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Written by: Brian Wilson/Mike Love
Produced by: Hite and Dorinda Morgan
Recording date: October 4, 1961
Lead Vocal by: Mike
Originally appeared on: The Beach Boys/Lost And Found 1961-1962
Subsequently appeared on: Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys' first single; a #75 hit nationally, but #2 in LA. Written about the new west-coast craze, it has a primitive sound that reveals little of the brilliance to follow, but was catchy enough to dent the national charts.
A-side with: Luau
Released on: December 1961
Charted on: February 17, 1962
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