vintage 8mm Home Movie
  49. Blue Bossa vibes solo
  50. KTown Heroes ft. Jake Shimabukuro – Bodysurfing (cover)
  51. Ernie Kovacs Nairobi Trio (original music)

25 Eye Opening Surf Music Videos

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  1. Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – Let’s Go Trippin’
  2. Beloved Invaders Movie
  3. Marlow Stewart & The Illusions
  4. Jon and the Nightriders – The Wedge
  5. The Beatles – Cayenne
  6. Los Siderals – Virgenes del Sol
  7. Bob Denver – Ho Daddy!
  8. Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – Spanish Kiss
  9. Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – Misirlou
  10. Glasgow Tiki Shakers – He Never Came Back
  11. The Beach Boys – Surfin’
  12. Kevin Strange – Lonely Surfer
  13. Los Belkings – La Playa
  14. Los Termits – Juarez
  15. Meshugga Beach Party – Hava Nagila / Miserlou
  16. Southern Culture On The Skids – Meximelt
  17. The Del-Reys – Paradise Lost
  18. The Renegades – Kahuna
  19. Sharon Marie – Summertime
  20. Summer 1964 Vintage Home Movie
  21. The Astronauts – Firewater
  22. The Atlantics – The Crusher
  23. The Boardwalkers – Vasquez Rocks Again
  24. The Surfites – Surfville
  25. The Rockers – Pipeline

23 Must Know Surf Music Links

The Vulcanes Masterpiece

The Musicians

Los Kahunas
The Kilaueas
Dave Wronski
John Blair
The Neptunes
Paul Johnson
The Beloved Invaders
The Outerwave
The Thurston Lava Tube

 

The Know-How

My Writings (among reviews of my music)
PAL Studio documentary movie
Amazon knowledge site on Surf
Gary Usher book
Hang Nine online magazine
Offset guitar forum (think Fender Jaguar, Jazzmaster asf.)
Jan Berry, the musical genius behind Jan & Dean
Legendary Surfer’s on Surf Music
Reverb Central
Surfguitar 101
German article on Surf

 

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