This was the reissue which was released in 1965,the first press was on Chancellor records in 1963. Other Versions (5 of 5) View All. Cat.Both sides written by Pat Vegas. Pat and Lolly Vegas started Redbone at the end of the sixties. Both were also members of Avantis. Reply Notify me Helpful. Marketplace 0 6 For Sale from €2. 0.
Gypsy Surfer/Wax Em Down. Gypsy Surfer/Wax Em Down. Sundazed 287. 45 RPM single.
Leon Russell, Dave Gates (later Bread) and Gary Leeds (later the Walker Bros. to record as The Avantis, producing "Gypsy Surfer" and the surf classic, "Wax 'em Down". Backed with "Gypsy Surfer", it was released on Chancellor C-1144 and became a local hit. It was also picked by another label and bootlegged After recording the final T-Bones album Dan Hamilton rejoined the group for a Japanese tour with the lineup once again including the Hamilton Bros. Wax 'Em Down", " Gypsy Surfer". Arranger for both sides. Surfin' Granny", "Do The Surfin' Granny". Regency RP 107. 1964.
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In September 1963, "Wax 'Em Down" bw "Gypsy Surfer" was released on Chancellor 1144. Both sides were written by pat Vegas, also with Judd Hamilton handling the arrangements for both sides. The single was their debut on the Chancellor label in 1963. It became a minor hit for the group that year
After relocating to Los Angeles in 1961, Lolly and his brother Pat became part of a surf band known as The Avantis, the brothers attempted to cash in on the surf craze, with such songs as "Gypsy Surfer" and "Wax 'em Down" on the Chancellor label, and "The Phantom Surfer" on the Regency label. Snap, Crackle, and Pop" and "Amoeba" were written by Pat and Lolly Vegas in 1963, The Avantis featured future Beach Boy drummer Mike Kowalski, and their recordings earned them an opening slot on a Beach Boys' tour. In 1966, they would record an album for Mercury entitled "Pat & Lolly Vegas At the Haunted House" (Mercury 21059), produced by Leon Russell and Snuff Garrett. By that time, Lolly's guitar playing had earned him many admirers including The Whiskey A Go Go's house photog, George Rodriguez. I never understood why people thought Hendrix was the greatest guitar player," says Rodriguez.