Surf music is a genre of popular music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Orange County and other areas of Southern California. It was especially popular from 1961 to 1966, has subsequently been revived and was highly influential on subsequent rock music.
It has two major forms: largely instrumental surf rock, with an electric guitar or saxophone playing the main melody, largely pioneered by Dick Dale and the Del-Tones, and vocal surf pop, including both surf ballads and dance music, often with strong harmonies that are most associated with the Beach Boys.Surf Rock bands: 11 bands in database
|Crossfires (United States)||First Class (United Kingdom)||Harmony Grass (United Kingdom)||Hunters (United Kingdom)||Jim Messina & His Jesters (United States)||Johnny Kongos and the G-Men (South Africa (RSA))||Les Sauterelles (Switzerland)||Moontrekkers (United Kingdom)||Sentinals (United States)||Squires (Canada)||Tony Rivers & The Castaways (United Kingdom)|
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