Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wouldn't It Be Nice (mono)
5 2:25
2 You Still Believe in Me (mono)
3 2:34
3 That's Not Me (mono)
3 2:30
4 Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder) (mono)
3 2:54
5 I'm Waiting for the Day (mono)
3 3:06
6 Let's Go Away for Awhile (mono)
3 2:20
7 Sloop John B (mono)
4 2:59
8 God Only Knows (mono)
4 2:53
9 I Know There's an Answer (mono)
3 3:11
10 Here Today (mono)
3 2:55
11 I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (mono)
3 3:14
12 Pet Sounds (mono)
3 2:24
13 Caroline, No (mono)
3 2:55
14 Wouldn't It Be Nice (stereo)
5 2:34
15 You Still Believe in Me (stereo)
3 2:36
16 That's Not Me (stereo)
3 2:30
17 Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder) (stereo)
3 2:58
18 I'm Waiting for the Day (stereo)
3 3:06
19 Let's Go Away for Awhile (stereo)
3 2:25
20 Sloop John B (stereo)
4.5 3:01
21 God Only Knows (stereo)
5 2:55
22 I Know There's an Answer (stereo)
3 3:18
23 Here Today (stereo)
3.5 3:09
24 I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (stereo)
3 3:21
25 Pet Sounds (stereo)
3.5 2:36
26 Caroline, No (stereo)
3.35 2:55
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Wouldn't It Be Nice (instrumental stereo mix)
2:34
2 You Still Believe in Me (instrumental stereo mix)
2:37
3 That's Not Me (instrumental stereo mix)
2:31
4 Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder) (instrumental stereo mix)
2:58
5 I'm Waiting for the Day (instrumental stereo mix)
3:09
6 Let's Go Away for Awhile (instrumental stereo mix)
2:26
7 Sloop John B (instrumental stereo mix)
3:03
8 God Only Knows (instrumental stereo mix)
2:57
9 I Know There's an Answer (instrumental stereo mix)
3:20
10 Here Today (instrumental stereo mix)
3:10
11 I Just Wasn't Made for These Times (instrumental stereo mix)
3:24
12 Pet Sounds (instrumental stereo mix)
2:36
13 Caroline, No (instrumental stereo mix)
2:53
14 Wouldn't It Be Nice (live at Michigan State University/1966)
2:32
15 Sloop John B (live at Michigan State University/1966)
2:54
16 God Only Knows (live at Michigan State University/1966)
2:59
17 Good Vibrations (live at Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, Washington DC/1967)
4:29
18 God Only Knows (live at Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, Washington DC/1967)
2:50
19 Wouldn't It Be Nice (live at Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, Washington DC/1967)
2:00
20 God Only Knows (live at Carnegie Hall, New York/1972)
3:13
21 God Only Knows (live at Jamaican World Music Festival, Montego Bay, Jamaica/1982)
2:59
22 Sloop John B (live at Universal Studios, Universal City, Ca/1989)
3:21
23 Caroline No (live at Paramount Theatre, NYC/1993)
2:10
24 You Still Believe in Me (live at Paramount Theatre, NYC/1993)
2:47

Credits

CD 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, 3–14, 16–26)
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, 14, 20)
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10–11, 13–14, 16–17, 21, 23–24, 26)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 14, 18, 22)
Terry Sachen (tracks 9, 22)
writer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 2, 15)
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 2, 15)
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 8, 21)
New Executive Music (tracks 7, 20)
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 (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 12)
Pet Sounds (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 12)
Sloop John B (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 7)
Sloop John B (stereo) by The Beach Boys (track 7)
That’s Not Me (5.1) by The Beach Boys (track 3)
That’s Not Me (stereo) 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 26)
God Only Knows (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 21)
Here Today (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 23)
Pet Sounds (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 25)
Sloop John B (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 20)
That’s Not Me (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 16)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (mono) by The Beach Boys (track 14)
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 21)
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, 20)
Skulle de’ va’ skönt (tracks 1, 14)
Sólo Dios sabe (tracks 8, 21)
recording of:
Caroline, No (tracks 13, 26)
God Only Knows (tracks 8, 21)
Here Today (tracks 10, 23)
I’m Waiting for the Day (tracks 5, 18)
Pet Sounds (tracks 12, 25)
Sloop John B (tracks 7, 20)
That’s Not Me (tracks 3, 16)
You Still Believe in Me (tracks 2, 15)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (1966-01-22 – 1966-04-11) (track 1)
version of:
Hang On to Your Ego (tracks 9, 22)
The John B. Sails (tracks 7, 20)

CD 2

recorded in:
composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 1, 3–23)
lyricist:
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10–11, 13–14, 16, 18–21, 23)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 1, 7, 14–15, 17, 19, 22)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 14, 17, 19)
Terry Sachen (track 9)
writer:
Tony Asher (US lyricist, worked on Pet Sounds) (tracks 2, 24)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (tracks 2, 24)
publisher:
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (tracks 7, 15, 22)
Irving Music, Inc. (tracks 8, 16–18, 20–21)
New Executive Music (tracks 7, 15, 22)
recorded at:
Paramount Theatre (Brooklyn, opened 1928) in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (tracks 23–24)
instrumental recording of:
Caroline, No (track 13)
God Only Knows (track 8)
Here Today (track 10)
Sloop John B (track 7)
That’s Not Me (track 3)
later translated versions:
Fille ou garçon (tracks 7, 15, 22)
Skulle de’ va’ skönt (tracks 1, 14, 19)
Sólo Dios sabe (tracks 8, 16, 18, 20–21)
live recording of:
Caroline, No (track 23)
God Only Knows (tracks 16, 18, 20–21)
Good Vibrations (Love/Wilson lyrics, common version) (track 17)
Sloop John B (tracks 15, 22)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (tracks 14, 19)
recording of:
Pet Sounds (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Beach Boys Medley (track 17)
version of:
Good Vibrations (Tony Asher lyrics) (track 17)
The John B. Sails (tracks 7, 15, 22)