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BIRTHDAYS: Mike Love (March 15, 1941) ~ Brian Wilson (June 20, 1942) ~ Al Jardine (September 3, 1942) ~ Carl Wilson (December 21, 1946 - February 6, 1998) ~ Dennis Wilson (December 4, 1944 - December 28, 1983)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 1 (Lifetime Achievement)
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ROLLING STONE: '100 Greatest Artists of All Time': # 12
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ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1988

 
TIMELINE

The Beach Boysbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys dominated the US charts in the 1960s while the British invasion was a strong force. The roots of the Beach Boys started in California in 1961 with the brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and a friend, Alan Jardine.

1962...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Jardine quit the band to return to college. He was replaced by David Lee Marks.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys signed with Capitol Records.

October
The Beach Boys - Surfin' Safaributton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released their debut LP Surfin' Safari.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Surfin'," "409," and their first Top 40 hit "Surfin' Safari."

1963...

March
The Beach Boys - Surfin' USAbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Surfin' USA.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Jardine returned to the group.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Marks, who had replaced Jardine, left the group.

September
The Beach Boys - Surfer Girlbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Surfer Girl.

October
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Little Deuce Coupe was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Ten Little Indians," "Shut Down," "Surfer Girl," "Little Deuce Coupe," "Be True To Your School," "In My Room," and their first Top 10 hit "Surfin' USA."

1964...

March
The Beach Boys - Shut Down, Volume 2button.gif (123 bytes) Shut Down, Volume 2 was released.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The holiday LP The Beach Boys Christmas Album was released.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) All Summer Long was released.
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit #1 for 2 weeks on the Billboard charts with "I Get Around."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys performed on The Ed Sullivan Show.

October
Beach Boys - 'Beach Boys Concert'button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys Concert was released - the set was recorded during the year in California.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The psychological problems of Brian Wilson became public with the new that he had a nervous breakdown. This led to a long break from touring with the band.
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The Beach Boys Concert topped the Billboard LP chart for 4 weeks.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Don't Worry Baby," "When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)," "Little Honda," and "Dance, Dance, Dance."

1965...

March
The Beach Boys Today!button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys Today! was released.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit #1 on the Billboard charts for 2 weeks with "Help Me, Rhonda."

June
The Beach Boys - Summer Days (And Summer Nights)button.gif (123 bytes) Summer Days (And Summer Nights) was released with the classic "California Girls."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Beach Boys Party was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Do You Wanna Dance?," "Please Let Me Wonder," and "California Girls."

1966...

April
The Beach Boys - Pet Soundsbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit #1 for a week on the Billboard charts with "Good Vibrations."
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available for download at Available for download at iTunes mp3 Available at Amazon.com)

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Pet Sounds.

June
The Beach Boys - "God Only Knows" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Best Of The Beach Boys was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Barbara Ann," "Sloop John B," "Wouldn't It Be Nice," and "God Only Knows."

1967...

September
The Beach Boys - Smiley Smilebutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Smiley Smile.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Wild Honey was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Heroes And Villains" and "Wild Honey."

1968...

June
The Beach Boys - Friendsbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Friends.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Stack-O-Tracks was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Friends," "Do It Again," and "Bluebirds Over The Mountain."

button.gif (123 bytes) During the year, Dennis Wilson was associated with Charles Manson prior to the Manson family murder spree the following year.

1969...

February
The Beach Boys - 20/20button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released 20/20.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys ended their relationship with Capitol Records with a $2 million lawsuit for unpaid royalties.

1970...

February
The Beach Boys - "Good Vibrations" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys signed with Warner Brothers Records.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Beach Boys '69 - Live In London was released.

August
The Beach Boys - Sunflowerbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Sunflower.

1971...

October
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Surf's Up was released.

1972...

May
The Beach Boys - Carl And The Passions - So Toughbutton.gif (123 bytes) Carl And The Passions - So Tough was released.

1973...'

January
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Holland.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys In Concert was released.

1974...

June
The Beach Boys - Endless Summerbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Endless Summer.

October
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Endless Summer topped the Billboard LP chart for a week.

1975

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Spirit Of America was released.

1976...

June
The Beach Boys - 15 Big Onesbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released 15 Big Ones.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Rock And Roll Music" and "It's O.K."

1977...

April
The Beach Boys - Love Youbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Love You.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Bruce Johnston released the solo LP Going Public.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Dennis Wilson released the solo LP Pacific Ocean Blue.

