The track archive is a collaborative effort. The information has been entered by Andrew Gladwin
and Rob McCabe. The scripts were written by Mike Wheeler.
If you have any comments, please notify us
by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written by: Brian Wilson/Gary Usher
Produced by: Nick Venet
Recording date: early 1962
Master Number: 37736
Lead Vocal by: Mike
Originally appeared on: Surfin' Safari
Subsequently appeared on:
Recorded as a demo in early 1962 along with "Surfin' Safari" "Lonely Sea" and another song.
Twofer lists recording date as June 13, 1962 (9 days AFTER it was released as a single).
The Beach Boys first double-sided hit single with "Surfin' Safari" on the flip.
Car sounds recorded late at night outside the Wilson house with Gary Usher's 348 Chevy.
B-side with: Surfin' Safari
Released on: June 4, 1962
Charted on: October 13, 1962
Link to lyrics for this track.
Please rate this track on a scale from one to ten (ten is best). Please vote only once per track, voting multiple times makes the data invalid and the whole thing pointless, don't ruin it for everyone including yourself.
Take a look at the average ratings for every track (with at least 5 votes).
Return to the Track Archive
Return to the Album Archive