The Fantastic Baggys

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The Fantastic Baggys were an American surf and hot rod group, created by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri. The studio group released several successful singles under the leadership of Sloan and Barri, most well known for the more popular duo Jan & Dean. Under the name The Fantastic Baggys, they released one album internationally, Tell 'Em I'm Surfin' (1964) on Imperial Records, several hit singles and several albums only in South Africa.



  • Tell 'em I'm Surfin' (Imperial 12270, Mono, 1964)
    1. Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
    2. Let's Make the Most of Summer
    3. Surfin' Craze
    4. Big Gun Board
    5. Alone on the Beach
    6. This Little Woody
    7. Surfer Boy's Dream Come True
    8. When Surfers Rule
    9. Wax Up Your Board
    10. Summer Means Fun
    11. Surfin's Back Again
    12. Surf Impersonations
  • Tell 'em I'm Surfin' (Liberty 10192)
    1. Tell 'em I'm Surfin'
    2. Surfer Boy's Dream Come True
    3. Summer Means Fun
    4. Wax Up Your Board
    5. Let's Make The Most Of Summer
    6. Surfin' Craze
    7. This Little Woody
    8. Big Gun Board
    9. When Surfers Rule
    10. Surfin's Back Again
  • Surfin' Craze (Edsel 118)
    1. Jan and Dean Live (1964)


  • Rally-Packs: "Move Out Little Mustang" b/w "Bucket Seats" (Imperial 66036) - Audition Record
  • "Anywhere The Girls Are" b/w "Debbie Be True" (Imperial 66072)
  • "Alone On The Beach" b/w "It Was I" (Imperial 66092)

Singles (backing other musicians)[edit]

  • Shelley Fabares "I Know You'll Be There" b/w "Lost Summer Love" (Vee-Jay VJ 632) - The Fantastic Baggys play (uncredited) backing on Side One
  • Jan & Dean "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena" b/w "My Mighty G.T.O" (Liberty 55704)
  • Jan & Dean "Ride The Wild Surf" b/w "The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association" (Liberty 55724)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Anywhere The Girls Are - The Best Of The Fantastic Baggys (Sundazed)
    1. Surfin' Craze
    2. Save Your Sundays for Surfin'
    3. Debbie Be True
    4. Anywhere The Girls Are
    5. Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'
    6. This Little Woody
    7. Wax up Your Board
    8. Surfer Boy's Dream Come True
    9. Big Gun Board
    10. Let's Make the Most of the Summer
    11. Summer Means Fun
    12. Hot Rod U.S.A.
    13. Alone on the Beach
    14. It Was I
    15. When Surfers Rule
    16. Surfin's Back Again
    17. Move Out, Little Mustang
    18. My Heart Is An Open Book
    19. (Goes To Show) Just How Wrong You Can Be
    20. Horace, The Swingin' School Bus Driver [Instrumental Track]
    21. This Little Woody
    22. Save Your Sundays for Surfin' [Instrumental Track]
    23. Alone on the Beach [Instrumental]
    24. Big Gun Board [Vocal Track]
    25. It Was I [Vocal Overdub 1]
    26. When Surfers Rule [Instrumental]
    27. Surfer Boy's Dream Come True
    28. Let's Make the Most of the Summer You People!

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