Let's Go Trippin'

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"Let's Go Trippin'"
Single by Dick Dale and The Deltones
from the album Surfers' Choice
ReleasedSeptember 1961
Format Vinyl (7")
Recorded1961
Genre Surf rock [1]
Length2:10
Label Deltone
Songwriter(s) Dick Dale
Producer(s) Jim Monsour
Dick Dale and The Deltones singles chronology
"Ooh-Wee Marie"
(1961)
"Let's Go Trippin'"
(1961)
"Jungle Fever"
(1962)
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"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. [1] 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.

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