Annotation

Original MONO program (tracks 1-13)
Track 14 is MONO, mixed from the original 4-track master tapes.
repeats in STEREO on tracks 15-27, remixed from the original 3-track, 4-track and 8-track master tapes.

Tracks 1 & 15: Instrumental recorded Jan. 22, 1965. Vocals recorded March-April 1966. Originally released as Capitol Single 5706 "God Only Knows."
Tracks 2 & 16: Instrumental Track recorded Nov. 1, 1965 . Instrumental Introduction recorded Jan. 24, 1966. Vocals recorded January-February 1966.
Tracks 3 & 17: Basic Track recorded Feb 15, 1966. Additional instrumentation and Vocals recorded February or March 1966.
Tracks 4 & 18: Instrumental track recorded Feb 11, 1966, String Overdub recorded April 3, 1966.
Tracks 5 & 19: Instrumental and String overdub recorded March 6 1966. Vocals recorded March 1966.
Tracks 6 & 20: Instrumental Recorded Jan 18, 1966. String and Flute overdubs recorded Jan 19, 1966. Released October 10, 1966 as B-Side of Capitol single 5676, "Good Vibrations."
Tracks 7 & 21: Instrumental recorded July 12, 1965. Vocals recorded Dec. 22, 1965. New Lead Vocals and 12-string electric guitar overdub recorded Dec 29, 1965. High Harmony lead and additional backing vocals recorded Jan. 1966. Released March 21, 1966 as Capitol Single 5602.
Tracks 8 & 22: Instrumental recorded March 10, 1966. Vocals recorded March-April 1966. Released July 18, 1966 as the B-Side of Capitol Single 5706 "Wouldn't It Be Nice."
Tracks 9 & 23: Instrumental recorded Feb 9, 1966. Vocals recorded February -March 1966. Originally Titled "Hang On to your Ego."
Tracks 10 & 24: Instrumental recorded March 11, 1966. Vocals recorded March 25, 1966.
Tracks 11 & 25: Instrumental recorded Feb 14, 1966. Vocals recored March-April 1966.
Tracks 12 & 26 recored Nov. 17, 1965.
Tracks 13 & 27 recorded Jan 31, 1966. Released March 7, 1966 as Capitol single 5610.
Track 14 recorded Feb. 9, 1966. Mixed December 1987.

Instrumentals on Tracks 1, 11, 15 & 25 recorded at Gold Star Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Vocals on Tracks 1, 5, 8, 10, 11, 15, 19, 22, 24 & 25 recorded at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Tracks 2 to 4, 5 (instrumental and string overdub), 6, 7, 8 (instrumental), 9, 12 to 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 (instrumental and string overdub), 20, 21, 22 (instrumental), 23, 26 & 27 Recorded at Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA.
Tracks 10 & 24 (Instrumental) recorded at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA.
Track 14 Mixed at capitol records, Hollywood, CA.

Tracks 15-27 Produced and Engineered at "Your Place or Mine" Recording Studios, Glendale CA.
Track 14 Mixed at Capitol Mastering, Hollywood, CA, 1987.

Remastered at Oceanview Digital Mastering, Los Angeles, CA, 2000 using the HDCD process.

℗© Capitol Records, Inc.

Manufactured and distributed by EMI Music Canada

Annotation last modified on 2015-08-09 13:32 .

Tracklist

HDCD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wouldn’t It Be Nice
5 2:26
2 You Still Believe in Me
3 2:35
3 That’s Not Me
3 2:30
4 Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
3 2:54
5 I’m Waiting for the Day
3 3:06
6 Let’s Go Away for Awhile
3 2:21
7 Sloop John B
4 3:00
8 God Only Knows
4 2:53
9 I Know There’s an Answer
3 3:11
10 Here Today
3 2:55
11 I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times
3 3:16
12 Pet Sounds
3 2:23
13 Caroline, No
3 2:54
14 Hang On to Your Ego
4 3:04
15 Wouldn’t It Be Nice
5 2:33
16 You Still Believe in Me
3 2:36
17 That’s Not Me
3 2:31
18 Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
3 2:58
19 I’m Waiting for the Day
3 3:07
20 Let’s Go Away for Awhile
3 2:25
21 Sloop John B
4.5 2:59
22 God Only Knows
5 2:55
23 I Know There’s an Answer
3 3:18
24 Here Today
3.5 3:07
25 I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times
3 3:21
26 Pet Sounds
3.5 2:38
27 Caroline, No
3.35 2:52

Credits

HDCD 1

electric bass guitar:
Carol Kaye (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Ray Pohlman (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Lyle Ritz (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
trumpet:
Roy Caton (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
mandoguitar:
Barney Kessel (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
guitar:
Bill Pitman (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
percussion:
Frank Capp (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
piano:
Al De Lory (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
piano [track piano]:
Larry Knechtel (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
accordion:
Carl Fortina (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Frank Marocco (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Jay Migliori (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
12 string guitar:
Jerry Cole (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Steve Douglas (American saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Plas Johnson (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 7)
background vocals:
Al Jardine (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Bruce Johnston (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 1, 3–15, 17–27)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
lyricist:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 1, 7, 15, 21)
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10–11, 13, 15, 17–18, 22, 24–25, 27)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 15, 19, 23)
Terry Sachen (tracks 9, 23)
mixer:
Mark Linett (track 14)
Larry Walsh (track 14)
writer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 2, 16)
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 2, 16)
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 8, 22)
New Executive Music (tracks 7, 21)
has remixes:
Caroline No (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 13)
Caroline, No (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 13)
God Only Knows (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 8)
God Only Knows (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 8)
Here Today (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 10)
Here Today (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 10)
Pet Sounds (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 12)
Pet Sounds (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 12)
Sloop John B (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 7)
Sloop John B (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 7)
That’s Not Me (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 3)
That’s Not Me (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 3)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 1)
You Still Believe in Me (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 2)
mash-ups:
remix of:
Caroline, No (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 27)
God Only Knows (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 22)
Here Today (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 24)
Pet Sounds (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 26)
Sloop John B (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 21)
That’s Not Me (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 17)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 15)
sampled by:
Purity Boys by Blank Banshee (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 25) (track 22)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 211) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Fille ou garçon (tracks 7, 21)
Skulle de’ va’ skönt (tracks 1, 15)
Sólo Dios sabe (tracks 8, 22)
later versions:
recording of:
Caroline, No (tracks 13, 27)
God Only Knows (tracks 8, 22)
Hang On to Your Ego (track 14)
Here Today (tracks 10, 24)
I’m Waiting for the Day (tracks 5, 19)
Pet Sounds (tracks 12, 26)
Sloop John B (tracks 7, 21)
That’s Not Me (tracks 3, 17)
You Still Believe in Me (tracks 2, 16)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
version of:
Hang On to Your Ego (tracks 9, 23)
The John B. Sails (tracks 7, 21)