The Beach Boys

Pet Sounds/Smiley Smile/Wild Honey

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The Beach Boys blended Four Freshmen-styled vocal harmonies with Chuck Berry riffs and applied all of it to a summery California still life of surfboards, cars, and girls, coming up with some of the most perpetually enduring songs in the history of rock. This set collects three middle-era Beach Boys albums, 1966's immortal Pet Sounds, the SMiLE-era tease Smiley Smile, and Wild Honey, the last two both appearing on LP in 1967. Combined like this, the three albums show a band outgrowing its California teen focus and expanding into broader sonic and thematic landscapes.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:25
2 2:34
3 2:30
4 2:54
5 3:06
6 2:21
7 3:00
8 2:53
9 3:11
10 2:55
11 3:15
12 2:23
13 2:53
14 3:03
15 2:33
16 2:36
17 2:31
18 2:58
19 3:06
20 2:24
21 2:59
22 2:54
23 3:18
24 3:07
25 3:21
26 2:37
27 2:51

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:39
2 2:09
3 2:17
4
2:17
5 2:33
6 3:39
7 2:20
8 2:38
9 2:30
10 2:24
11 1:07
12 2:40
13 2:18
14 2:07
15 2:22
16 2:42
17 2:14
18 1:50
19 2:43
20 2:21
21
1:58
22 1:08
23 2:59
24 6:54
25 3:03
26 1:10
27 2:32
28 5:33
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