Jump to content

It Coulda' Been The Beach Boys


marvin

Recommended Posts

So here's where you can list songs that either sound like the Beach Boys, featured the Beach Boys, or was tailor-made for the Boys to record. I'll start if off with:

1. "Cruisin' Music" - Raspberries

2. "Someday" - Eric

3. "Hey Deanie" - Eric

4. "She Did It" - Eric

5. "Last Night" - Eric

6. "Beach Boy Blood In My Veins" - Dave Edmunds

Marv

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Marvin, you beat me to it! Same songs, too, although I'd add "Drivin' Around" (in honor of my daughter, who still sings, "Long hot days we'll be catchin' the raisins").

Also, I'd mention Lindsey Buckingham's Go Insane album.... A number of the tracks --- including "Bang the Drum" and "Play in the Rain" --- sound like the Beach Boys (or, I should say, the Beach Boys gone mad).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1-Rock and Roll Lullaby-(I still don't know who sang with B.J. on that record.)

2-Sidewalk Surfin'-(Which IS Catch A Wave with different lyrics.)

3-Little GTO-Ronnie And The Daytonas-(although the falsetto could not compare.)

4-Almost Summer-Mike Love in a spinoff group for a soundtrack of movie of same name.Group was called "Celebration".

5-"New Girl In School"-Jan and Dean-I'm certain I saw Brian play a teacher on an episode of TBS's "New Leave It To Beaver" years ago which featured this great Pop song-which I think he wrote.

Anyone know more about this memory?-Ira.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Woah Danmichael, you KNOW "Did You Boogie..."? I have it on 45 and it is one of my all-time faves.

Here's some more:

1. "Summer Girl" - Craig Runhke (Canadian singer)

2. "Help Me Rhonda" - Johnny Rivers (the BB's are singing back-up on this one)

3. "California Girls" - David Lee Roth (same as above)

4. "Sugar Baby Love" - Rubettes

Marv

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...