Journals Part I (1961-67)

The Beach Boys

CEDREM sound lab, CD-09,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Sound Quality: A
Value: B

This is an 8 disc box set covering the 1st 7 years of the Beach Boys. The packaging is very nice, the discs are all 24k gold, and it includes a nice booklet with plenty of pictures and press clippings and a comprehensive track listing (with a smattering of errors). The set itself offers practically nothing that isn't available on some other boot. Also, many of the tracks were clearly lifted from the discontinued 2fer's and the GV box set. However, for completists who don't have every boot, or new collectors who missed the 2fer's but want it all on disc, this set does include a lot of stuff. Sound quality varies, but in general is quite good.

Disc 1 - Vol. 1 (1961 - 64)

1. Surfin' (rehearsal)
2. Punchline
3. Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring
4. Land Ahoy (vocal overdub)
5. Land Ahoy (vocal overdub)
6. Land Ahoy
7. Cindy Oh Cindy
8. Surfin' USA (demo)
9. Little Surfer Girl (excerpt)
10. In My Room (demo)
11. The Baker Man
12. Our Car Club (backing track)
13. The Rockin' Surfer (alternate version)
14. Be True To Your School (45 version)
15. I Do
16. In My Room (german version)
17. Hushabye ('separated' mix)
18. Wendy ('separated' mix)
19. I Get Around (backing track)
20. I Get Around (alternate vocals)
21. Don't Back Down (alternate version)
22. All Summer Long ('separated' mix)
23. Little Honda ('separated' mix)
24. When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) ('separated' mix)
25. I'm So Young (alternate version)
26. All Dressed Up For School
27. Dance Dance Dance (alternate version)
28. Dance Dance Dance (backing track)
29. 'Hi, This Is The Beach Boys' (radio promo)
30. K.O.M.A. (radio promo)
31. Brian (radio promo)
32. K.A.Y.A. (radio promo)
33. K.D.W.B. (radio promo)
34. K.E.W.B. (radio promo)
35. Murray 'The K' (radio promo)
36. 'Where's Your I.D. ?' (radio promo)
37. 'The Beach Boys Show' (radio promo)
38. Happy Birthday To You
39. Honda '55 (radio promo)

Disc 2 - Vol. 2 (1965)

1. Please Let Me Wonder (vocal overdub session)
2. Please Let Me Wonder (vocal overdub session)
3. Please Let Me Wonder (vocal overdub session)
4. Please Let Me Wonder (vocal overdub session)
5. Please Let Me Wonder (vocal overdub session)
6. Do You Wanna Dance (vocals only)
7. Do You Wanna Dance (alternate vocals)
8. In The Back Of My Mind (backing track)
9. Good To My Baby (backing track)
10. Good To My Baby (stereo mix)
11. I'm So Young (stereo mix)
12. Help Me Ronda (vocal overdub session)
13. Brian & Murry Wilson (part 1) (Help Me Ronda session)
14. Brian & Murry Wilson (part 2) (Help Me Ronda session)
15. Brian & Murry Wilson (part 3) (Help Me Ronda session)
16. Brian & Murry Wilson (part 4) (Help Me Ronda session)
17. Help Me Ronda (stereo mix)
18. Help Me Rhonda (backing track)
19. Monkey's Uncle
20. Let Him Run Wild (alternate version)

Disc 3 - Vol. 3 (1965 - 1966)

1. California Girls (backing track)
2. California Girls (vocals only)
3. Graduation Day
4. The Little Girl I Once Knew (backing track)
5. The Little Girl I Once Knew
6. Trombone Dixie
7. Wouldn't It Be Nice (backing track session)
8. Wouldn't It Be Nice (backing track session)
9. Wouldn't It Be Nice (backing track session)
10. Wouldn't It Be Nice ('separated' mix)
11. Wouldn't It Be Nice (alternate vocals)
12. You Still Believe In Me (stereo backing track session)
13. You Still Believe In Me (alternate version)
14. Hang On To Your Ego (backing track session)
15. Hang On To Your Ego (backing track session)
16. Hang On To Your Ego (early mix)
17. Hang On To Your Ego (early mix)
18. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (stereo backing track session)

Disc 4 - Vol. 4 (1966)

1. I'm Waiting For The Day (stereo backing track)
2. God Only Knows (backing track session)
3. God Only Knows (backing track)
4. God Only Knows (vocal outtake)
5. I'm Waiting For The Day (alternate version)
6. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (alternate version)
7. Studio Chat
8. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) (session talk)
9. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) (backing track session)
10. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) (backing vocal)
11. Heroes And Villains (backing track [excerpt])
12. Heroes And Villains (early backing track)
13. Good Vibrations (backing track session)
14. Good Vibrations (backing track session)
15. Good Vibrations (backing track session)
16. Good Vibrations (early backing track)
17. Good Vibrations ('intermediate take' - part one)
18. Good Vibrations ('intermediate take' - part two)
19. Good Vibrations (edited remix)
20. Good Vibrations (remix #1)
21. Good Vibrations (remix #2)
22. Good Vibrations (edited remix #3)
23. Do You Like Worms (backing track, shorter mix)
24. Do You Like Worms (early mix)

Disc 5 - Vol. 5 (SMILE)

