Not if every tune was played with an open F just to accommodate
the sax player. Every surf song had repeating rhythmic strikes on the open E string. Funny thing is, kids from all over watched Dick and tried to play with that open note. A capo on the first fret would have done it.
If all you did was play every note in F, it would be a piece of cake.
Oh, then when you met arrogant "jazzers" like me, Misty, or any song originally played in Eb would be no problem (LOL).
Be well. I am glad to have known Dick.