13/03/2015

The Beach Boys "Surfin' U.S.A." (1963)


Label : Capitol Records


01 - Surfin' U.S.A. (Chuck Berry)
02 - Farmer's Daughter (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
03 - Misirlou Nick Roubanis, Fred Wise, Milton Leeds & Bob Russell)
04 - Stoked (Brian Wilson)
05 - Lonely Sea (Gary Usher & Brian Wilson)
06 - Shut Down (Brian Wilson & Roger Christian)
07 - Noble Surfer (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
08 - Honky Tonk (Bill Doggett, Clifford Scott, Billy Butler, Shep Sheperd& Henry Glover)
09 - Lana (Brian Wilson)
10 - Surf Jam (Carl Wilson)
11 - Let's Go Trippin' (Dick Dale)
12 - Finders Keeper (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)

Bonus Tracks

13 - Cindy, Oh Cindy* (B. Barons & B. Long)
14 - The Baker Man* (Brian Wilson)
15 - Land Ahoy* (Brian Wilson)


Produced by Nick Venet
*Produced by Brian Wilson
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood & Western Studios Hollywood
Except Track 14 which was Recorded At Conway Recorders, Hollywood


The Beach Boys :

Brian Wilson : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Celeste, Glockenspiel
Mike Love : Lead, Harmony & Backing vocals, Saxophone
David Marks : Rhythm Guitar
Carl Wilson : Harmony & Backing vocals, Lead Guitar
Dennis Wilson : Harmony & Backing vocals, Drums 


01 - Surfin' U.S.A.

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position : #3
Master #39181 (Stereo) Recorded 1/31/63
Single Released 3/4/63 (Capitol 4932) b/w "Shut Down"
A-Side Charted 3/23/63 Reached #3
B-Side Charted 4/27/63 Reached #23

02 - Farmer's Daughter

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #39239 (Stereo) Recorded 1/31/63

03 - Misirlou

Instrumental
Master #39192 (Stereo) Recorded 2/11/63

04 - Stoked

Instrumental
Master #39212 (Stereo) Recorded 2/12/63

05 - Lonely Sea

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #37865 (Stereo) Recorded 6/13/62

06 - Shut Down

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Highest Chart Position : #23
Master #39180 (Stereo) Recorded 1/31/63

07 - Noble Surfer

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #39193 (Stereo) Recorded 2/11/63 

08 - Honky Tonk

Instrumental
Master #39191 (Stereo) Recorded 2/11/63 

09 - Lana

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
Master #39238 (Stereo) Recorded 1/31/63 

10 - Surf Jam

Instrumental
Master #39211 (Stereo) Recorded 2/12/63 

11 - Let's Go Trippin'

Instrumental
Master #39190 (Stereo) Recorded 2/11/63 

12 - Finders Keeper

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #39210 (Stereo) Recorded 2/12/63

13 - Cindy, Oh Cindy

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
(Mono) Recorded 9/13/62

14 - The Baker Man

Lead vocal : Brian Wilson
(Mono) Recorded 3/7/63

15 - Land Ahoy

Lead vocal : Mike Love
Master #38222 (Stereo) Recorded 9/6/62