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Surf rock music on the radio

Surf rock is a genre of music that emerged in the early 1960s, primarily in Southern California. It is characterized by the use of electric guitars, drums, and bass guitar, and it is heavily influenced by the surf culture and the sound of the waves. The genre reached its peak of popularity in the mid-1960s, and it continues to have a dedicated following to this day.

The most famous surf rock band is undoubtedly The Beach Boys, whose harmonies and catchy melodies captured the spirit of the surf culture. Other notable artists in the genre include Dick Dale, The Ventures, and Jan and Dean. Dick Dale, known as the "King of the Surf Guitar," is credited with inventing the surf guitar sound and popularizing it with hits such as "Misirlou" and "Let's Go Trippin'."

Surf rock has also influenced a number of modern bands, including The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys, who have incorporated elements of the genre into their music.

If you're a fan of surf rock, there are a number of radio stations that play the genre. Surf Rock Radio is an online station that plays nothing but surf rock, while KFJC 89.7 FM in California and WFMU 91.1 FM in New Jersey both have regular surf rock programming. So, whether you're a seasoned fan or a curious newcomer, there's plenty of surf rock to ride the waves with.