On December 27th 2013 North Sea Surf Radio broadcast the very first Classic Surf Top 101. For the very first time in surf music history fans decided what the best tracks from the Classis Surf era were. On this page you can find the older editions of the list.

Classic Surf Top 101 - previous editions

51.Jim Messina & His Jesters - "The Cossack"

52.The Centurions - "Intoxica"

53.The Creations - "Crash!"

54.The Ventures - "Walk, Don’t Run ‘64"

55.The Vistas - "Ghost Wave"

56.The Belairs - "Bedlam"

57.The Pyramids - "Pressure"

58.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – "Surfbeat"

59.The Revels - "Intoxica"

60.Al Casey with the K-C-ettes – "The Hearse"

61.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Hava Nagila"

62.The Catalinas - "Banzai Washout"

63.The Original Surfaris - "Failsafe"

64.The New Dimensions - "Failsafe"

65.The Surf Teens - "Moment of Truth"

66.The Pyramids - "Bikini Drag"

67.Jerry Cole - "Deep Surf"

68.The Sentinals - "Exotic"

69.The Astronauts - "Banzai Pipeline"

70.The Crossfires - "Fiberglass Jungle"

71.The Debonairs - High Wall"

72.The Ventures - "The Cruel Sea"

73.Eddie & The Showmen - "Movin´'"

74.The Tornadoes - "Bustin’ Surfboards"

75.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Take it off

76.The Astronauts - "Firewater"

77.The Atlantics - "War of the Worlds"

78.The Ventures - "Hawaii Five O"

79.Davie Allan & the Arrows - "Blues Theme"

80.The Gamblers - "Moon Dawg!"

81.The Hondells - "Haulin' Honda"

82.Zorba & The Greeks - "Shockwave"

83.The Avengers VI - "Heartbeat"

84.The Astronauts - "The Hearse"

85.Eddie & The Showmen - "Far Away Places"

86.The Fentones - "The Mexican"

87.Attila & The Huns – “The Lonely Huns”

88.The Astronauts - "Ride The Wild Surf "

89.Eddie & The Showmen - "Lanky Bones"

90.The Toads - "Morpheus"

91.The Vibrants - "The Breeze and I"

92.The Atlantics - "Crusher"

93.Jerry Cole & His Spacemen - "Midnight Surfer"

94.The Illusions - "Jezebel"

95.The Newport Nomads - "Harem Bells"

96.The Nocturnes – "Baha Ree Ba!"

97.The Lively Ones - "Rik-A-Tik"

98.Link Wray - "Rumble"

99.The Jokers - "Tabou"

100.The Nevegans - "Surfbound"

101.The Super Stocks - "Midnight Run".

1.The Chantays - "Pipeline"

2.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Misirlou"

3.The Fender IV - "Mar Gaya"

4.The Sentinels - "Latinia"

5.The Belairs - "Mr. Moto"

6.The Lively Ones - "Surf Rider"

7.The Pyramids - "Penetratrion"

8.Eddie & The Showmen - "Squad Car"

9.The Trashmen - "Malagueña"

10.The Astronauts - "Baja"

11.The Atlantics - "Bombora"

12.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Wedge"

13.The Fender IV - "Everybody Up!"

14.Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Victor"

15.The Surfaris - "Wipe Out"

16.The Original Surfaris - "Bombora"

17.The Astronauts - "Surf Party"

18.The Ventures - "Walk Don't Run"

19.The Lively Ones - "High Tide (Tranquilizer)"

20.Link Wray - "Jack the Ripper"

21.Bobby Fuller & the Fanatics - "Our Favorite Martian"

22.Dave & The Customs – "Ali Baba"

23.The Original Surfaris - "Surfari"

24.Jim Messina & his Jesters - "The Jester"

25.The Astronauts - "Hot Doggin'"

26.The Avengers VI - "Time Bomb"

27.The Surfaris - "Point Panic"

28.The Sandals - "Theme From The Endless Summer"

29.The Centurions - "Bullwinkle Pt. II"

30.The Pharos - “Pintor”

31.The Ventures - "Journey to the Stars"

