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Let's Go Trippin'
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. (December 2009)
"Let's Go Trippin'" is an instrumental by Dick Dale and The Del-Tones. It is often regarded as the first surf rock instrumental and is credited for launching the surf music craze. First played in public in 1960 at the Rendezvous ballroom in Balboa, CA, it quickly reached #4 on influential Los Angeles station KFWB, and later reached #60 on the national charts.
The song was used as the theme tune to the BBC Radio 4 programme Home Truths, originally presented by John Peel.