Fender IV were a surf rock band of the 1960s. The Fender IV were started up in Baltimore, by guitarist Randy Holden. He moved the band to Southern California 1963 in order to play for a more receptive audience. Their music is strongly influenced by Dick Dale, The Ventures. When the popularity for surf music decreased their style changed to a vocal based sound, and they changed name to Sons of Adam, bestowed upon them by Producer Kim Fowley of Alley Oop fame.