The Very Best of the Beach Boys

The Very Best of the Beach Boys

Sounds of Summer

Music CD - 2003
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Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Capitol Records, ℗2003
Branch Call Number: BEA
Characteristics: 1 compact disc


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Jan 30, 2018

Greatest hits album of one of the more popular music groups ever!

Apr 17, 2017

Chuck Berry rerouted to Malibu aided by money Dad and acid. Only one surfed. Be true to what school. My first concert, and date, Gardens P.NE. 1964? Howie Vickers and what became The Collectors opened. Stripped shirts never came back. Nostalgia music wanes. Listens to this for earworms not inspiration. Very unsure about requesting this, might trigger something. Probably will anyway.

Sep 04, 2016

Songs that stood the test of time.

Marinetti Mar 14, 2016

Unbeatable pop tunes.

Jun 04, 2015

I really would consider this the best of the Beach Boys. How can you not get into a good mood when listening to this music? Brian Wilson was a musical genius - they created a sound that was just not heard of before. Truly defines a period and place in American musical history. Excellent!

May 31, 2014

"I wish they all could be California girls!" (lyrics excerpt from "California Girls" written by Brian Wilson).

To this very day, The Beach Boys are, without a doubt, one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful pop bands of all time. At the very height of their phenomenal popularity these hipsters from L.A. were the chief competitors to The Beatles.

Throughout the 1960s (and, yes, even into the 1970s), The Beach Boys' distinctive "California Sound" was in perfect sync with the American youth culture of the day which wholeheartedly embraced the thrill of surfing, cars and romance.

Though the band's lineup has changed considerably over these many years, the original Beach Boys were the 3 Wilson brothers (Brian, Dennis & Carl) plus their cousin (Mike Love) and a close friend (Al Jardine). Together these 5 talented dudes were responsible for creating some of the most unique "sounds of summer" ever recorded on vinyl.

This Beach Boys' "Best Of" CD contains 30 of the band's hottest and most memorable tunes (from between 1962-1986), such as - Surfer Girl, Good Vibrations, Help Me, Rhonda & Sloop John B, to name but a few.


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Aug 27, 2009

1. California Girls
2. I Get Around
3. Surfin' Safari
4 Surfin' USA
5. Fun, Fun, Fun
6. Surfer Girl
7. Don't Worry Baby
8. LIttle Deuce Coupe
9. Shut DOwn
10. Help Me, Rhonda
11. Be True to Your School
12. When I grow Up
13. In My Room
14. God Only Knows
15. Sloop John B
16. Wouldn't it be Nice
17. Getcha Back
18. Come Go With Me
19. Rock and Roll Music
20. Dance, Dance, Dance
21. Barara Ann
22. Do you wanna Dance?
23. Heroes and Villains
24. Good Timin'
25. Kokomo
26. Do it Again
27. Wild Honey
28. Darlin'
29. I Can Hear Music
30. Good Vibrations


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Jan 30, 2018

Wouldn't it be nice if we were older?
Then we wouldn't have to wait so long
And wouldn't it be nice to live together
In the kind of world where we belong
You know it's gonna make it that much better
When we can say goodnight and stay together

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