Explore the singles and albums released by Jan & Dean . . . and by Jan Berry and Dean Torrence as solo artists.
1958-1962 . . .
From black-influenced R&B with Jan & Arnie and early Jan & Dean . . . from a garage to major labels and studios . . . this section covers the first five years of the duo's career. This period included two Top 10 hits, a Top 30 single, additional Top 100 entries, and Jan & Dean's first two albums.
1963-1964 . . .
From R&B to Surf and Hot-Rods . . . this section covers the peak years for Jan & Dean . . . including five Top 10 hits, four Top 30 singles, and additional Top 100 entries. The six albums released by Jan & Dean during this period included three that hit the Top 40, and three Top 100 entries.
1965-66 . . .
This section reflects the changing times, as Jan & Dean moved away from the Sounds of Summer and into the world of Folk Rock, live albums, symphony orchestras, and theatrical comedy. This period included three Top 30 hits and additional Top 100 entries. Of the eight albums from this era, one hit the Top 40.
1967-78 . . .
After Jan's auto accident on April 12, 1966, Dean recorded the album Save For A Rainy Day, and Jan recorded the album Carnival of Sound. . . Both also recorded various solo singles and side projects, and occasionally recorded together.
1980s . . .
After Jan & Dean started touring again in the late '70s, and into the 1980s, they released two albums . . . One Summer Night / Live (1982) . . . and Port to Paradise(1986). The latter featured both Jan Berry solo material and collaborations with Dean Torrence
1990s . . .
In 1997, Jan Berry released his only solo album, Second Wave. . . the culmination of many years of work, with the help of friends and associates, including Dean Torrence.
Worldwide Discography. . .
View Jan & Dean's records released around the world, from the late 1950s to the present.