Journals Part 2 (1968-88)

The Beach Boys

CEDREM sound lab, CD-17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24
Sound Quality: B+
Value: B-

This is an 8 disc box set covering 20 years of the Beach Boys music from 1968 thru 1988. The packaging is very nice, the discs are all 24k gold, and it includes a nice booklet with plenty of pictures and press clippings and a comprehensive track listing (with a smattering of errors). Like Part 1, this set offers few items that aren't available on other bootlegs, but few (in comparison) were actually taken from legitimately released CDs (i.e. the GV box set). The set does help out by assembling some miscellaneous tracks released only as singles or on compilations. However, in listening to a fair amount of these tracks, it's easy to understand why some of these tracks are 'hard to find' or have been left as outtakes. In summary, like Part 1, this set is good for completists who currently own little of the included boot material, but includes some extra tracks that may make even diehard fans cringe. Sound quality varies, but in general is quite good.

NOTE: This disc doesn't include Brian Wilson solo material - that stuff is available on the Brian Wilson Sessions box set.

Disc 1 - Vol. 1 (Landlocked)

1. Loop De Loop
2. Susie Cincinnati
3. San Miguel (earlier mix)
4. H.E.L.P. Is On The Way
5. Take A Load Off Your Feet (alternate mix)
6. Over The Waves (a.k.a. Carnival)
7. I Just Got My Pay
8. 'Til I Die (earlier mix - 'extended' version)
9. Good Time (earlier mix)
10. Big Sur (earlier version)
11. Lady ('Dennis Wilson and Rumbo' A-Side)
12. When Girls Get Together (earlier mix)
13. Lookin' At Tomorrow (A Welfare Song) (earlier mix)
14. 'Til I Die (Reprise) (early mix)
Bonus Tracks 15. We're Together Again
16. Celebrate The News
17. Games Two Can Play
18. Sound Of Free ('Dennis Wilson and Rumbo' B-Side)
19. Tears In The Morning (original mix)
20. Our Team
21. 4th Of July
22. Fairy Tale Music (Part 1) (music only)
23. Fairy Tale Music (Part 2) (music only)
24. Fairy Tale Music (Part 3) (music only)
25. Fairy Tale Music (Part 4) (music only)
26. Fairy Tale Music (Part 5) (music only)
27. Brian's Back
28. Santa Ana Winds (original take)
29. Looking Down The Coast
Alternate Mixes 30. H.E.L.P. Is On The Way (remix)
31. Santa Ana Winds (remix)

Disc 2 - Vol. 2 (1977 Xmas Album)

1. Christmas Time Is Here Again
2. Child Of Winter
3. Winter Symphony
4. Michael Row The Boat Ashore
5. Seasons In The Sun
6. Holy Evening
7. Alone On Christmas Day
8. Go And Get That Girl
9. Santa's Got An Airplane
10. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Outtakes 11. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (a.k.a Walkin') (instrumental & backing vocals)
12. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus ('original' song, w/children)
13. Xmas Medley ; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Come All Ye Faithful,
Hark The Herald Angels Sing, We Wish You A Merry Christmas
14. Kona Christmas (Mele Kaliki Mako)
15. Bells Of Christmas
Bonus Tracks 16. Jingle Bell Rock ('Mike Love and Dean Torrence' single)
17. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ('Christmas Party' cassette (Mike Love solo)
18. Do You Hear What I Hear? ('Christmas Party' cassette) (Mike Love solo)
19. Little Saint Nick (alternate version)
20. Little Saint Nick (single '45' version)
21. Auld Lang Syne (alternate version)
22. Things We Did Last Summer
23. The Lord's Prayer
24. Little Saint Nick (backing track)
25. Holy Evening (final mix)
26. Brian Wilson Xmas Message (promo for Xmas 1987)

Disc 3 - Vol. 3 (1968-75)

