15/03/2015

The Beach Boys "Friends" (1968)



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Meant For You (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
02 - Friends (Wilson, Wilson, Wilson & Al Jardine)
03 - Wake The World (Brian Wilson & Al Jardine)
04 - Be Here In The Morning (Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Dennis Wilson & Al Jardine)
05 - When A Man Needs A Woman (Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Al Jardine, Korthof & Van Dyke Parks)
06 - Passing By (Brian Wilson)
07 - Anna Lee, The Healer (Mike Love & Brian Wilson)
08 - Little Bird (Dennis Wilson & Steve Kalinich)
09 - Be Still (Dennis Wilson & Steve Kalinich)
10 - Busy Doin' Nothin' (Brian Wilson)
11 - Diamond Head (Al Vescozo, Lyle Ritz, Jim Ackley & Brian Wilson)
12 - Transcendental Meditation (Brian Wilson, Mike Love & Al Jardine)


Produced by The Beach Boys
Recorded February through April, 1968 at Brian’s Home Studio & I.D. Sound


The Beach Boys :

Al Jardine : Lead, Backing & Harmony vocals
Bruce Johnston : Backing & Harmony vocals
Mike Love : Lead, Backing & Harmony vocals
Brian Wilson : Organ on "Be Still", Lead, Backing & Harmony vocals
Carl Wilson : Lead, Backing & Harmony vocals
Dennis Wilson : Lead, Backing & Harmony vocals


With :

Jim Gordon : Drums on "Be Here In The Morning"
? : Bass, Bass Harmonica, Drums, Glockenspiel, Harmonica, Percussion & Tuba


01 - Meant For You

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #59426
Recorded 4/68

02 - Friends

Lead vocals : Carl Wilson with Brian Wilson
Highest Chart Position #47
Master #59400
Recorded 3/68
Charted 4/20/68 Reached #47

03 - Wake The World

Lead vocals : Brian Wilson with Carl Wilson
Master #59340
Recorded 3/68

04 - Be Here In The Morning

Lead vocals : Brian Wilson & Carl Wilson
Master #59341
Recorded 3/68

05 - When A Man Needs A Woman

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #59358
Recorded 3/68

06 - Passing By

Lead vocals : Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson & Al Jardine
Master #59393
Recorded 3/68

07 - Anna Lee, The Healer

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #59427
Recorded 4/68

08 - Little Bird

Lead vocals : Dennis Wilson & Brian Wilson
Master #59214
Recorded 2/68

09 - Be Still

Lead vocals : Dennis Wilson with Carl Wilson
Master #59581
Recorded 4/68

10 - Busy Doin' Nothin'

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #59470
Recorded 4/68

11 - Diamond Head

Master #59496
Recorded 4/68

12 - Transcendental Meditation

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #59428
Recorded 4/68