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Though improvisation isn't common in surf music, it does happen. This is an Aquarium Solarium tune I wrote that's inspired by the later Ventures records. Improvisation became more common in the later Ventures records when they were covering country, R&B, and other popular styles. It's also inspired by the guitarist Billy Strange's records.