1. Walk On By
2. Old Folks At Home / Ol' Man River
3. We're Together Again (backing track)
4. We're Together Again (backing track w/ overdubs)
5. We're Together Again (early mix)
6. Bluebirds Over The Mountain (single version)
7. Breakaway
8. We Gotta Grove
9. My Solution
10. (Intro-:) (live - 'David Frost Show' UK TV, Feb 1971)
11. Vegetables (live - 'David Frost Show' UK TV, Feb 1971)
12. (Intro-:) (live - 'David Frost Show' UK TV, Feb 1971)
13. Fallin' In Love (a.k.a. 'Lady') (live - 'David Frost Show' UK TV, Feb 1971)
14. (Intro-:) (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
15. Searchin' (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
16. Riot In Cell Block #9 (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
17. Help Me Rhonda (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
18. Okie From Muskogee (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
19. Johnny B. Goode (live - w/Grateful Dead, Fillmore East, 4/27/71)
20. 'Carl And The Passions/Pet Sounds' (radio ad)
21. 'Carl And The Passions/Pet Sounds' (radio ad)
22. You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone (alternate mix)
23. Dennis Wilson (register to vote radio spot)
24. Carl Wilson (register to vote radio spot)
25. Ricky Fataar (register to vote radio spot)
26. Mike Love (register to vote radio spot)
27. Al Jardine (register to vote radio spot)
28. We Got Love ('Holland' unreleased track)
29. 'Holland' (radio ad)
30. California Feeling
31. Carl Wilson 'Gett Off' (anti hard drug message)

Disc 4 - Vol. 4 (1976-78)

1. Honkin' Down The Highway (original session)
2. Brian's Back (original demo)
3. Sea Cruise ('15 Big Ones' outtake)
4. On Broadway ('15 Big Ones' outtake)
5. Mony Mony ('15 Big Ones' outtake)
6. Hey Little Tomboy (early version) ('Adult Child' outtake)
7. Shortenin' Bread (early version) ('Adult Child' outtake)
8. Be My Baby ('Adult Child' outtake)
9. It's Trying To Say (a.k.a. 'Baseball') ('Adult Child' outtake)
10. Lines ('Adult Child' outtake)
11. It's Over Now ('Adult Child' outtake)
12. Everybody Wants To Live ('Adult Child' outtake)
13. My Diane (early version) ('Adult Child' outtake)
14. How's About A Little Bit Of Your Sweet Lovin' ('M.I.U.' reject)
15. Lady Lynda (original version)
16. River Song (original version) (Dennis Wilson solo)
17. River Song (A-Side single) (Dennis Wilson solo)
19. Farewell My Friend (B-Side single) (Dennis Wilson solo)
20. Carry Me Home
21. Getting Hungry ('Celebration' B-side)
22. How's About A Little Bit ('Celebration' track)
23. She's Just Out To Get You ('Celebration' track)
24. Baby Blue (early mix) ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
25. It's Not Too Late ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
26. Wild Situation ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)

Disc 5 - Vol. 5 (1978-82)

1. Schoolgirl ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
2. Moonlight ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
3. Companion ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
4. He's A Bum ('Bamboo' outtake) (Dennis Wilson solo)
5. Calendar Girl ('L.A. Album' outtake)
6. Calendar Girl (alternate mix)
7. California Beach (original version)
8. Let's Visit Heaven Tonight (Bruce Johnston solo)
9. Almost Summer (original demo)
10. Almost Summer (studio playback w/early overdubs)
11. Today I Started Lovin' You Again (slow) ('Country Love' outtake) (Mike Love solo)
12. Today I Started Lovin' You Again (fast) ('Country Love' outtake) (Mike Love solo)
13. Hey Good Lookin' ('Country Love' outtake) (Mike Love solo)
14. Skatetown U.S.A.
15. It's A Beautiful Day
16. Angel Come Home (live - 'Midnight Special' TV, 4/28/79)
17. Good Timin' (live - 'Midnight Special' TV, 4/28/79) (Dennis sings)
18. Oh! Those Girls (Mike Love solo)
19. Looking Back With Love (outtake) (Mike Love solo)
20. Hot Summer Lovers (Mike Love solo)
21. Alley Oop / Papa Oom-Mow-Mow (Mike Love & Dean Torrence)
22. Sun City (Mike Love solo)
23. Hawaii (Mike Love solo)
24. Summertime Music (Mike Love solo)
25. Hyatt Regency (Waikiki) (Mike Love ad)
26. Hyatt Regency (Maui) (Mike Love ad)
27. Be True To Your Bud (Mike Love ad)
28. Bermuda Shorts (soundcheck)
29. Da Doo Ron Ron (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love & Dean Torrence)

