A Life In The Sun (2CD)

A LIFE IN THE SUN

 A 2CD collection of material from classic Australian 60s & 70s surfing movie soundtracks, curated and annotated by noted vintage surf music and culture expert Stephen J McParland.

 Contains rare material – some unheard since the films themselves were screened – by Tamam Shud (including 3 tracks never before released), The Sunsets (including first time on cd for the recently discovered extended soundtrack versions of some of their classic tracks), Tully, Richard Clapton, Sven Libaek, G. Wayne Thomas, Finch, Python Lee Jackson (7 tracks never before released), Hans Poulsen, Billy Green (with Mike Brady doing his best Doug Parkinson on vocals), Finch, Peter Martin (including two wonderful tracks with Finch’s Owen Orford on vocals), Frog Hollow, Dolphin Rodeo and more.

The collection takes its name from the classic 1966 surfing film by Paul Witzig. ‘A Life in the Sun’ is celebrating 50th it’s 50th anniversary this year.

TRACKLISTING

CD1

SURFING ROUNDABOUT (1965)

1. Steve Little - Surfie Roundabout

THE SURFING YEARS (1966)

2. Python Lee Jackson - The Surfing Years Opening Theme

3. Python Lee Jackson - The Surfing Years Instrumental #1

4. Python Lee Jackson - Highway #1

5. Python Lee Jackson - Over 25

6. Python Lee Jackson - Easy Life

7. Python Lee Jackson - Wave Rave

A LIFE IN THE SUN (1966)

8. The Sunsets - Theme From A Life In The Sun

9. The Sunsets - Windansea

THE HOT GENERATION (1967)

10. The Sunsets - The Hot Generation (Soundtrack Version)

11. The Sunsets - This Is What It's All About (Soundtrack Version)

12. The Sunsets - Animal (Soundtrack Version)

13. The Sunsets - Uptight, Out Of Sight (Soundtrack Version)

RIDE A WHITE HORSE (1968)

14. Sven Libaek - To Ride A White Horse

15. Sven Libaek - In The Wave

THE WAY WE LIKE IT (1968)

16. Tamam Shud - Stand In The Sunlight (Soundtrack Version)

17. Tamam Shud - Pea  Green Child (Soundtrack Version)

EVOLUTION (1969)

18. Tamam Shud - A Song About Love (Soundtrack Version)

19. Tamam Shud - Evolution (Album Version)

20. Tamam Shud - Lady Sunshine (Album Version)

21. Tamam Shud - Mr. Strange (Album Version)

22. Tamam Shud - I'm No One (Album Version)

OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS DOWN (1970)

23.  Frog Hollow - Theme From Over Under Sideways Down

24. Frog Hollow - Sungod

SEA OF JOY (1971)

25. Tully - Sea Of Joy (Part 1)

26. Tully - Thank You

 

CD2

SEA OF JOY (1971) cont.

1. Tully - Sea Of Joy (Part 2)

GETTING BACK TO NOTHING (1971)

2. Hans Poulsen – Getting Back to Nothing

3. Hans Poulsen – Surf’s Up

4. Billy Green (with Mike Brady – vocals) – Bells Beach Stomp

MORNING OF THE EARTH (1972)

5. G. Wayne Thomas - Morning Of The Earth

6. Tamam Shud - Sea The Swells

7. Peter Howe - I'm Alive

8. Terry Hannagan - I'll Be Alright

CRYSTAL VOYAGER (1973)

9. G. Wayne Thomas and the Crystal Voyager Band - Changes

10. G. Wayne Thomas and the Crystal Voyager Band - Morning Light

DROUYN (1974)

11. Peter Martin - 1 + 1

12. Peter Martin (with Owen Orford - vocals) - Good Day

13. Finch - Lady Truth

14. Peter Martin  - Drouyn Theme

15. Peter Martin (with Owen Orford – vocals) - Morning Comes The Sun

16. Finch - Tubes

17. Peter Martin - Searchin'

ROLLING HOME (1974)

18. Dolphin Rodeo - Rolling Home

19. Dolphin Rodeo - Melissa's Song

HIGHWAY ONE (1977)

20. Richard Clapton - Longshore Rider

21. Richard Clapton - Highway One No. 2

22. Richard Clapton - Capricorn Dancer

23. Bilgola Bop Band - Neighbours

 




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