Tag: Beach Boys

Song Of The Day: Mike Love, “California Beach”

Taken from the BMG release, 12 Sides Of Summer.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “Girl Don’t Tell Me”

Brian Wilson offers up a surprisingly mature song about a boy being secure in the fact that his summer romance is over. It’s a perfect finale as we head into Labor Day weekend and the start of a brand-new season.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “Kokomo” (1988)

Yeah, yeah, we know some people hate it, but I love it. I love it a lot. And The Recoup is all about what I love.

3AM Eternal: The Beach Boys “Darlin'” (1967)/Sharon Marie “Thinkin’ ‘Bout You Baby” (1964)

A prime example of the Brian Wilson recycling technique.

3AM Eternal: The Beach Boys “Wendy” (1964)

Brian and the boys paying homage to the vocal groups they loved so much. Ace tune, too.

The Beach Boys “Kokomo” (1988)

Yeah, yeah…it’s THAT song. And guess what? We LOVE It.

3AM Eternal: Friends of Dean Martinez “The Warmth of the Sun” (1997)

A lovely little lounge-jazz cover of yesterday’s featured number.

3AM Eternal: The Beach Boys “The Warmth Of The Sun” (1964)

Written on the day President Kennedy was assassinated, this haunting ballad remains one of The Beach Boys’ most sublime numbers.

3AM Eternal: The Fat Boys featuring The Beach Boys “Wipe Out” (1987)

A song that’s a lot more fun than you realize, with a video that was both hilarious and yet controversial for Carl Wilson’s appearance.

3AM Eternal: Friends of Dean Martinez “The Warmth of the Sun” (1997)

Sub Pop introduced the world to Friends of Dean Martinez, a Tuscon-based instrumental collective that included the future Calexico, and proved to be an excellent start to a long and fruitful career.