1978...

October
The Beach Boys - M.I.U. Albumbutton.gif (123 bytes) M.I.U. Album was released.

1979...

March
button.gif (123 bytes) L.A. (Light Album) was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Good Timin'."

1980...

March
The Beach Boys - Keepin' The Summer Alivebutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Keepin' The Summer Alive.

1981...# 61 Singles Artist of the Year

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the Top 40 with "The Beach Boys Medley."
from the LP
Sunshine Dream
ARC chart run: 40 - 34 - 30 - 20 - 17 - 15 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 29 - off
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October
The Beach Boys - "The Beach Boys Medley" (Single) button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the Top 10 with "The Beach Boys Medley."
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Ten Years Of Harmony was released.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the Top 40 with "Come Go With Me."

1983...

December
button.gif (123 bytes) On December 28th, Dennis Wilson died at age 39 after drowning.

1985...

May
The Beach Boys LPbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys was released.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the charts with "Getcha Back."

1986...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Made In The U.S.A. was released.

1988... # 62 Singles Artist of the Year

January
The Beach Boys - "California Girls" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys were honored at the American Music Awards with the Award of Merit.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released the solo LP Brian Wilson.

September
The Beach Boys - "Kokomo" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit the Top 40 with "Kokomo."
from the LP
Still Cruisin'
ARC chart run: 37 - 30 - 22 - 16 - 7 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 8 - 13 - 21 - 31 - off
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November
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys hit #1 for a week with "Kokomo" from the soundtrack to Cocktail.

1989...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("Kokomo").

September
The Beach Boys - Still Cruisin'button.gif (123 bytes) Still Cruisin' was released with the hits "Kokomo" and "Wipe Out" remake with The Fat Boys.

1991...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Lost And Found (1961-1962) was released.

1992...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released Summer In Paradise.

1994...

June
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations: Thirty Years Of The Beach Boys (box set)button.gif (123 bytes) The box set Good Vibrations: Thirty Years Of The Beach Boys was released.

1995...

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The hits collection 20 Good Vibrations - The Greatest Hits was released.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released the solo LP I Just Wasn't Made For These Times.

1997...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll includes "California Girls," "Don't Worry Baby," "God Only Knows," "Good Vibrations," and "Surfin' USA."

October
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Perfect Harmony was released.

November
The Beach Boys - The Pet Sounds Sessions (box set)button.gif (123 bytes) The box set The Pet Sounds Sessions was released.

1998...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Carl Wilson died February 6th at the age of 51 in Los Angeles from complications of lung cancer. The lead guitarist and co-founder of the band was diagnosed with brain and lung cancer last year and was undergoing chemotherapy. Wilson was survived by his wife and 2 sons.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Ranked # 13 on VH1: Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll (and # 17 on Rock On The Net's Poll).

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released Imagination.

September
The Beach Boys - Christmas With The Beach Boysbutton.gif (123 bytes) The holiday collection Christmas With The Beach Boys was released.

2000...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Rock Songs includes "Good Vibrations" # 8, "God Only Knows" at # 72, and "California Girls" at # 76.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boy's Greatest Hits - Volume 3 was released.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released Live At The Roxy Theatre.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone & MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs includes "Good Vibrations" at # 70.

2001...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Albums includes Pet Sounds at # 3.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Long Form (Endless Harmony). They were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Hawthorne, CA: Birthplace Of A Musical Legacy was released.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Al Jardine filed a $4 million lawsuit against members of the Beach Boys for giving Mike Love exclusive right to tour with the Beach Boys name.

2002...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live was released.

June
The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Classics Selected By Brian WIlsonbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys Classics Selected By Brian WIlson was released.

2003...

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Good Timin' - Live At Knebworth 1980 was released.

June
The Beach Boys - Sounds Of Summer - The Very Best Of The Beach Boysbutton.gif (123 bytes) The compilation Sounds Of Summer - The Very Best Of The Beach Boys was released which included 30 older and more recent hits.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Endless Summer was certified 3x platinum, Made In The U.S.A. was certified 2x platinum, Still Cruisin' was certified platinum, and Sounds Of Summer was certified gold.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: # 2: Pet Sounds, # 270: The Beach Boys Today!, # 380: Sunflower.

2004..

April
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Rolling Stone: The Immortals - The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time included the Beach Boys at # 12.

