14/03/2015

The Beach Boys "Little Deuce Coupe" (1963)


Label : Capitol Records


01 - Little Deuce Coupe (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
02 - Ballad Of Ole Betsye (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
03 - Be True To Your School (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
04 - Car Crazy Cutie (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
05 - Cherry, Cherry Coupe (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
06 - 409 (Brian Wilson, Mike Love & Gary Usher)
07 - Shut Down (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
08 - Spirit Of America (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
09 - Our Car Club (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
10 - No-Go Showboat (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
11 - A Young Man Is Gone (Bobby Troup)
12 - Custom Machine (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)


All Songs Arranged & Produced by Brian Wilson
All Songs Recorded at Western Studios, Hollywood
Originally Engineered by Chuck Britz


The Beach Boys :

Al Jardine : Harmony & Backing vocals, Bass Guitar
Mike Love : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals
David Marks : Harmony & Backing vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Brian Wilson : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals, Bass Guitar
Carl Wilson : Harmony & Backing vocals, Lead Guitar
Dennis Wilson : Harmony & Backing vocals, Drums


01 - Little Deuce Coupe

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position #15 (It was the "B-side of "Surfer Girl")
Master #50027 Recorded 6/12/63
Single Released 7/22/63 (Capitol 5009)
Charted 8/17/63 Released #15

02 - Ballad Of Ole Betsye

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #50434 Recorded  9/2/63

03 - Be True To Your School

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #50435 (LP Version) Recorded 9/2/63

04 - Car Crazy Cutie

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #50436 Recorded 9/2/63

05 - Cherry, Cherry Coupe

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #50437 Recorded 9/2/63

06 - 409

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position #76 (It was B-side of "Surfin' Safari")
Master #37736 Recorded 6/13/62
Single Released 6/62 (Capitol 4777)
Charted 10/13/62 Reached #76

07 - Shut Down

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position #23 (It was B-side of "Surfin' U.S.A.")
Master #39180 Recorded 1/31/63
Single Release 3/4/63 (Capitol 4932)
Charted 4/27/63 Reached #23

08 - Spirit Of America

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson

09 - Our Car Club

Lead vocals : Mike Love & Brian Wilson
Master #50366 Recorded 7/16/63

10 - No-Go Showboat

Lead vocals : Brian Wilson & Mike Love
Master #50439 Recorded 9/2/63

11 - A Young Man Is Gone

Lead vocals : The Beach Boys
Master #50440 Recorded 9/2/63

12 - Custom Machine

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #50440 Recorded 9/2/63