32.Yuzo Kayama - "Black Sand Beach"

33.The Marketts - "Out of Limits"

34.Sandy Nelson - "Casbah"

35.Richie Allan & the Pacific Surfers - "The Quiet Surf"

36.Eddie & The Showmen - "Mr. Rebel"

37.The New Dimensions - "Cat On A Hot Foam Board"

38.Eddie & The Showmen - "Scratch"

39.The Shadows - "Apache"

40.The Fender IV - "Malibu Run"

41.The Astronauts - "Movin´"

42.The Ventures - "Diamond Head"

43.The Original Surfaris - "Exotic"

44.Dave Myers & The Surftones - "Gear"

45.The Nocturnes – "Third Star To The Left"

46.The Trademarks – "Baha Ree Bah"

47.Jack Nitzsche - "The Lonely Surfer"

48.The Chandelles - "El Gato"

49.Dave Myers - "Moment of Truth"

50.Jim Messina & his Jesters - "Yang Bu"

For the most recent edition of the Classic Surf Top 101 click HERE.

51 (66) The Pyramids - "Bikini Drag"

52 (46) The Trademarks – "Baha Ree Bah"

53 (49) Dave Myers - "Moment of Truth"

54 (63) The Original Surfaris - "Failsafe"

55 (56) The Belairs - "Bedlam"

56 (39) The Shadows - "Apache"

57 (60) Al Casey with the K-C-ettes – "The Hearse"

58 (67) Jerry Cole - "Deep Surf"

59 (45) The Nocturnes – "Third Star To The Left"

60 (64) The New Dimensions - "Failsafe"

61 (50) Jim Messina & his Jesters - "Yang Bu"

62 (47) Jack Nitzsche - "The Lonely Surfer"

63 (62) The Catalinas - "Banzai Washout"

64 (90) The Toads - "Morpheus"

65 (85) Eddie & The Showmen - "Far Away Places"

66 (75) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Take it off

67 (55) The Vistas "Ghost Wave"

68 (79) Davie Allan & the Arrows - "Blues Theme"

69 (51) Jim Messina & His Jesters - "The Cossack"

70 (57) The Pyramids - "Pressure"

71 (54) The Ventures - "Walk, Don’t Run ‘64"

72 (98) Link Wray - "Rumble"

73 (68) The Sentinals - "Exotic"

74 (86) The Fentones - the Mexican

75 (N) The Phantoms - XL-3

76 (72) The Ventures - "The Cruel Sea"

77 (96) The Nocturnes – Baha Ree Ba!

78 (81) The Hondells - "Haulin' Honda"

79 (101) The Super Stocks - "Midnight Run"

80 (58) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – "Surfbeat"

81 (N) The Sentinals - "Big Surf"

82 (87) Attila & The Huns – “The Lonely Huns”

83 (84) The Astronauts - "The Hearse"

84 (N) Eddie & The Showmen - "Toes on the Nose"

85 (78) The Ventures - "Hawaii Five O"

86 (95) The Newport Nomads - Harem Bells

87 (N) The Chevells - "Let There Be Surf"

88 (N) The Blazers - "Sound of Mecca"

89 (69) The Astronauts - "Banzai Pipeline"

90 (N) The Vy-Dels - "Unknown"

91 (83) The Avengers VI - "Heartbeat"

92 (N) The Surfaris - "Storm Surf"

93 (80) The Gamblers - "Moon Dawg!"

94 (74) The Tornadoes - "Bustin’ Surfboards"

95 (92) The Atlantics - "Crusher"

96 (99) The Jokers - "Tabou"

97 (73) Eddie & The Showmen - "Movin'"

98 (71) The Debonairs - High Wall"

99 (N) Richie Allen & Pacific Surfers - "The Rising Surf"

100 (94) The Illusions - "Jezebel"

101 (77) The Atlantics - "War of the Worlds"

 1 (1) The Chantays - "Pipeline"

 2 (3) The Fender IV - "Mar Gaya"

 3 (2) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Misirlou"

 4 (4) The Sentinels - "Latinia"

 5 (6) The Lively Ones - "Surf Rider"

 6 (9) The Trashmen - "Malaguena"

 7 (10) The Astronauts - "Baja"

 8 (7) The Pyramids - "Penetratrion"

 9 (5) The Belairs - "Mr. Moto"

10 (13) The Fender IV - "Everybody Up!"

