Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Think About the Days
1:28
2 That's Why God Made the Radio
3:19
3 Isn't It Time
3:45
4 Spring Vacation
3:07
5 The Private Life of Bill and Sue
4:17
6 Shelter
3:02
7 Daybreak Over the Ocean
4:20
8 Beaches in Mind
2:38
9 Strange World
3:03
10 From There to Back Again
3:24
11 Pacific Coast Highway
1:47
12 Summer's Gone
4:42

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tom Bukovic (tracks 5, 12)
Probyn Gregory (track 8)
Jeffrey Foskett (tracks 2, 4, 6)
acoustic guitar and finger snaps:
Jeffrey Foskett (track 5)
acoustic guitar and banjo:
Probyn Gregory (track 5)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Scott Totten (track 7)
violin:
Joel Derouin (tracks 10–11)
Sharon Jackson (tracks 10–11)
Peter Kent (violinist) (tracks 10–11)
Songa Lee-Kitto (tracks 10–11)
Julie Rogers (violinist) (tracks 10–11)
John Wittenberg (tracks 10–11)
electric bass guitar:
Cliff Hugo (track 7)
Larry Millas (track 3)
Michael Rhodes (tracks 2, 4, 9–10, 12)
Brett Simons (tracks 5, 8, 12)
cello:
Alisha Bauer (tracks 10–11)
Vanessa Freebairn-Smith (tracks 10–11)
oboe:
Chris Bleth (track 12)
strings arranger:
Paul Mertens (tracks 9–12)
finger snaps:
Jessica Bish (track 5)
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (track 5)
drums:
Eddie Bayers (track 12)
Curt Bisquera (track 7)
John Cowsill (track 8)
Chad Cromwell (tracks 2, 4, 9)
drums and finger snaps:
John Cowsill (track 5)
flute:
Paul Mertens (tracks 10–12)
organ:
Scott Bennett (track 2)
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (track 8)
clavinet and organ:
Scott Bennett (tracks 4, 8)
guitar:
Tom Bukovic (tracks 2, 4, 10)
David Marks (tracks 2–6, 8, 12)
Jim Riley (tracks 4, 8)
Nick Rowe (track 2)
Nick Walusko (tracks 2, 4, 12)
vibraphone:
Scott Bennett (tracks 1, 5, 12)
Darian Sahanaja (tracks 2, 5)
double bass:
David Stone (David "Stoney" Stone) (track 12)
tack piano:
John Hobbs (tracks 6, 9–10)
electric guitar:
Tom Bukovic (track 6)
percussion:
Nelson Bragg (tracks 6, 9, 11–12)
percussion and timpani:
Nelson Bragg (track 5)
percussion and ukulele:
Jim Peterik (track 3)
keyboard and percussion arranger:
Paul Fauerso (track 7)
piano:
John Hobbs (tracks 2, 5)
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (tracks 1, 11)
piano and prepared piano:
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (track 12)
accordion:
Gary Griffin (Beach Boys/Pacific Arts associated pianist) (track 9)
harpsichord:
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (track 6)
baritone saxophone:
Paul Mertens (track 5)
French horn:
Probyn Gregory (tracks 1, 11–12)
French horn and trombone:
Probyn Gregory (track 6)
additional vocals:
Jeffrey Foskett (track 7)
Al Jardine (track 7)
Bruce Johnston (track 7)
Brian Wilson (track 7)
producer:
Paul Fauerso (track 7)
recorded by:
Paul Fauerso (track 7)
spoken vocals:
Skip Masters (track 5)
vocals:
Adrian Baker (track 7)
Jeffrey Foskett (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Al Jardine (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Bruce Johnston (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Christian Love (track 7)
Hayleigh Love (track 7)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (tracks 1–12)
Brian Wilson (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
vocals arranger:
Paul Fauerso (track 7)
writer:
Jon Bon Jovi (track 12)
Larry Millas (tracks 2–3)
Jim Peterik (tracks 2–3)
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player) (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (tracks 3–4, 7–8)
Brian Wilson (tracks 1–6, 8–12)
recording of:
Beaches in Mind (track 8)
Isn't It Time (track 3)
Shelter (track 6)
Spring Vacation (track 4)
Strange World (track 9)
Summer's Gone (track 12)

Release

additional engineer: Michael Czaszwicz
Larry Millas
Wesley Seidman
executive producer: Mike Love (Beach Boys)
graphic design: Lawrence Azerrad
mastering: Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
mixer: Frank Pappalardo
photography: Guy Webster (photographer)
producer: Brian Wilson
recorded by: Frank Pappalardo
Joe Thomas (Producer/composer/piano player)
ASIN: US: B007U1FEJE [info]
Discogs: http://www.discogs.com/release/3704573 [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Dan McCarroll
Discogs: http://www.discogs.com/master/443933 [info]
Wikidata: Q1571410 [info]
Wikipedia: en: That's Why God Made the Radio [info]
reviews: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/h6j9 [info]