Surf rock guitar icon Merrell Fankhauser brings the magic of his long-running TV show TIKI LOUNGE to CD!

One of the true innovators of surf rock music, Merrell Fankhauser has been a mainstay of the music scene in both California and Hawaii for decades, not only performing live, but also producing a much-loved TV variety show “The Tiki Lounge.” Now fans of all ages can experience the magic created by Fankhauser with this live concert album, Tiki Lounge Live, which will be released on January 12 via Goldenlane Records. Enjoy performances by Fankhauser plus special guests Ed Cassidy from Spirit, The Brymers, Lindsey Ikeno, and more!
Merrell Fankhauser’s career began in the 1960s with instrumental surf rock band The Impacts whose hit album Wipe Out is now revered as one of the best surf rock albums of the era. He then formed two other bands, Merrell & The exiled and HMS Bounty, before embarking on a formative move to the island of Maui in 1973 with his band MU. Later projects found Fankhauser collaborating with everyone from drummer Gary Malabar to Steve Miller Band and John Cipollina of Mercury Messenger A service.

List of tracks:

1. Merrell – Fair Winds Blow

2. The Brymers – Love of Rock’n’Roll

3. Lindsey Ikeno – My IPO

4. Tim Fankhauser – Witch Doctor

5. Merrell – Jungle Lo Lo Band

6. Merrell – Sweet Janeita

7. Merrell – Nawiliwili with you

8. Merrell – Feelin Ok

9. Merrell and Ed Cassidy – Outside of the city

10. Big John – Rockin Country

12. Merrell – Tiki Lounge

Buy the digital version here!
Visit the official Merrell Fankhauser website here!

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