11 (12) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Wedge"

12 (8) Eddie & The Showmen - "Squad Car"

13 (11) The Atlantics - "Bombora"

14 (14) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Victor"

15 (16) The Original Surfaris - "Bombora"

16 (17) The Astronauts - "Surf Party"

17 (22) Dave & The Customs – "Ali Baba"

18 (41) The Astronauts - "Movin"

19 (29) The Centurions - "Bullwinkle Pt. II"

20 (20) Link Wray - "Jack the Ripper"

21 (26) The Avengers VI - "Time Bomb"

22 (15) The Surfaris - "Wipe Out"

23 (25) The Astronauts - "Hot Doggin'"

24 (30) The Pharos - “Pintor”

25 (40) The Fender IV - "Malibu Run"

26 (36) Eddie & The Showmen - "Mr. Rebel"

27 (43) The Original Surfaris - "Exotic"

28 (18) The Ventures - "Walk Don't Run"

29 (19) The Lively Ones - "High Tide (Tranquilizer)"

30 (23) The Original Surfaris - "Surfari"

31 (32) Yuzo Kayama - "Black Sand Beach"

32 (21) Bobby Fuller & the Fanatics - "Our Favorite Martian"

33 (27) The Surfaris - "Point Panic"

34 (33) The Marketts - "Out of Limits"

35 (37) The New Dimensions - "Cat On A Hot Foam Board"

36 (42) The Ventures - "Diamond Head"

37 (34) Sandy Nelson - "Casbah"

38 (48) The Chandelles - "El Gato"

39 (24) Jim Messina & his Jesters - "The Jester"

40 (28) The Sandals - "Theme From The Endless Summer"

41 (44) Dave Myers & The Surftones - "Gear"

42 (35) Richie Allan & the Pacific Surfers - "The Quiet Surf"

43 (70) The Crossfires - "Fiberglass Jungle"

44 (61) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Hava Nagila"

45 (31) The Ventures - "Journey to the Stars"

46 (53) The Creations - "Crash!"

47 (38) Eddie & The Showmen - "Scratch"

48 (59) The Revels - "Intoxica

49 (65) The Surf Teens - "Moment of Truth"

50 (52) The Centurions - Intoxica

1st edition, broadcast December 27th 2013

2nd edition, broadcast December 27th 2014

1 (2) The Fender IV - "Mar Gaya"

2 (3) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Misirlou"

3 (1) The Chantays - "Pipeline"

4 (4) The Sentinels - "Latinia"

5 (6) The Trashmen - "Malaguena"

6 (7) The Astronauts - "Baja"

7 (5) The Lively Ones - "Surf Rider"

8 (9) The Belairs - "Mr. Moto"

9 (8) The Pyramids - "Penetratrion"

10 (12) Eddie & The Showmen - "Squad Car"

11 (11) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Wedge"

12 (10) The Fender IV - "Everybody Up!"

13 (18) The Astronauts - "Movin"

14 (13) The Atlantics - "Bombora"

15 (17) Dave & The Customs – "Ali Baba"

16 (14) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "The Victor"

17 (15) The Original Surfaris - "Bombora"

18 (20) Link Wray - "Jack the Ripper"

19 (27) The Original Surfaris - "Exotic"

20 (29) The Lively Ones - "High Tide (Tranquilizer)"

21 (16) The Astronauts - "Surf Party"

22 (22) The Surfaris - "Wipe Out"

23 (30) The Original Surfaris - "Surfari"

24 (19) The Centurions - "Bullwinkle Pt. II"

25 (21) The Avengers VI - "Time Bomb"

26 (24) The Pharos - “Pintor”

27 (32) Bobby Fuller & the Fanatics - "Our Favorite M artian" 

28 (26) Eddie & The Showmen - "Mr. Rebel"

