The Fendertones Take Us Back to 1965

The Fendertones are an informal group of white guys from the Philadelphia area who have so far blessed the world with 17 YouTube videos and a Facebook page. They occasionally get together to reproduce the complex sound Brian Wilson created for the Beach Boys. It’s one more win for the Internet.

They posted four videos yesterday, including “Sloop John B” (a big hit for the Beach Boys in 1965) and “Kiss Me Baby” (a relatively unknown but brilliant album track from the same year):

While we’re at it, two performances from a 2004 charity concert: 1965’s “California Girls” and its flip side, one of my favorites, “Let Him Run Wild”:

One thought on “The Fendertones Take Us Back to 1965

  1. Thanks for the great music. I’m retired US Air Force, 73 years old and from San Diego. lived all over the world but my heart will always come back to southern Cal. and the fantastic music your group puts out. Thanks again for making me feel young again.

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