The Astronauts

    Latest Release

    Instrumentally

    Top Songs

    1
    Honky TonkThe Astronauts
    2
    A Big Hunk O' LoveThe Astronauts
    3
    The House of the Rising SunThe Astronauts
    4
    The Lion Sleeps TonightThe Astronauts
    5
    Blue Moon of KentuckyThe Astronauts

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Along with Minnesota's Trashmen, the Astronauts (from Colorado) were the premier landlocked Midwestern surf group of the '60s. They recorded numerous singles and albums and achieved vast regional popularity, but only scored one modest national hit, "Baja." With little material of their own, they judiciously tapped heavyweights like Lee Hazelwood (who wrote "Baja"), Roger Christian, and Gary Usher, as well as covering tunes by Dick Dale and Henry Mancini. The group shone brightes... Read more

        Chat About The Astronauts