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Fun Fun Fun
Written by: Brian Wilson/Mike Love
Produced by: Brian Wilson
Recording date: January 1, 1964
Master Number: #51179
Lead Vocal by: Mike
Originally appeared on: Best of the Beach Boys
Subsequently appeared on: Endless Summer; Made in the USA; Summer Dreams; The Best of the Beach Boys
This single was released a week after the Beatles "invaded" America. Features a Chuck Berry-like guitar intro, catchy chorus and lyrics (based on Dennis's real-life experiences?) which teenagers could relate to, it was a major hit and showed that the Beach Boys could respond to the challenge of the Beatles.
0:05 Brian (?) shouts
0:49 Talking (maybe an edit)
A-side with: Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
Released on: February 3, 1964
Charted on: February 15, 1964
Fun Fun Fun- Shut Down Volume 2 version
Fun Fun Fun- Concert version
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