Tunes culled from every part of my catalog, demonstrating the many ways I love rock n' roll! Here's where you'll hear the influence of early rockabilly, modern Americana, and just about everything in between…
a PJ original  I first recorded this in ┤64 with the Galaxies - a snappy number with a Mexicanish flair
a PJ original The very first recording of my oft-covered tune, and the definitive example of the original concept behind it.
Origins of Surf Music
The Rovin┤ Kind
a PJ original  The surf music era was barely over when I wrote this shameless attempt to pander to the new folk-rock trend. (I even borrowed an electric 12-string to get that Byrdsy sound...)
The Everpresent Fullness
a PJ original  I wrote this in ┤61 (at age 14) under the inspiration of my first guitar hero, Duane Eddy.
Surf Music Unplugged
a PJ originalá You might catch the original PJ & the Galaxies version on the Vintage Surf page. This was one from late in the surf era that reflects the advent of the British invasion.
Escape to Reality
This brings out the bluesy side of the Mamas & Papas┤ folk ┤n roll evergreen