The Lively Ones

~ Group


The Lively Ones were an American instrumental surf rock band active in Southern California in the 1960s. They played live mostly in California and Arizona. They recorded for Del-Fi records with production from Bob Keane. They recorded mostly cover songs, but there were a few originals.

Their 1963 song "Surf Rider" (written by Nokie Edwards from The Ventures) was used in the final sequence (and end credits) of Quentin Tarantino's film Pulp Fiction.

They are best known with these members:

Currently, John Benton plays rhythm/alternate lead guitar and Tracy Sands plays bass guitar.

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license



Year Title Rating Releases
1963 Surf Rider! 2
1995 Surf City 1
1995 Surf Drums 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1993 Surf Rider!/Surf Drums Compilation 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Rating Releases
Hang Five!!! The Best of The Lively Ones 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.