September
The Beach Boys - The Warmth Of The Sunbutton.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released Smile.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time included "Good Vibrations" at # 6, "God Only Knows" at # 25, and "California Girls" at # 71.

button.gif (123 bytes) # 333 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2005...

November
Brian Wilson - 'In The Key Of Disney'button.gif (123 bytes) Mike Love filed a lawsuit against Brian Wilson over Wilson's LP Smile saying the promotion for the LP negatively impacted the sales of Beach Boys LPs.

2007...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The Warmth Of The Sun was released.

2011...

October
Beach Boys - 'That's Why God Made The Radio'button.gif (123 bytes) Brian Wilson released In The Key Of Disney.

November
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The Smile Sessions Box Set was released.

2012...

May
Beach Boys - 'Greatest Hits: 50 Big Ones'button.gif (123 bytes) Sounds Of Summer - The Very Best Of The Beach Boys was certified 3x platinum.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys released
That's Why God Made The Radio.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) The hits collection
Greatest Hits: 50 Big Ones was released.

2013...

May
Beach Boys - 'Made In California' (box set)button.gif (123 bytes) The Beach Boys Live - The 50th Anniversary Tour was released.

August
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Made In California was released.







LPs
The Beach Boys - Surfin' Safari Surfin' Safari
Released: October, 1962
Billboard peak: # 32
Tracks: "Surfin' Safari" - "Country Fair" - "Ten Little Indians" - "Chug-A-Lug" - "Little Miss America" - "409" - "Surfin'" - "Heads You Win Tails I Lose" - "Summertime Blues" - "Cuckoo Clock" - "Moon Dawg" - "The Shift"
The Beach Boys - Surfin' USA Surfin' USA
Released: March, 1963
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 2
Tracks: "Surfin' USA' - "Farmer's Daughter" - "Misirlou" - "Stoked" - "Lonely See" - "Shut Down" - "Noble Surfer" - "Honky Tonk" - "Lana" - "Surf Jam" - "Let's Go Trippin'" - "Finders Keepers"
The Beach Boys - Surfer Girl Surfer Girl
Released: September, 1963
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 7
Tracks: "Surfer Girl" - "Catch A Wave" - "The Surfer Moon" - "South Bay Surfer" - "The Rocking Surfer" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "In My Room" - "Hawaii" - "Surfer's Ride" - "Our Car Club" - "Your Summer Dream" - "Boogie Woogie"
The Beach Boys - Little Deuce Coupe Little Deuce Coupe
Released: October, 1963
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 4
Tracks: "Little Deuce Coupe" - "Ballad Of Ole' Betsy" - "Be True To Your School" - "Car Crazie Cutie" - "Cherry, Cherry, Cherry" - "409" - "Shut Down" - "Spirit Of America" - "Our Car Club" - "No-Go Showboat" - "A Young Man Is Gone" - "Custom Machine"
The Beach Boys - Shut Down, Volume 2 Shut Down, Volume 2
Released: March, 1964
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 13
Tracks: "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "In The Parkin' Lot" - "Cassius Love Vs. Sonny Wilson" - "The Warmth Of The Sun" - "This Car Of Mine" - "Why Do Fools Fall In Love?" - "Pom, Pom Play Girl" - "Keep An Eye On Summer" - "Shut Down, Part II" - "Louie, Louie" - "Denny's Drums"
The Beach Boys - All Summer Long All Summer Long
Released: July, 1964
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 4
Tracks: "I Get Around" - "All Summer Long" - "Hushabye" - "Little Honda" - "We'll Run Away" - "Carl's Big Chance" - "Wendy" - "Do You Remember?" - "Girls On The Beach" - "Drive-In" - "Our Favorite Recording Sessions" - "Don't Back Down"
The Beach Boys Christmas Album The Beach Boys Christmas Album
Released: October, 1964
US: Gold
Tracks: "Little Saint Nick" - "The Man With All The Toys" - "Santa's Beard" - "Merry Christmas Baby" - "Christmas Day" - "Frosty The Snowman" - "We Three Kings Of Orient Ave" - "Blue Christmas" - "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" - "White Christmas" - "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - "Auld Lang Syne"
Beach Boys - 'Beach Boys Concert'
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The Beach Boys Concert
Released: October, 1964
