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Written by: Brian Wilson/Reggie Dunbar
Produced by: Brian and Murry Wilson
Recording date: March 31 and April 23, 1969
Master Number: #71916
Lead Vocal by: Carl (on the verses), Al (on the choruses) (with Brian and Mike)
Originally appeared on: Spirit of America
Subsequently appeared on: Summer Dreams; The Best of the Beach Boys; Good Vibrations
Released as a single, as the Beach Boys were still obliged to Capitol for one more single.
This is a tremendous song and a personal favorite, the vocals are out of this world. Unfortunately it bombed as a single.
Al claims that Brian "underproduced and undersold the ending of the record."
Reggie Dunbar is a pseudonym for Murry Wilson. The copywright notices list Brian as the only writer.
0:00 "Three" is left from a count in. the "four" is replaced by the drum
fill. Not on the Box set version
B-side with: Celebrate The News
Released on: June 16, 1969
Charted on: July 3, 1969
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