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photo copyright Bob KingThink surf rock classics and a few songs come to mind. The Surfari's Wipeout, Dick Dale's Miserlou, Pipeline by the Chantays and of course Bombora, by Australia’s own, Atlantics. Virtually the only successful surf instrumental band not from America.

Echoing the Shadow's Twangy Atmospheric Instrumental Sound, they were snapped up by CBS Records and became a household name with the release of their giant hit Bombora in 1963.

Nearly 40 years later The Atlantics reformed and once again recaptured the sound that had propelled them to fame so many years before. Read more.

After completing their European tour in 2013 The Atlantics announced their retirement from live touring."We wish to thank all our fans and friends that have supported us throughout the years by buying our records and coming to our gigs and concerts. It really made it all worthwhile."