Surfin' Safari / Surfin' USA

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Tracklist

CD 1
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1Surfin' Safari
engineer:
Chuck Britz
producer:
Nick Venet and Murry Wilson
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (in 1962-06, on 1962-06-13)
recording of:
Surfin’ Safari (on 1962-06-13)
writer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
publisher:
Guild Music Company
4.152:08
2County Fair
producer:
Nick Venet
organ:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1962-09-05)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-09-05)
other vocals:
Nick Venet (on 1962-09-05)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-09-05)
recording of:
County Fair (on 1962-09-05)
composer:
Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
32:17
3Ten Little Indians
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-08-08)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-08-08)
recording of:
Ten Little Indians (on 1962-08-08)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
version of:
Ten Little Indians
21:29
4Chug-a-Lug
producer:
Nick Venet
organ:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1962-08-08)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-08-08)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-08-08)
recording of:
Chug-a-Lug (on 1962-08-08)
composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys), Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
publisher:
Irving Music (BMI)
22:02
5Little Girl (You're My Miss America)
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (on 1962-09-06)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-09-06)
recording of:
Little Girl (You're My Miss America) (on 1962-09-06)
composer:
Herb Alpert and Vincent Catalano
cover recording of:
Little Girl (You're My Miss America)
composer:
Herb Alpert and Vincent Catalano
32:07
6409
engineer:
Chuck Britz
producer:
Nick Venet and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-06-13)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
recording of:
409 (on 1962-06-13)
lyricist and composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys), Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
52:02
7Surfin'
producer:
Nick Venet
acoustic bass guitar and background vocals and other vocals [harmony vocals]:
Al Jardine (on 1961-10-04)
background vocals and other vocals [harmony vocals]:
Al Jardine
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1961-10-04)
recording of:
Surfin’ (on 1961-10-04)
composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
42:13
8Heads You Win, Tails I Lose
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-09-05)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-09-05)
recording of:
Heads You Win - Tails I Lose (on 1962-09-05)
composer:
Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
32:20
9Summertime Blues
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
David Marks (on 1962-09-06) and Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (on 1962-09-06)
cover recording of:
Summertime Blues (on 1962-09-06)
writer:
Jerry Capehart and Eddie Cochran
publisher:
American Music (publisher), Cinephonic Music Co., Ltd., Elvis Presley Music, Gladys Music, Rightsong Music and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
42:11
10Cuckoo Clock
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1962-09-05)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-09-05)
recording of:
Cuckoo Clock (on 1962-09-05)
composer:
Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
32:12
11Moon Dawg
producer:
Nick Venet
other vocals:
Nick Venet (on 1962-09-05)
cover recording of:
Moon Dawg! (on 1962-09-05)
composer:
Derry Weaver
42:03
12The Shift
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-08-08)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1962-08-08)
recording of:
The Shift (on 1962-08-08)
composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
41:55
13Surfin' USA
engineer:
Chuck Britz
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1963-01-31)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1963-01-31)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1963 (number: 9)
recording of:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (on 1963-01-31)
lyricist:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
composer:
Chuck Berry
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Isalee Music Publishing Company and Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
is based on:
Sweet Little Sixteen
4.62:31
14Farmer's Daughter
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1963-01-31)
recording of:
Farmer's Daughter (on 1963-01-31)
lyricist and composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
41:52
15Misirlou
producer:
Nick Venet
instrumental cover recording of:
Misirlou (Dick Dale instrumental arrangement) (on 1963-02-11)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Dick Dale (surf guitarist) and Gabriel Paquin-Buki
premiered by:
Oktopus (Quebec octuor band)
publisher:
Campbell Connelly & Co.
arrangement of:
Miserlou (Mediterranean folk song)
arrangement of:
Μισιρλού (Misirlou)
42:06
16Stoked
producer:
Nick Venet
recording of:
Stoked (on 1963-02-12)
composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
42:02
17Lonely Sea
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1962-06-13)
recording of:
Lonely Sea (on 1962-06-13)
lyricist and composer:
Gary Usher and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
42:25
18Shut Down
engineer:
Chuck Britz
producer:
Nick Venet and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1963-01-31)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1963-01-31)
recording of:
Shut Down (on 1963-01-31)
lyricist and composer:
Roger Christian (US radio personality and lyricist) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc. and Universal Music Careers
3.51:53
19Noble Surfer
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys)
recording of:
Noble Surfer (on 1963-02-11)
lyricist and composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
31:55
20Honky Tonk
producer:
Nick Venet
cover recording of:
Honky Tonk (jazz instrumental) (on 1963-02-11)
composer:
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist), Bill Doggett, Clifford Scott and Berisford “Shep” Shepherd
42:05
21Lana
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1963-01-31)
recording of:
Lana (on 1963-01-31)
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
41:43
22Surf Jam
producer:
Nick Venet
recording of:
Surf Jam (on 1963-02-12)
composer:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
42:14
23Let's Go Trippin'
producer:
Nick Venet
cover recording of:
Let’s Go Trippin’ (on 1963-02-11)
composer:
Dick Dale (surf guitarist)
32:00
24Finders Keepers
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1963-02-12)
recording of:
Finders Keepers (on 1963-02-12)
lyricist and composer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
41:44
25Cindy, Oh Cindy
producer:
Nick Venet
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1962-09-13)
remixer:
Mark Linett
remixed at:
Your Place or Mine Recording in Glendale, California, United States
cover recording of:
Cindy, Oh Cindy (on 1962-09-13)
writer:
Burt D’Lugoff and Robert Barron Nemiroff
2:10
26The Baker Man
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (on 1963-03-07)
remixer:
Mark Linett
recorded at:
Conway Recording Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1963-03-07)
remixed at:
Your Place or Mine Recording in Glendale, California, United States
recording of:
The Baker Man (on 1963-03-07)
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
2:36
27Land Ahoy
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (on 1962-09-06)
remixer:
Mark Linett
remixed at:
Your Place or Mine Recording in Glendale, California, United States
recording of:
Land Ahoy (on 1962-09-06)
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder)
1:39

Credits

Release

printed in:United States
art direction:Tommy Steele (Creative Director (EMI/Capitol, Workbook))
liner notes:David Leaf
Mark Linett
assistant engineer:David Mitson
remastering:Joe Gastwirt
Mark Linett
compiler:Mark Linett
design:Chuck Ames
manufactured by:Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint)
copyrighted by and phonographic copyright by:Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (in 1990)
manufactured for:BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions)
recorded at:Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
remastered at:Ocean View Digital Mastering in California, United States
ASIN:US: B000008DA0 [info]