Hawaii Five-O (album)

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Hawaii Five-O
Ventures Hawaii Five-O.jpg
Studio album by The Ventures
Released May 10, 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Instrumental
Length 28:56
Label Liberty
Producer Joe Saraceno
The Ventures chronology
Underground Fire
(1969)Underground Fire1969
Hawaii Five-O
(1969)
Swamp Rock
(1969)Swamp Rock1969
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Hawaii Five-O is an instrumental album by the Ventures. It was released in 1969 on Liberty Records LST-8061 and reached #11 on the Billboard Top LP chart, staying for 24 weeks.[2] The album was certified gold by RIAA on July 21, 1971.[3][4] The album was propelled by the hit title track, which reached #4 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart.

The song "Hawaii Five-O" was featured in the film "50 First Dates" (2004).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hawaii Five-O" (Morton Stevens) – 1:59
  2. "Lovin' Things" (Jet Loring, Artie Schroeck) – 2:31
  3. "Galveston" (Jimmy Webb, Al De Lory) – 2:40
  4. "The Letter" (Wayne Carson Thompson, Dan Penn) – 2:10
  5. "Don't Give in to Him" (Gary Usher) – 2:12
  6. "Theme from A Summer Place" (Max Steiner, Percy Faith) – 2:16
  7. "Medley: Spooky/Traces/Stormy" (Harry Middlebrooks, Mike Shapiro, Buddy Buie, James Cobb) – 4:25
  8. "Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (Gerome Ragni, James Rado, Galt MacDermot, Bones Howe) – 2:49
  9. "Games People Play" (Joe South) – 2:46
  10. "I Can Hear Music" (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector) – 2:37
  11. "Dizzy" (Tommy Roe, Fred Weller, Steve Barri) – 2:31

Personnel[edit]

Ventures[edit]

Technical[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ The Billboard Albums, 6th ed. Joel Whitburn. 2006. Record Research Inc. p. 1100. ISBN 0-89820-166-7
  3. ^ RIAA Gold & Platinum
  4. ^ "... and the Hits Just Keep on Comin'", by Peter E. Berry. p. 270.