The Lively Ones
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|The Lively Ones|
1963 Performance Flyer
|Origin||California, United States|
|Past members||Ron Griffith
The Lively Ones were an American instrumental surf rock band active in Southern California in the 1960s. They played live mostly in California and Arizona. They recorded for Del-Fi records with production from Bob Keane. They recorded mostly cover songs, but there were a few originals.
They are best known with these members:
- Lead guitar: Jim Masoner
- Rhythm guitar: Ed Chiaverini
- Bass guitar: Ron Griffith
- Saxophone: Joel Willenbring
- Drums: Tim Fitzpatrick
Currently, John Benton plays rhythm/alternate lead guitar and Tracy Sands plays bass guitar. Recent live shows have featured Earthman on rhythm/alternate lead guitar.
- "Surf Rider!" - 1963
- "Surf Drums" - 1963
- "Surf City" - 1963
- "Surfin' South of the Border" b/w "Surf Mariachis" - 1964
- And various best of compilations
- "Surf Music and Seventies Soul: The Songs of 'Pulp Fiction'". Rolling Stone magazine. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- Burt, Rob (1986), Surf City, Drag City, Blandford Press, ISBN 0-7137-1890-0
- Dalley, Robert J. (1988), Surfin' Guitars: Instrumental Surf Bands of the Sixties, Surf Publications, ISBN 978-1-56075-042-0