This website is the Story of the RIP CHORDS from one of the two original RIP CHORDS. The RIP CHORDS recorded from 1962-1965 at Columbia Records in Hollywood, California. Please take a moment to visit the main page, and read the true story of how the RIP CHORDS started and evolved.
- WQAM 1963 Survey Listed “Here I Stand” as #16 on the March 30 ‘survey’
- WLS 1963 top 40 list — “Here I Stand” is #32 in it’s 3rd week of release, May 3, 1963
- WLS 1963 top 40 list — “Here I Stand” is # 16 in it’s sixth week of release, May 24, 1963
- Anopheles Records – Homestead & Wolfe – The Gold Star Tapes 1973-75
Purchase these from SunDazed Records
|Hear selections of a few songs from these origal albums:|
|Little Deuce Coupe
’40 Ford Time
She Thinks I Still Care
|Three Window Coupe
This Little Woodie
Hot Rod U.S.A.
Old Car Made In ’52
My Big Gun Board
THE 2006 Columbia / Sundazed “Best of” release, says it best:
NO GROUP EPITOMIZED THE SUN-SOAKED CALIFORNIA SOUND BETTER THAN THE fabulous Rip ChordsLed by legendary producer Terry Melcher along with future Beach Boy Bruce Johnston and ace-vocalists Ernie Bringas and Phil Stewart, these long-board big-guns left an indelible mark on the surf’n strip sounds of the ‘60s…. the best of the Rip Chords! 20 trophy winning tracks!
Click here to read Ernie’s Story of the Rip Chords
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Ernie Bringas Author – Homestead & Wolfe