The Tornadoes

The Tornadoes

American surf rock band formed 1962; Redlands, CA, United States.
Originally known as "The Vaqueros", the band also used the name "The Hollywood Tornadoes" to avoid confusion with english band The Tornados (who were in the US charts with the track "Telstar").

Current members:
Gerald Sanders (Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals)
Norman Sanders (Lead Guitar, Vocals)
Jesse Sanders (Rhythm Guitar, Vocals)
Leonard Delaney (Drums)
Joel Willenbring (Saxophone, Backing Vocals) 1999 - Present

Past members:
George White (4) (Saxophone) 1962-1996
Ernie Tavizon (Saxophone) 1996-1999
Mike Gooch (Lead Guitar substitute for Norman Sanders)
Edward Rea

The Tornadoes Discography


The Tornadoes Bustin' Surfboards (Album) Josie Records US 1963 Sell This Version
GEE-DEE CD 270138-2, 270138-2 The Tornadoes Bustin' Surfboards '97(CD, Album) Gee-Dee Music, Gee-Dee Music GEE-DEE CD 270138-2, 270138-2 Germany 1997 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Tornadoes Bustin' Surfboards (Single) Aertaun US 1962 Sell This Version
The Hollywood Tornadoes* The Gremmie (Single) Aertaun US 1962 Sell This Version
The Tornadoes Phantom Surfer (Single) Aertaun US 1962 Sell This Version
102 The Hollywood Tornadoes* Moon Dawg(7", Single, Promo) Aertaun 102 US 1962 Sell This Version
45-032 Curtis & The Creepers / The Hollywood Tornadoes* Curtis & The Creepers / The Hollywood Tornadoes* - The Thing (Part 1) / The Gremmie (Part 2)(7", Promo) Dauntless 45-032 US 1962 Sell This Version
The Tornadoes The Tornado (Single) Vedette Records S.r.l. Italy 1964 Sell This Version
VRN 34042 The Tornadoes Bumble Bee Stomp / Bustin' Surfboards(7") Vedette Records VRN 34042 Italy 1965 Sell This Version
S 149 The Tornadoes The Swag(7", Single) Sundazed Music S 149 US 2000 Sell This Version


GRZ-024 The Tornadoes Bustin' Surfboarsds '98(CD, Comp) Garland GRZ-024 US 1998 Sell This Version
The Tornadoes Beyond The Surf (Comp) Sundazed Music US 1999 Sell This Version
9501-2 The Tornadoes Now And Then(CD, Comp) Crossfire Publications 9501-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
9503-2 The Tornadoes Charge Of The Tornadoes(CD, Comp) Crossfire Publications 9503-2 US 2006 Sell This Version

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