Wipe Out

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Wipe Out was a hit record from 1963 (although originally the B side) by the surf rock band The Surfaris. Recorded at the Pal Studio in 1962 it remains popular and is widely covered.

An applause-meter type test indicates that the crowd does not want Caravan with a drum solo. "All right, we'll play Wipe Out (the nadir of early-'60s schlock). Which they proceed to do, in three tempos at once. The mindless riff of Wipe Out melts like plastic.

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