The Hondells

The Hondells

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The Hondells were a west coast surf/hot rod band in the early 60's that had songs on the Billboard Hot 100 and appeared in several movies like "Beach Blanket Bingo" and "Beach Party".

The band toured throughout the United States with the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars and played with a USO tour in Vietnam. They released several albums on the Mercury label under the name of The Hondells. The main members of the band also played on and released songs as "The Weird-Oh's" and "The Super Stocks".

The band members were Richard "Ritchie" Burns, Wayne Edwards, Randy Thomas, Dennis McCarthy, Al Ferguson, Les Weiser and other musicians from time to time. Most of their material was produced by Gary Usher.
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The Hondells Discography

Albums

MG 20940 (C) The Hondells Go Little Honda (Album) Mercury, Mercury MG 20940 (C) Canada 1964 Sell This Version
MG 20982 The Hondells The Hondells (Album) Mercury MG 20982 US 1964 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

72324 The Hondells Little Honda / Hot Rod High (Single) Mercury 72324 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
72366X-A The Hondells My Buddy Seat / You're Gonna Ride With Me (Single) Mercury 72366X-A Canada 1964 Sell This Version
M-1096 The Hondells Black Boots And Bikes(7", Single) Mercury M-1096 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
72405X The Hondells Little Sidewalk Surfer Girl / Come On (Pack It On) (Single) Mercury 72405X Canada 1965 Sell This Version
72443 The Hondells Sea Of Love (Single) Mercury 72443 US 1965 Sell This Version
72479 The Hondells Sea Cruise / You Meet The Nicest People On A Honda (Single) Mercury 72479 US 1965 Sell This Version
72523 The Hondells Follow Your Heart / Endless Sleep(7") Mercury 72523 US 1965 Sell This Version
BF-259 The Hondells Younger Girl (Single) Mercury BF-259 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
72605 The Hondells A Country Love / Kissin' My Life Away(7", Single) Mercury 72605 US 1966 Sell This Version
4-44361 The Hondells Just One More Chance / Yes To You (Single) Columbia 4-44361 US 1967 Sell This Version
72626 The Hondells Cheryl's Going Home / Show Me, Girl(7", Single) Mercury 72626 US 1967 Sell This Version
4-44557 The Hondells Atlanta Georgia Stray / Another Woman(7", Single, Promo) Columbia 4-44557 US 1968 Sell This Version
AJB 150 Hondells* Shine On Ruby Mountain Amos Records AJB 150 US 1970 Sell This Version
100 07 142 The Surfaris / The Hondells The Surfaris / The Hondells - Wipe Out / Little Honda(7", Single, RE) Bellaphon 100 07 142 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
COL 4233 Dusty Springfield / The Hondells Dusty Springfield / The Hondells - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me / Little Honda(7", Single) Collectables COL 4233 US 1986 Sell This Version
C-30131 The Hondells Little Honda / My Buddy Seat(7", Single) Mercury C-30131 Unknown Sell This Version
C-30171 The Hondells Little Honda / Younger Girl(7", RE) Mercury C-30171 US Unknown Sell This Version
URC-1007 The Hondells / Cat Mother And The All Night News Boys* The Hondells / Cat Mother And The All Night News Boys* - Little Honda / Good Old Rock And Roll(7", Single) Underground Records (3) URC-1007 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

SFX-10607 The Hondells The Best Of The Hondells(LP, Album, Comp) Mercury SFX-10607 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
CD 506011 The Hondells The Complete Motorcycle Collection(CD, Comp) Star-Club Records (2) CD 506011 Sweden 1993 Sell This Version
33-8046 The Hondells Third Gear: The Singles Collection(LP, Comp, Mono) Star-Club Records (2) 33-8046 Sweden 1993 Sell This Version
REP 4397-WP The Hondells Go Little Honda / The Hondells(CD, Comp) Repertoire Records REP 4397-WP Austria 1994 Sell This Version

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