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The Hollywood Persuaders

When Paul Buff came up with a Mexican-sounding instrumental entitled "Tijuana Surf" at his Pal Studios in Cucamonga, California, he asked fellow Pal musician Frank Zappa to write a B-side. Zappa turned in the brilliant, fuzz-toned instrumental "Grunion Run," and Buff sold the recordings to Art Laboe's Original Sound label. The Hollywood Persuaders became Buff's performing name, but they were not a band! With very few exceptions, Paul Buff would play all the instruments. Read more on

The Hollywood Persuaders has 2 songs that have been featured in movies like Hellgate, The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie and Natural Born Killers. What is your favorite song by The Hollywood Persuaders?


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