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 4 weeks)
Live Tracks: "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "Little Old Lady From Pasadena" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "Long Tall Texan" - "In My Room" - "Monster Mash" - "Let's Go Trippin'" - "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" - "The Wanderer" - "Hawaii" - "Graduation Day" - "I Get Around" - "Johnny B. Goode"
The Beach Boys Today! Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeThe Beach Boys Today!
Released: March, 1965
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 4
Tracks: "Do You Wanna Dance?" - "Good To My Baby" - "Don't Hurt My Little Sister" - "When I Grow Up" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "Dance, Dance, Dance" - "Please Let Me Wonder" - "I'm So Yours" - "Kiss Me, Baby" - "She Knows Me Too Well" - "In The Back Of My Mind" - "Bull Session With The Big Daddy"
The Beach Boys - Summer Days (And Summer Nights) Summer Days (And Summer Nights)
Released: June, 1965
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 2
Tracks: "The Girl From New York City" - "Amusement Parks USA" - "Then I Kissed Her" - "Salt Lake City" - "Girl Don't Tell Me" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "California Girls" - "Let Him Run Wild" - "You're Too Good To Me" - "Summer Means New Love" - "I'm Bugged At My Ol' Man" - "And Your Dreams Come True"
Beach Boys Party Beach Boys Party
Released: November, 1965
Billboard peak: # 6
Live Tracks: "Hully Gully" - "I Should Have Known Better" - "Tell Me Why" - "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" - "Mountains Of Love" - "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" - "Devoted To You" - "Alley Oop" - "There's No Other (Like My Baby)" - "I Get Around / Little Deuce Coupe" - "The Times They Are A-Changin'" - "Barbara Ann"
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimePet Sounds
Released: May, 1966
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 10
Rolling Stone: 5 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "You Still Believe In Me" - "That's Not Me" - "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" - "I'm Waiting For The Day" - "Let's Go Away For Awhile" - "Sloop John B" - "God Only Knows" - "I Know There's An Answer" - "Here Today" - "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" - "Pet Sounds" - "Caroline, No" - "Hang On To Your Ego"
The Best Of The Beach Boys The Best Of The Beach Boys
Released: July, 1966
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 8
Tracks: "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "California Girls" - "Good Vibrations" - "I Get Around" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "Barbara Ann" - "Surfer Girl" - "Surfin' USA" - "Be True To Your School"
The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile Smiley Smile
Released: September, 1967
Billboard peak: # 41
Tracks: "Heroes And Villains" - "Vegetables" - "Falls Breaks And Back To Winter" - "She's Goin' Bald" - "Little Pad" - "Good Vibrations" - "With Me Tonight" - "Wind Chimes" - "Gettin' Hungry" - "Wonderful" - "Whistle In"
The Beach Boys - Wild Honey Wild Honey
Released: December, 1967
Billboard peak: # 24
Tracks: "Wild Honey" - "Aren't You Glad" - "I Was Made To Love Her" - "Country Air" - "A Thing Or Two" - "Darlin'" - "I'd Love Just Once To See You" - "Here Comes The Night" - "Let The Wind Blow" - "How She Boogalooed It" - "Mama Says"
The Beach Boys - Friends Friends
Released: July, 1968
Billboard peak: # 126
Tracks: "Meant For You" - "Friends" - "Wake The World" - "Be Here In The Mornin'" - "When A Man Needs A Woman" - "Passing By" - "Anna Lee, The Healer" - "Little Bird" - "Be Still" - "Busy Doin' Nothin'" - "Diamond Head" - "Transcendental Meditation"
The Beach Boys - Stack-O-Tracks Stack-O-Tracks
Released: August, 1968
Tracks: "Darlin'" - "Salt Lake City" - "Sloop John B" - "In My Room" - "Catch A Wave" - "Wild Honey" - "Little Saint Nick" - "Do It Again" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "God Only Knows" - "Surfer Girl" - "Little Honda" - "Here Today" - "You're So Good To Me" - "Let Him Run Wild"
The Beach Boys - 20/20 20/20
Released: February, 1969
Billboard peak: # 68
