Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world One of the greatest, and most emblematic American bands has lasted more than 50 years. That makes it almost impossible to whittle their vast catalog of classic songs down to the very best. Still, we managed to come up with a list of the Top 10 Beach Boys Songs. So surf's up, everybody. Let's dive in.
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June 15, Credit: AP. The Beach Boys are synonymous with summer. Their vocal harmonies blended with images of surfin' and car cruisin' are timeless for any generation. This song borrowed so much from Chuck Berry 's "Sweet Little 16" that he ended up getting writing credit. The band was pushing the creative envelope on this song, which Brian Wilson called "the biggest production of our life. Newsday covers the stories that matter most to Long Islanders. We dig deep to uncover the facts, hold the powerful in check and keep a watchful eye on Long Island. The single reached No.
The Beach Boys catalog goes way beyond the huge hits you hear all the time. These are some of their best lesser-known tunes. The Beach Boys have a lot of hits, most of which were recorded between and But they've been making music together for over 50 years and have recorded 29 studio albums. There's quite a few lousy songs in there, but there's also tons and tons of brilliant tunes known only by the true fans. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds , we asked our readers to select their favorite Beach Boys deep cuts. Here are the results. Thinking that a drastic change of location would get their creative juices flowing, the Beach Boys shipped off to Holland in the summer of to cut a new album. Brian Wilson came along for the journey, but he was in rough mental and physical shape and not really capable of contributing all that much.