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Mountain of Love
Written by: Harold Dorman
Produced by: Brian Wilson
Recording date: September 1965
Master Number: 2:58
Lead Vocal by: Mike
Originally appeared on: Beach Boys' Party!
Subsequently appeared on:
A #21 hit for Harold Dorman in 1960 and a #6 smash for Johnny Rivers in 1964.
In the second verse, Mike accidentally sings "handy," an amalgamation of "happy" from the first verse and "lonely," the correct lyric.
Session drummer Hal Blaine's presence on the bongos was "essential" for this song.
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