Tracks: "Do It Again" - "I Can Hear Music" - "Bluebirds Over The Mountain" - "Be With Me" - "All I Want To Do" - "The Nearest Faraway Place" - "Cotton Fields (Cotton Song)" - "I Want To Sleep" - "Time To Get Alone" - "Never Learn Not To Love" - "Our Prayer" - "Cabinessence"
The Beach Boys - Beach Boys '69 - Live In London Beach Boys '69 - Live In London
Released: May, 1970
Live Tracks: "Darlin'" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "Sloop John B" - "California Girls" - "Do It Again" - "Wake The World" - "Aren't You Glad" - "Bluebirds Over The Mountain" - "Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring" - "Good Vibrations" - "God Only Knows" - "Barbara Ann" - "Heroes And Villains"
The Beach Boys - Sunflower Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeSunflower
Released: August, 1970
`Billboard peak: # 151
Rolling Stone: 5 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Slip On Through" - "This Whole World" - "Add Some Music To Your Day" - "Got To Know The Woman" - "Deirdre" - "It's About Time" - "Tears In The Morning" - "All I Wanna Do" - "Forever" - "Our Sweet Love" - "At My Window" - "Cool, Cool Water"
The Beach Boys - Surf's Up Surf's Up
Released: October 1971
Billboard peak: # 29
Rolling Stone: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Don't Go Near The Water" - "Long Promised Road" - "Take A Load Off Your Feet" - "Disney Girls" - "Student Demonstration Time" - "Feel Flows" - "Lookin' At Tomorrow (A Welfare Song)" - "Til I Die" - "Surf's Up"
The Beach Boys - Carl And The Passions - So Tough Carl And The Passions - So Tough
Released: May, 1972
Billboard peak: # 50
Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone" - "Here She Comes" - "Here Come Down" - "Marcella" - "Hold On Dear Brother" - "Make It Good" - "All This Is That" - "Cuddle Up"
The Beach Boys - Holland Holland
Released: January, 1973
Billboard peak: # 36
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Sail On Sailor" - "Steamboat" - "California Saga Medley: Big Sur / The Beaks Of Eagles / California" - "Trader" - "Leaving This Town" - "Only With You" - "Funky Pretty" - "Mount Vernon And Fairway (A Fairy Tale)"
The Beach Boys In Concert
Released: November, 1973
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 25
Live Tracks: "Sail On Sailor" - "Sloop John B." - "The Trader" - "You Still Believe In Me" - "California Girls" - "Darlin'" - "Marcella" - "Caroline No" - "Leaving This Town" - "Heroes And Villains" - "Funky Pretty" - "Let The Wind Blow" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "Surfer Girl" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "We Got Love" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "Surfin' USA" - "Good Vibrations" - "Fun, Fun, Fun"
The Beach Boys - Endless Summer Endless Summer
Released: June, 1974
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 1 week)
Tracks: "Surfin' USA" - "Surfer Girl" - "Catch A Wave" - "The Warmth Of The Sun" - "Surfin' Safari" (mono) - "Be True To Your School" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "In My Room" - "Shut Down" - "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "I Get Around" (mono) - "Girls On The Beach" - "Wendy" - "Let Him Run Wild" (mono) - "Don't Worry Baby" - "California Girls" (mono) - "Girl Don't Tell Me" (mono) - "Help Me, Rhonda" (mono) - "You're So Good To Me" (mono) - "All Summer Long" (mono) - "Good Vibrations" (mono)
The Beach Boys - Spirit Of America Spirit Of America
Released: April 1975
Tracks: "Dance, Dance, Dance" - "Break Away" - "A Young Man Is Gone" - "409" - "The Little Girl I Once Knew" - "Spirit Of America" - "Little Honda" - "Hushabye" - "Hawaii" - "Drive-In" - "Good To My Baby" - "Tell Me Why" - "Do You Remember?" - "This Car Of Mine" - "Please Let Me Wonder" - "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - "Custom Machine" - "Barbara Ann" - "Salt Lake City" - "Don't Back Down" - "When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)" - "Do You Wanna Dance?" - "Graduation Day"
The Beach Boys - 15 Big Ones 15 Big Ones
Released: June, 1976
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 8
Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Rock & Roll Music" - "It's OK" - "Had To Phone Ya" - "Chapel Of Love" - "Everyone's In Love With You" - "Talk To Me" - "That Same Song" - "T.M. Song" - "Palisades Park" - "Susie Cincinnati" - "A Casual Look" - "Blueberry Hill" - "Back Home" - "In The Still Of The Night (I'll Remember)" - "Just Once In My Life"
