13/03/2015

The Beach Boys "Surfin' Safari" (1962)


Label : Capitol Records


01 - Surfin' Safari (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
02 - County Fair (Brian Wilson & Gary Usher)
03 - Ten Little Indians (Brian Wilson & Gary Usher)
04 - Chug-A-Lug (Brian Wilson, Gary Usher & Mike Love)
05 - Little Girl (You're My Miss America) (Herb Alpert & Vincent Catalano)
06 - 409 (Brian Wilson, Gary Usher & Mike Love)
07 - Surfin' (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
08 - Heads You Win, Tails I Lose (Brian Wilson & Gary Usher)
09 - Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capehart)
10 - Cuckoo Clock (Brian Wilson & Gary Usher)

Bonus Tracks

11 - Moon Dawg (Derry Weaver)
12 - The Shift (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)


Produced by Nick Venet
Recorded at Capitol Studios & Hite Morgan Studios, California
October 3, 1961 ; April 19, August 8, September 5-6, 1962


The Beach Boys :

Mike Love : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals
Al Jardine : Harmony & Backing vocals on "Surfin'", Acoustic Bass on "Surfin'"
David Marks : Harmony & Backing vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Brian Wilson : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals, Bass Guitar, Organ
Carl Wilson : Harmony & Backing vocals, Lead Guitar
Dennis Wilson : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals, Drums


Additional musician :

Nick Venet : Harmony & Backing vocals, Electric Guitar 


01 - Surfin' Safari

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position : #14
Master #37735 (Mono) Recorded 6/13/62
Single Released 6/4/62 (Capitol 4777) b/w "409"
A-Side Charted 8/11/62 Reached #14
B-Side Charted 10/13/62 Reached #76

02 - County Fair

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38061 (Mono) Recorded 9/5/62

03 - Ten Little Indians

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38061 (Mono) Recorded 8/8/62
Single Released 11/26/62 (Capitol 4880) b/w "County Fair"
A-Side Charted 12/1/62 Reached #49

04 - Chug-A-Lug

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38063 (Mono) Recorded 8/8/62

05 - Little Girl (You're My Miss America)

Lead vocal : Dennis Wilson
Master #38223 (Mono) Recorded 9/6/62

06 - 409

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position : #76
Master #37736 (Mono) Recorded 6/13/62

07 - Surfin'

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position : #75
Master #38279 (Mono) Recorded 10/4/61

08 - Heads You Win, Tails I Lose

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38218 (Mono) Recorded 9/5/62

09 - Summertime Blues

Lead vocals : Mike Love & Brian Wilson
Master #38221 (Mono) Recorded 9/6/62

10 - Cuckoo Clock

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #38217 (Mono) Recorded 9/5/62

11 - Moon Dawg

Instrumental
Master #38220 (Mono) Recorded 9/5/62

12 - The Shift

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38062 (Mono) Recorded 8/8/62