The Catalinas

Carolina Beach Music Bands: The Archive Series

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This two-disc set chronicles the musical history of the Catalinas, a long-lived and immensely popular live band on the beach music circuit. Working from a pleasant, easy, and horn-driven pop style that sounds a little bit like the Buckinghams or late-era Chicago, the Catalinas are most impressive for their dogged longevity, and this collection contains their two biggest regional hits, 1967's "You Haven't the Right" and 1975's "Summertime's Calling Me," which has evolved into the band's theme song. Everything you need is here, and then some.

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