The Beach Boys - Love You Love You
Released: April, 1977
Billboard peak: # 53
Rolling Stone: 4 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Let Us Go On This Way" - "Roller Skating Child" - "Mona" - "Johnny Carson" - "Good Time" - "Honkin' Down The Highway" - "Ding Dang" - "Solar System" - "The Night Was So Young" - "I'll Bet He's Nice" - "Let's Put Our Hearts Together" - "I Wanna Pick You Up" - "Airplane" - "Love Is A Woman"
The Beach Boys - M.I.U. Album M.I.U. Album
Released: October, 1978
Billboard peak: # 151
Rolling Stone: 1 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "She's Got Rhythm" - "Come Go With Me" - "Hey Little Tomboy" - "Kona Coast" - "Peggy Sue" - "Wontcha Come Out Tonight" - "Sweet Sunday Kinda Love" - "Belles Of Paris" - "Pitter Patter" - "My Diana" - "Match Point Of Our Love" - "Winds Of Change"
The Beach Boys - L.A. (Light Album) L.A. (Light Album)
Released: March, 1979
Billboard peak: # 100
Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Good Timin'" - "Lady Lynda" - "Full Sail" - "Angel Come Home" - "Love Surrounds Me" - "Sumahama" - "Here Comes The Night" - "Baby Blue" - "Goin' South" - "Shortenin' Bread"
The Beach Boys - Keepin' The Summer Alive Keepin' The Summer Alive
Released: March, 1980
Billboard peak: # 75
Rolling Stone: 1 star from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Keepin' The Summer Alive" - "Oh Darlin'" - "Livin' With A Headache" - "School Day (Ring Ring Goes The Bell)" - "Goin' On" - "Sunshine" - "When Girls Get Together" - "Santa Ana Winds" - "Endless Harmony"
The Beach Boys - Ten Years Of Harmony Ten Years Of Harmony
Released: October, 1981
Billboard peak: # 156
Tracks: "Add Some Music To Your Day" - "Roller Skating Child" - "Disney Girls" - "It's A Beautiful Day" - "California Saga" - "Wontcha Come Out Tonight" - "Marcella" - "Rock & Roll Music" - "Goin' On" - "It's OK" - "Cool Cool Water" - "San Miguel" - "School Day" - "Good Timin'" - "Sail On Sailor" - "Darlin'" - "Lady Lynda" - "Sea Cruise" - "The Trader" - "This Whole World" - "Don't Go Near The Water" - "Surf's Up" - "Come Go With Me" - "Diedre" - "She's Got Rhythm" - "River Song" - "Long Promised Road" - "Feel Flows" - "Til I Die"
The Beach Boys LP The Beach Boys
Released: May, 1985
Billboard peak: # 52
Rolling Stone: 1 star from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Getcha Back" - "It's Gettin' Late" - "Crack At Your Love" - "Maybe I Don't Know" - "She Believes In Love Again" - "California Calling" - "Passing Friend" - "I'm So Lonely" - "Where I Belong" - "I Do Love You" - "It's Just A Matter Of Time" - "Male Ego"
The Beach Boys - Made In The USA Made In The U.S.A.
Released: August, 1986
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 96
Tracks: "Barbara Ann" - "Help Me Rhonda" - "Good Vibrations" - "Heroes & Villains" - "Come Go With Me" - "Surfer Girl" - "California Girls" - "When I Grow Up To Be A Man" - "Rock & Roll To The Rescue" - "I Get Around" - "California Dreamin'" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "Dance Dance Dance" - "Getcha' Back" - "Sloop John B" - "Surfin' USA" - "Caroline No" - "God Only Knows" - "Be True To Your School" - "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "Do It Again" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "Rock & Roll Music" - "409" - "Surfin' Safari"
The Beach Boys - Still Cruisin' Still Cruisin'
Released: September, 1989
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 46
Rolling Stone: 1 star from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Still Cruisin'" - "Somewhere Near Japan" - "Island Girl (I'm Gonna Make Her Mine" - In My Car" - "Kokomo" - "Wipe Out" (with The Fat Boys) - "Make It Big" - "I Get Around" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "California Girls"
The Beach Boys - Lost And Found (1961-1962) Lost And Found (1961-1962)
Released: February, 1991
Tracks: "Luau" (various versions) - "Surfin'" (various versions) - "Barbie" - "What Is A Young Girl Made Of" - "Surfin' Safari" (various versions) - "Surfer Girl" - "Judy" - "Beach Boy Stomp (Karate)" - "Lavender"
The Beach Boys - Summer In Paradise Summer In Paradise
