1963 Jan & Dean – Surf City And Other Swingin’ Cities

Surf City And Other Swingin’ Cities is the third album by Jan & Dean, released in 1963 on Liberty.

Jan and Dean were an American rock duo consisting of William Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Ormsby Torrence (born March 10, 1940). In the early 1960s, they were pioneers of the California Sound and vocal surf music styles popularized by the Beach Boys.


1  Surf City (Brian Wilson; Jan Berry) 02:30
2  Memphis Tennessee (Chuck Berry) 02:41
3  Detroit City (Danny Dill; Mel Tillis) 03:01
4  Manhattan (Richard Rodgers; Lorenz Hart) 02:26
5  Philadelphia, PA (Dayton Howe; Dean Torrence; Don Altfeld; Jan Berry; Lou Adler) 02:18
6  Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (Henry Creamer; Turner Layton) 02:48
7  Honolulu Lulu (Jan Berry) 02:17
8  Kansas City (Jerry Lieber; Mike Stoller) 02:34
9  I Left My Heart In San Francisco (George Cory; Douglass Cross) 02:40
10  You Came A Long Way From St. Louis (John Benson Brooks; Sidney Russell) 02:24
11  Tallahassee Lassie (Bob Crewe; Frank Slay; Frederick Picariello) 02:16
12  Soul City (Bob Finiz; Joe Wissert) 03:09


BassJimmy Bond
BassRay Pohlman
DrumsEarl Palmer
DrumsHal Blaine
GuitarBill Pitman
GuitarBilly Strange
GuitarGlen Campbell
GuitarTommy Tedesco
PianoLeon Russell
HornsJay Migliori
HornsRoy Katon
HornsSteve Douglas
HornsTom Scott
Background VocalsThe Matadors
VocalsDean Torrence
VocalsJan Berry

Liner Notes

Producer – Jan Berry
Arranged By – Jan Berry
Coordinator – Lou Adler
Engineer – Dayton Howe, Dave Wiechman, Lanky Linstrot

Record Company – Liberty Records, Inc.

Strings – Sidney Sharp