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I Know There's An Answer
Written by: Brian Wilson/Terry Sachen
Produced by: Brian Wilson
Recording date: Music and vocals recorded on 9 February 1966. New vocals recorded March 1966
Master Number: #55596
Lead Vocal by: Mike and Al on verses, Brian on chorus
Originally appeared on: Pet Sounds
Subsequently appeared on:
Recorded at Western Studio
Originally entitled "Hang On To Your Ego" and versions using original lyrics appear on 1990 CD release of Pet Sounds and the box set
Lyric apparently changed on insistence of Mike
Tony Asher uncredited co-lyricist
Mike Love was adjudged to have also been a contributing lyricist after his court case against Brian
Terry Sachen was the Beach Boys' road manager in 1966
0:44-0:46, 1:26-1:28, 2:15-2:17 High pitched noise probably feedback. Sounds like quiet tape hiss on Capitol CD, but is clear on DCC CD
Hang On To Your Ego-take on box set
Hang On To Your Ego (sessions)
Hang On To Your Ego (Pet Sounds 1990 reissue version)
I Know There's An Answer-Pet Sounds Live
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