Released: August, 1992
Tracks: "Hot Fun In The Summertime" - "Surfin'" - "Summer Of Love" - "Island Fever" - "Still Surfin'" - "Slow Summer Dancin' (One Summer Night)" - "Strange Things Happen" - "Remember (Walking In The Sand)" - "Lahaina Aloha" - "Under The Boardwalk" - "Summer In Paradise" - "Forever"
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations: Thirty Years Of The Beach Boys (box set) Good Vibrations: Thirty Years Of The Beach Boys (box set)
Released: June, 1993
Tracks: "Surfin' USA" (demo) - "Little Surfer Girl" - "Surfin'" - "Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring" - "Surfin' Safari" - "409" - "Punchline" - "Surfin' USA" - 'Shut Down" - "Surfer Girl" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "In My Room" - "Catch A Wave" - "The Surfer Moon" - "Be True To Your School" - "Spirit Of America" - "Little Saint Nick" - "Things We Did Last Summer" - "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - "The Warmth Of The Sun" - "I Get Around" - "All Summer Long" - "Little Honda" - "Wendy" - "Don't Back Down" - "Do You Want To Dance" - "When I Grow Up To Be A Man" - "Dance, Dance, Dance" - "Please Let Me Wonder" - "She Knows Me Too Well" - "Radio Station Jingles" - "Concert Promo / Hushabye" - "California Girls" - "Help Me Rhonda" - "Then I Kissed Her" - "And Your Dreams Come True" - "The Little Girl I Once Knew" - "Barbara Ann" - "Ruby Baby" - "KOMA" - "Sloop John B" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "You Still Believe In Me" - "God Only Knows" - "Hang On To Your Ego" - "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" - "Pet Sounds" - "Caroline, No" - "Good Vibrations" - "Our Prayer" - "Heroes & Villains" - "Wonderful" - "Cabinessence" - "Wind Chimes" - "Do You Like Worms" - "Vegetables" - "I Love To Say Da Da" - "Surf's Up" - "With Me Tonight" - "Darlin'" - 'Wild Honey" - "Let The Wind Blow" - "Can't Wait Too Long" - "Cool Cool Water" - "Meant For You" - "Friends" - "Little Bird" - "Busy Doin' Nothin'" - "Do It Again"
The Beach Boys - 20 Good Vibrations - The Greatest Hits 20 Good Vibrations - The Greatest Hits
Released: April, 1995
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 198
Tracks: "Surfin' Safari" - "409" - "Surfin' USA" - "Shut Down" - "Surfer Girl" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "Catch A Wave" - "Be True To Your School" - "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "I Get Around" - "Dance, Dance, Dance" - "Do You Wanna Dance?" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "California Girls" - "Barbara Ann" - "Sloop John B" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "God Only Knows" - "Good Vibrations" - "Kokomo"
The Beach Boys - Perfect Harmony Perfect Harmony
Released: October, 1997
Tracks: "The Warmth Of The Sun" - "God Only Knows" - "Hushabye" - "When I Grow Up To Be A Man" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "Surfer Girl" - "Sloop John B" - "In My Room" (demo) - "And Your Dreams Come True" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "I Can Hear Music" - "California Girls" - "Do It Again" - "Our Prayer" - "Good Vibrations"
The Beach Boys - The Pet Sounds Sessions (box set) The Pet Sounds Sessions (box set)
Released: November, 1997
Tracks: "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "You Still Believe In Me" - "That's Not Me" - "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" - "I'm Waiting For The Day" - "Let's Go Away For Awhile" - "Sloop John B" - "God Only Knows" - "I Know There's An Answer" - "Here Today" - "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" - "Pet Sounds" - "Caroline, No" - "Trombone Dixie" - "Hang On To Your Ego" - "Good Vibrations" - "God Only Knows" - "Banana & Louie"
The Beach Boys - Christmas With The Beach Boys Christmas With The Beach Boys / Ultimate Christmas Collection
Released: September, 1998
Tracks: "Little Saint Nick" - "The Man With All The Toys" - "Santa's Beard" - "Merry Christmas Baby" - "Christmas Day" - "Frosty The Snowman" - "We Three Kings Of Orient Are" - "Blue Christmas" - "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" - "White Christmas" - "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - "Auld Lang Syne" - "Child Of Winter" - "Santa's Got An Airplane" - "Christmas Time Is Here Again" - "Winter Symphony" - "(I Saw Santa) Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" - "Melekalikimaka" - "Bells Of Christmas" - "Morning Christmas"
