THE SANDELLS - 'Out Front'/'Scrambler' (World Pacific X-405) March 1964 

The Sandells recorded several 45s for World Pacific but are probably better known for their folk rocker 'Tell Us Dylan' under the name The Sandals. However, this early 1964 single is a double sided instrumental swinger with sound effects.

Both sides feature loud motorbike revving before the group rip into some uptempo surf guitar style rockin' and remain uncompiled but I'm not too sure where these instros would fit. Certainly not on a garage comp.

Richard Bock is named on the label as producer. He was mainly known for producing West Coast jazz and indeed set up the Pacific Jazz label. Not sure what he would have made of The Sandells.


  1. The Sandells guitarist John Blakeley was later a member of Stoneground, also in Stoneground were former members of the Beau Brummels,Tongue and Groove the Immediate Family and Indian Puddin' and Pipe. They briefly lived in England and appeared in a Hammer horror movie.


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