1. Intro (studio chat)
2. Our Prayer (early mix)
3. Our Prayer (final mix)
4. Heroes And Villains #1 (abandoned original intro)
5. Heroes And Villains #2 ('short' backing track)
6. Heroes And Villains #3 ('alternate' suite intro)
7. Heroes And Villains #4 ('final' suite intro)
8. Heroes And Villains #5 ('middle' section)
9. Heroes And Villains #6 ('final' suite end)
10. Heroes And Villains #7 ('alternate' suite end)
11. Heroes And Villains #8 (full outtake version)
12. Do You Like Worms (final mix)
13. Do You Like Worms (alternate version)
14. Good Vibrations (early mix)
15. Wonderful (backing track)
16. Wonderful (final mix)
17. Child Is Father Of The Man (earlier shorter mix)
18. Child Is Father Of The Man (final mix)
19. Cabinessence (backing track)
20. Cabinessence (early mix)
21. Cabinessence (remix edited version)
22. Vega-Tables / I'm In Great Shape (early mix)
23. Vega-Tables / I'm In Great Shape (final mix)
24. Wind Chimes (final mix)
25. Mrs. O'Leary's Cow (final mix)
26. Cool Cool Water (final mix)
27. I'd Love To Say Dada (final mix)
28. Surf's Up (instrumental intro)
29. Surf's Up (final mix)
30. The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine (final mix)
Bonus Tracks ('Smile' era instrumental outtakes)
31. Holidays
32. Barnyard
33. Tones (also known as 'Pixies')

Disc 6 - Vol. 6 (1966 - 1967)

1. Surf's Up (backing track session)
2. Surf's Up (backing track session)
3. Medley-:The Old Master Painter/You Are My Sunshine (backing track)
4. 'Smile' Radio Advert (music processed by CEDREM)
5. Tones (backing track session)
6. Tones (backing track session)
7. Tones (backing track session)
8. You're Welcome
9. She's Goin' Bald (demo version)
10. With Me Tonight (early backing vocals)
11. God Only Knows (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
12. California Girls (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
13. Surfer Girl (#1) (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
14. Surfer Girl (#2) (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
15. You're So Good To Me (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
16. The Letter (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
17. Help Me Rhonda (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
18. Heroes And Villains (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
19. Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring (live rehearsal - Lei'd In Hawaii)
20. With A Little Help From My Friends (from 'Wild Honey' sessions)
21. The Letter (from 'Wild Honey' sessions)
22. I Was Made To Love Her (from 'Wild Honey' sessions)
23. Can't Wait Too Long (original fragments)
24. Can't Wait Too Long (edited long version)
25. Can't Wait Too Long (edited short version)

Disc 7 - Vol. 7 (Live 1964)

1. Carl Wilson / intro
2. What I'd Say (Sydney, Australia 1964)
3. Intro-: (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
4. Surfin' USA (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
5. Surfer Girl (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
6. Hushabye (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
7. Be True To Your School (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
8. Don't Worry Baby (Civic Auditorium, Sacramento, California 1964)
9. Interview (on Swedish TV) (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
10. Fun Fun Fun (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
11. Long Tall Texan (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
12. In My Room (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
13. Graduation Day (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
14. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
15. Introduction to the band (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
16. Little Deuce Coupe (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
17. Surfer Girl (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
18. Monster Mash (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
19. Louie Louie (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
20. Surfin' USA (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
21. Don't Worry Baby (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
22. I Get Around (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
23. Johnny B. Goode (Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 1964)
24. Introduction (by Art Linkletter) (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
25. Little Deuce Coupe (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
26. In My Room (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
27. Be True To Your School (w/ The Honeys) (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
28. Surfer Girl (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
29. KFWB Theme (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)
30. Closing Credits (Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA 1964)

Disc 8 - Vol. 8 (Live 1965 - 1968)

Tracks 1-20 'Party' Album Outtakes
1. Ruby Baby
2. Preamble
3. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (Take #1)
4. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (Take #2)
5. Ticket To Ride
6. Riot In Cell Block No. 9 (Preamble)
7. Riot In Cell Block No. 9 (Take #1)
8. Riot In Cell Block No. 9 (Take #2)
9. Laugh At Me
10. One Kiss Led To Another (Take #1)
11. One Kiss Led To Another (Take #2)
12. (Preamble/Joke)
13. Mountain Of Love (Take #1)
14. Mountain Of Love (Breakdown)
15. Mountain Of Love (Take #2)
16. Mountain Of Love (Take #3)
17. California Girls
18. I Get Around (Take #1)
19. I Get Around (Take #2)
20. Poison Ivy / Little Deuce Coupe
21. Help Me Rhonda (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
22. I Get Around (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
23. Medley-:Surfin' Safari / Fun Fun Fun / Shut Down / Little Deuce Coupe / Surfin' USA (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
24. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
25. Surfer Girl (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
26. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
27. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
28. You're So Good To Me (Breakdown) (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
29. You're So Good To Me (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
30. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
31. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
32. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
33. Good Vibrations (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
34. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
35. California Girls (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
36. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
37. Sloop John B (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
38. Wouldn't It Be Nice (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
39. Intro (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
40. God Only Knows (Michigan State University - Oct 1966)
41. Heroes And Villains (Honolulu International Center 1967 - Lei'd In Hawaii outtake)
42. All I Wanna Do (London Palladium, England 1968 - 'Live In London' outtake)

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