The Beach Boys - Hawthorne, CA: Birthplace Of A Musical Legacy Hawthorne, CA: Birthplace Of A Musical Legacy
Released: May, 2001
The Beach Boys - Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live
Released: June, 2002
Live Tracks: "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "You Still Believe In Me" - "That's Not Me" - "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" - "I'm Waiting For The Day" - "Let's Go Away For Awhile" - "Sloop John B" - "God Only Knows" - "I Know There's An Answer" - "Here Today" - "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" - "Pet Sounds" - "Caroline, No"
The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Classics Selected By Brian WIlson The Beach Boys Classics Selected By Brian WIlson
Released: July, 2002
Tracks: "Surfer Girl" - "The Warmth Of The Sun" - "I Get Around" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "In My Room" - "California Girls" - "God Only Knows" - "Carolina No" - "Good Vibrations" - "Wonderful" - "Heroes & Villains" - "Surf's Up" - "Busy Doin' Nothin'" - "We're Together Again" - "Time To Get Alone" - "This Whole World" - "Marcella" - "Sail On Sailor" - "'Til I Die" - "California Feeling"
The Beach Boys - Good Timin' - Live At Knebworth 1980 Good Timin' - Live At Knebworth 1980
Released: March, 2003
Live Tracks: "California Girls" - "Sloop John B" - "Darlin'" - "School Days" - "God Only Knows" - "Be True To Your School" - "Do It Again" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "Cotton Fields / Heroes & Villains" - "Happy Birthday Brian" - "Keepin' The Summer Alive" - "Lady Lynda" - "Surfer Girl" - "Help Me Rhonda" - "Rock & Roll Music" - "I Get Around" - "Surfin' USA" - "You're So Beautiful" - "Good Vibrations" - "Barbara Ann" - "Fun, Fun, Fun"
The Beach Boys - Sounds Of Summer - The Very Best Of The Beach Boys
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Released: June, 2003
US: 3x Platinum
Tracks: "California Girls" - "I Get Around" - "Surfin' Safari" - "Surfin' USA" - "Fun, Fun, Fun" - "Surfer Girl" - "Don't Worry Baby" - "Little Deuce Coupe" - "Shut Down" - "Help Me, Rhonda" - "Be True To Your School" - "When I Grow Up To Be A Man" - "In My Room" - "God Only Knows" - "Sloop John B" - "Wouldn't It Be Nice" - "Getcha Back" - "Come Go With Me" - "Rock & Roll Music" - "Dance, Dance, Dance" - "Barbara Ann" - "Do You Wanna Dance" - "Heroes & Villains" - "Good Timin'" - "Kokomo" - "Do It Again" - "Wild Honey" - "Darlin'" - "I Can Hear Music" - "Good Vibrations"
The Beach Boys - The Warmth Of The Sun The Warmth Of The Sun
Released: May, 2007
Billboard peak: # 40
Tracks: "All Summer Long" (New Stereo Remix) - "Catch A Wave" - "Hawaii" - "Little Honda" - "409" - It's OK" - "You're So Good To Me" (New Stereo Remix) - "Then I Kissed Her" (New Stereo Remix) - "Kiss Me, Baby" - "Please Let Me Wonder" (New Stereo Remix) - "Let Him Run Wild" (New Stereo Remix) - "The Little Girl I Once Knew" - "Wendy" (New Stereo Remix) - "Disney Girls" - Forever" - "Friends" - "Break Away" - "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - "Surf's Up" - "Feel Flows" - "All This Is That" - "'Til I Die" - "Sail On, Sailor" - "Cool, Cool Water" - "Don't Go Near The Water" - "California Saga (On My Way To Sunny Californ-i-a)" - "California Dreamin'" - "The Warmth Of The Sun"
Beach Boys - 'That's Why God Made The Radio' That's Why God Made The Radio
Released: June, 2012
Tracks: "Think About THe Days" - "That's Why God Made The Radio" - "Isn't It Time" - "Spring Vacation" - "The Private Life Of Bill And Sue" - "Shelter" - "Daybreak Over The Ocean" - "Beaches In Mind" - "Strange World" - "From There To Back Again" - "Pacific Coast Highway" - "Summer's Gone"
Beach Boys - 'Greatest Hits: 50 Big Ones'
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Released: October 9, 2012
The Beach Boys - 'The Beach Boys Live - The 50th Anniversary Tour' The Beach Boys Live - The 50th Anniversary Tour
Released: May 21, 2013
Billboard peak: # 94
Beach Boys - 'Made In California' (box set) Made In California (box set)
Released: August 27, 2013
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