Let's Go Trippin'

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"Let's Go Trippin'"
Single by Dick Dale and the Deltones
from the album Surfers' Choice
Released September 1961
Format vinyl record (7")
Recorded 1961
Genre Surf rock, rock and roll
Length 2:10
Label Deltone
Writer(s) Dick Dale
Producer(s) Jim Monsour
Dick Dale and the Deltones singles chronology
"Ooh-Wee Marie"
"Let's Go Trippin"
"Jungle Fever"
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"Let's Go Trippin'" is an instrumental by Dick Dale and the Del-Tones. It is often regarded as the first surf rock instrumental. First played in public in 1960 at the Rendezvous ballroom in Balboa, Ca. It quickly reached #4 on influential Los Angeles station KFWB, and later reached #60 on the national charts.

The song was used as the theme tune to the BBC Radio 4 programme Home Truths, originally presented by John Peel.