Category Archives: Friends of Sundazed

TRASHMEN COME TO NEW YORK!

Beloved midwest garage-rock kings and Sundazed recording artists the Trashmen will perform their FIRST-EVER New York-area shows, on October 23 at Southpaw in Brooklyn and October 24 at Maxwell’s in Hoboken.

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Shelby Singleton: 1931-2009

Sundazed Music mourns the loss of our dear friend Shelby Singleton, who passed away at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville on October 7 at the age of 77. Over the course of his five-decade career as a producer, promoter, A&R … Continue reading

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Steve Ferguson

Steve Ferguson, one-of-a-kind genre-bending guitarist and bandleader, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on October 7, 2009. As anyone fortunate enough to have seen him perform knows, Ferguson was a one-of-a-kind musical force, effortlessly merging divergent strains of … Continue reading

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ILLUSTRATED DISCOGRAPHY OF SURF MUSIC

For 30 years, the primary discographical reference for U.S. surf music recordings from the genre’s “golden age” or “first wave.” At 248 pages, this edition documents hundreds of singles and albums, with dozens of illustrations of record labels, album jackets, … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA MUSIC BOOKS

Stephen McParland is a well-known and well-respected figure in both the record collecting and musical research and documentation fields – an acknowledged worldwide expert on surf music and its related musical offshoots. Currently, Stephen operates California Music, incorporating CMusic Publishing … Continue reading

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Studio Guitar Legend Jerry Cole Dies at 68

Jerry Cole, one of the premier session guitarists from the glory-days of pop and rock ‘n’ roll, died Wednesday, May 28 at the age of 68. When he wasn’t busy fronting budding surf stars Jerry Cole and the Spacemen for … Continue reading

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