Old-time Santa Cruzans might fondly remember the Square Roots, certainly one of the popular surf/ska bands in these parts for years. For Roots fans, their music is the soundtrack for the 1980s in Santa Cruz. There a few old videos of the band now up on YouTube. Check them out.
Here’s the roots groovin’ on ‘Tears of a Clown’ at the Santa Cruz County Fair, circa 1987:
Here’s a video of the Roots’ song ‘Cruel Steps’ with some surf/skate footage by Tony Roberts: