Challengers, The

Also known as Challengers, Challengers Guitars, The
Members of Challengers, The: Art Fisher, Glenn Grey, Jim Roberts (2), Randy Nauert, Richard Delvy
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.thechallengersband.com/

Discography of Challengers, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Surfbeat 12 Audio 1963 Vault
2 Wipe Out 12 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo
3 What If It Should Rain / Milord 2 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo
4 Surf's Up! The Challengers On TV 14 Audio 1965 Vault
5 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang / Lonely Little Girl 4 Audio 1968 GNP Crescendo
6 Surfbeat 18 Audio 1985 Edsel Records
7 K-39 11 Audio 1964 Vault
8 25 Greatest Instrumental Hits 25 Audio 1989 Music-Box
9 The Best Of The Challengers 14 Audio 1982 Rhino Records (2)
10 Lloyd Thaxton Goes Surfing With The Challengers 12 Audio 1963-04-00 Vault
11 Billy Strange & The Challengers 12 Audio 1967 GNP Crescendo
12 Billy Strange & The Challengers 12 Audio 1967 GNP Crescendo
13 Light My Fire With Classical Gas 11 Audio 1968 GNP Crescendo
14 The Man From U.N.C.L.E. 12 Audio 1965 GNP Crescendo
15 Vanilla Funk 11 Audio 1970 GNP Crescendo
16 The Challengers On The Move 14 Audio 1994-08-30 Sundazed Music
17 The Water Country / Everything To Me 2 Audio 1965 GNP Crescendo
18 A Go Go / Vol. 1 12 Audio 1966-06-00 CSJ Records
19 California Kicks 12 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo
20 Lloyd Thaxton Goes Surfing With The Challengers 14 Audio 1994 Sundazed Music
21 Torquay / Bulldog 2 Audio 1963 Vault
22 Ritmo De Juventud 12 Audio Circulo Musical
23 Extraños En La Noche 12 Audio Circulo Musical
24 25 Greatest Instrumental Hits 25 Audio 1991 GNP Crescendo
25 At The Teen-Age Fair 12 Audio 1965 Vogue Schallplatten
26 On The Move / Foot Tapper 2 Audio 1963 Vault
27 Wipe Out 12 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo
28 K-39 15 Audio 1994 Sundazed Music
29 Go Sidewalk Surfing! 14 Audio 1996 Sundazed Music
30 Wipe Out 2 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo
31 Torquay / Bulldog 2 Audio 1963 Stateside
32 Billy Strange & The Challengers 12 Audio GNP Crescendo
33 The Challengers On The Move (Surfing Around The World) 10 Audio 1963 Vault
34 A Go Go 11 Audio 1966 Vault
35 Wipe Out 12 Audio GNP Crescendo
36 Surfing With The Challengers 12 Audio 1963 Vault
37 Billy Strange & The Challengers 12 Audio 1966 GNP Crescendo


The Challengers were an instrumental surf music band started in late 1962. They were located in Los Angeles. They represented a growing love for surf music and helped make the genre popular. Their debut album "Surfbeat" was the biggest selling surf album of all time and helped bring surf music from California to the rest of the world.


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