29 (25) The Fender IV - "Malibu Run"

30 (23) The Astronauts - "Hot Doggin'"

31 (28) The Ventures - "Walk Don't Run"

32 (31) Yuzo Kayama - "Black Sand Beach"

33 (33) The Surfaris - "Point Panic"

34 (34) The Marketts - "Out of Limits"

35 (37) Sandy Nelson - "Casbah" 

36 (36) The Ventures - "Diamond Head"

37 (39) Jim Messina & his Jesters - "The Jester"

38 (42) Richie Allan & the Pacific Surfers - "The Quiet Surf"

39 (38) The Chandelles - "El Gato"

40 (46) The Creations - "Crash!"

41 (40) The Sandals - "Theme From The Endless Summer"

42 (43) The Crossfires - "Fiberglass Jungle"

43 (35) The New Dimensions - "Cat On A Hot Foam Board"

44 (44) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Hava Nagila"

45 (41) Dave Myers & The Surftones - "Gear"

46 (73) The Sentinals - "Exotic"

47 (50) The Centurions - Intoxica

48 (78) The Hondells - "Haulin' Honda"

49 (60) The New Dimensions - "Failsafe"

50 (54) The Original Surfaris - "Failsafe"

51 (51) The Pyramids - "Bikini Drag"

52 (53) Dave Myers - "Moment of Truth"

53 (57) Al Casey with the K-C-ettes – "The Hearse"

54 (58) Jerry Cole - "Deep Surf"

55 (68) Davie Allan & the Arrows - "Blues Theme"

56 (45) The Ventures - "Journey to the Stars"

57 (64) The Toads - "Morpheus"

58 (55) The Belairs - "Bedlam"

59 (63) The Catalinas - "Banzai Washout"

60 (49) The Surf Teens - "Moment of Truth"

61 (47) Eddie & The Showmen - "Scratch"

62 (79) The Super Stocks - "Midnight Run"

63 (48) The Revels - "Intoxica

64 (92) The Surfaris - "Storm Surf"

65 (61) Jim Messina & his Jesters - "Yang Bu" 

66 (52) The Trademarks – "Baha Ree Bah"

67 (77) The Nocturnes – Baha Ree Ba!

68 (75) The Phantoms - XL-3

69 (56) The Shadows - "Apache" 

70 (82) Attila & The Huns – “The Lonely Huns”

71 (N) Link Wray - "Run Chicken Run"

72 (84) Eddie & The Showmen - "Toes on the Nose"

73 (83) The Astronauts - "The Hearse"

74 (59) The Nocturnes – "Third Star To The Left"

75 (69) Jim Messina & His Jesters - "The Cossack"

76 (N) PJ and the Galaxies - Tally Ho!

77 (70) The Pyramids - "Pressure"

78 (72) Link Wray - "Rumble"

79 (62) Jack Nitzsche - "The Lonely Surfer"

80 (90) The Vy-Dels - "Unknown"

81 (66) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones - "Take it off

82 (65) Eddie & The Showmen -  "Far Away Places"

83 (67) The Vistas "Ghost Wave"

84 (88) The Blazers - "Sound of Mecca"

85 (71) The Ventures - "Walk, Don’t Run ‘64"

86 (74) The Fentones - the Mexican 

87 (76) The Ventures - "The Cruel Sea"

88 (98) The Debonairs - High Wall"

89 (96) The Jokers - "Tabou"

90 (N) The Surfmen - "Paradise Cove"

91 (80) Dick Dale & his Del-Tones – "Surfbeat"

92 (91) The Avengers VI - "Heartbeat"

93 (81) The Sentinals - "Big Surf"

94 (94) The Tornadoes - "Bustin’ Surfboards"

95 (N) The Chantays - "Monsoon 

96 (85) The Ventures - "Hawaii Five O"

97 (93) The Gamblers - "Moon Dawg!"

98 (N) The Rumblers - Boss                                

99 (89) The Astronauts - "Banzai Pipeline"

100 (N) The Surfmen - "El Toro"

101 (N) The Chantays - "Wayward Nile"

3rd edition, broadcast December 27th 2015