They Must Be Destroyed On Sight!

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Blood on the Tracks Episode 38: AIP Beach Party Series Part 1.

September 1st, 2020

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In part one of a two-part series, Lee is going to surf through the music of the AIP Beach Party films. In this installment he's picking the soundtrack stuff he liked the most from the seven "official" films that make up the series. In part two he'll cover the spin-off films and some of the Les Baxter score work.

"Beach Party" (1963):

--Beach Party & Don't Stop Now --Frankie Avalon
--Swingin' and a-Surfin' & Secret Surfin' Spot --Dick Dale & the Del-Tones
--Promise Me Anything (Give Me Love) & Treat Him Nicely --Annette Funicello

"Muscle Beach Party" (1964):

--Running Wild --Frankie Avalon
--Muscle Bustle --Donna Loren
--Surfer's Holiday --Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello & Dick Dale
--Happy Street --Stevie Wonder

"Bikini Beach" (1964):

--Record Run & Bikini Drag --The Pyramids
--Love's a Secret Weapon --Donna Loren
--Gotcha Where I Wantcha --The Exciters
--This Time It's Love & Bikini Beach --Annette Funicello
--Because You're You --Annette Funicello & Frankie Avalon
--Dance and Shout --Stevie Wonder

"Pajama Party" (1964):

--Pajama Party & Stuffed Animal --Annette Funicello
--Among the Young --Donna Loren
--Where Did I Go Wrong --Dorothy Lamour
--There Has to Be a Reason --Annette Funicello and Tommy Kirk

"Beach Blanket Bingo" (1965):

--Beach Blanket Bingo --Annette Funicello & Frankie Avalon
--It Only Hurts When I Cry (Beach Blanket Bingo Version); It Only Hurts When I Cry (Studio Version) & New Love --Donna Loren
-- Follow Your Leader --Harvey Lembeck
-- Cycle Set --Dona Loren & The Hondells

"How to Stuff A Wild Bikini" (1965):

--How to Stuff a Wild Bikini --The Wild Bikini Chorus
--Give Her Lovin' --The Kingsmen
--Better Be Ready --Annette Funicello
--The Boy Dext Door --Harvey Lembeck

"The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini" (1966):

--Geronimo --Nancy Sinatra and The Bobby Fuller Four
--Stand Up and Fight --Piccola Pupa
--Don't Try to Fight It Baby --Quinn O'Hara

Opening and closing music: End Title from "Horror Express" by John Cacavas & In Un Altro Bar from "Revolver" by Ennio Morricone.

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