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Written by: Huddie Ledbetter
Produced by: Al Jardine
Recording date: August 15, 1969
Lead Vocal by: Al
Originally appeared on: Summer Dreams
Subsequently appeared on: Rarities; The Best of the Beach Boys; Good Vibrations
This was the second version of Cotton Fields cut after the Beach Boys were unhappy with Brian's original production. It was recorded at Sunset Sound Records in LA with Red Rhodes on steel guitar.
A flop in the USA, it went #1 in South Africa and the Netherlands and #5 in the UK.
A-side with: The Nearest Faraway Place
Released on: April 20, 1970
Reached: Did not chart
Cotton Fields-Album version
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