Disc 6 - Vol. 6 (1982-88)

1. Let's Party (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love & Dean Torrence)
2. Her Boyfriend's back (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love & Dean Torrence)
3. Lightnin' Strikes (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love & Dean Torrence)
4. Sugar Shack (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love solo)
5. The Letter (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love solo)
6. The Locomotion (from 'Rock n' Roll City' cassette) (Mike Love solo)
7. What You Do To Me (Carl Wilson solo)
8. California Dreamin' (original version)
9. Problem Child (from 'Problem Child' soundtrack)
10. Problem Child (instrumental backing track)
11. East Meets West ('45' Single w/Frankie Valli)
12. Chasin' The Sky (from 'Up The Creek' soundtrack)
13. Back In The U.S.S.R. (live - Washington DC, 1985, w/Ringo Starr)
14. Come Go With Me (live - Washington DC, 1985, w/The Oakridge Boys)
15. Surfer Girl (live - Washington DC, 1985, w/Julio Iglesias)
16. Barbara Ann (live - Washington DC, 1985, w/Jimmy Page & Friends)
17. Happy Birthday America ('4th of July' track) (Mike Love solo)
18. Happy Endings (from 'The Telephone' soundtrack, w/Little Richard)
19. Kokomo (spanish version)

Disc 7 - Vol. 7 (Live Rarities (71-86))

1. Wouldn't It Be Nice ('Big Sur', California - Oct 1970)
2. Intro
3. Vegetables (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
4. 'Surf City' Request (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
5. Cool Cool Water (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
6. It's About Time (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
7. Intro ('Gran Gala Du Disque' TV show, Holland 2/24/72)
8. Surf's Up ('Gran Gala Du Disque' TV show, Holland 2/24/72)
9. Intro ('Gran Gala Du Disque' TV show, Holland 2/24/72)
10. Student Demonstration Time ('Gran Gala Du Disque' TV show, Holland 2/24/72)
11. Shortenin' Bread (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
12. Peggy Sue (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
13. Roller Skating Child (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
14. It's OK (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
15. 409 (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
16. Sumahama (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
17. Angel Come Home (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
18. You Are So Beautiful (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
19. Good Timin' (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
20. Some Of Your Love (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
21. Goin' On (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
22. Living With A Heartache (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
23. Disney Girls (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
24. Keepin' The Summer Alive (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
25. Schoolday (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell) (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
26. Lady Lynda (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
27. I Write The Songs (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
28. Runaway (USA - 1986)

Disc 8 - Vol. 8 (Live Hits (71-93))

1. Cottonfields (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
2. Caroline No (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
3. Intro (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
4. Aren't You Glad (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
5. You Still Believe In Me (Syracuse Univerity, New York - 5/1/71)
6. Catch A Wave (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
7. Surfer Girl (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
8. Heroes And Villains (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
9. Barbara Ann (Nassau Colisseum, Long Island, NY - 5/14/79)
10. In My Room (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
11. Be True To Your School (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
12. Help Me Rhonda (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
13. Fun Fun Fun (Philadelphia, PA - 5/18/80)
14. California Girls (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
15. Sloop John B (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
16. Darlin' (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
17. God Only Knows (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
18. Do It Again (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
19. Little Deuce Coupe (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
20. Rock And Roll Music (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
21. I Get Around (Knebworth, London, England - 6/21/80)
22. Wouldn't It Be Nice ('Live Aid', Philadelphia, PA - Jul 1985)
23. Good Vibrations ('Live Aid', Philadelphia, PA - Jul 1985)
24. Surfin' USA ('Live Aid', Philadelphia, PA - Jul 1985)
25. Summer In Paradise (Wembly, London, England, Jul 1993)

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