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Songs that Mention "The Beach Boys"

on Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:32 am
This is a list I had been compiling at our previous home of songs whose lyrics mention "the Beach Boys". The last title to be listed before we arrived here is "Beach Boys" by Weezer. Names marked with an asterisk are of songs that mention "Beach Boys" only (no "the"), as these are bound to be of interest to others less anal-retentive than yours truly. That said, I'm truly dumbfounded by the number of songs that namecheck the collective Boys.

The current total stands at:

95

"Round The Bend"----The Beta Band
"Long May You Run"----The Stills-Young Band
"Sycamore Bay"----The Vinyl Kings
"Punk Rock Girl"----The Dead Milkmen
"(Here They Come) From All Over The World"----Jan & Dean
"Surfside Motel"----The Doleful Lions
"Perfect Summer Day"----Andi
"Jamie"----Weezer
"Scrapbook"----Chicago
"455 Rocket"----Gillian Welch
"7-11"----The Ramones
"Losing My Edge"----LCD Soundsystem
"I Love L.A."----Randy Newman
"High Time"----Daniel Tashian
"I Hate The Beach Boys"----The Bobs
"I Kept The Beach Boys"----Tullycraft
"Beach Boys Britain"----Alan Boyd
"I Hate California"----Jonathan Coulton
"Summertime Thing"----Chuck Prophet
"Hot Rod U.S.A."----The Rip Chords
"Surfin's Back Again"----The Fantastic Baggys
"The Day I Wrote The Book"----Jackdaw4
"A Tribute To The Beach Boys (1976)"----The Sands of Time
"Goodbye Marlon Brando"----Elton John
"Perfect Lovesong"----The Divine Comedy*
"Love Will Destroy Us In The End"----Hefner
"I'm Just A Girl"----Deana Carter*
"Pop Tarte"----Baby Lemonade
"Three Brothers, A Garden And Love"----Veeder van Doorn
"Miss Delaney"----Jack's Mannequin
"Caroline's Radio"----Bubblegum Lemonade*
"Love Those Beach Boys"----The Sea Shells*
"The Scavenger"----Gary Paxton
"The Story Of The Rockers"----Gene Vincent
"So Many Electric Guitars"----The Young Fresh Fellows
"Thou Shalt Always Kill"----Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
"Pacific Ocean Blue"----The Electric Prunes*
"The Record's Over"----The Russians
"Real Summer"----Future Bible Heroes
"Surfin' Santa"----Lord Douglas Byron and the Continentals*
"The Moronic Inferno"----The Dictators*
"Rockollection"----Laurent Voulzy
"Gonna Take A Lot To Stay"----The Churchills*
"Celebrity Roast"----Goretex
"Hot California Nights"----P.J. Proby
"Huntingtons At The Beach----The Huntingtons*
"Trash"----The Pale Pacific*
"Mom In Love, Daddy In Space"----Kashmir*
"M.I.L.F."----Judith Holofernes*
"Victoria"----Nazareth
"All The Fun"----Mathilde Santing
"Frat House"----Slaughterhouse*
"Ethylene"----John Hiatt*
"Big Wet Rag"----Rockapella*
"Road To Nowhere"----Turin Brakes
"Big Red Boat"----Grey Eye Glances
"Chain Me Free"----The Matches
"California Girls" [parody]----The Barron Knights
"Eroika"----Kool A.D.
"Yuppie Rap"----Kid Addotta
"I Told Santa Claus I Want You"----The Surf Boys
"Vader Bach Och Beach Boys"----Gals and Pals [reworking of "God Only Knows"]*
"Who Will Be There"----In the Face of War*
"Nothin' Like A Southern Girl"----Griffin Layne*
"Cȏte D'Azur"----The Richies
"King Of The Beach"----Sack
"No More Beach Boys"----Cult Maniax*
"Guitar Born In America"----Michel Montecrossa
"She's So California"----Adam Gregory
"Shotgun"----M.A.D.*
"Painted On Horse"----Sam Draper
"Ode To The Beach Boys"----Andrew and the North American Grizzly
"Endless Summer"----G-Eazy ft. Erika Flowers
"Church Street In Ruins"----Bangers
"Writing You A Song"----Jonny Diaz
"Lips Of Love"----Princess Superstar
"She Talks About The Beach Boys"----Trolley
"Hot Summer Nights/Let's Go Surfin'"----Panther Pride Chorus
"Maybe In The Midwest"----Army of Freshmen
"Heartbeat"----David Elon Preston
"Ocean Girl"----Dawn of the Dude
"Never Gone Surfing"----The Detractions
"Car Party"----The Sunrays
"Santa's Gone Surfing"----Gene Mitchell
"I Want To Rock You"----American Lesley Jane
"Where Did The Music Go?"----Brian Gari
"The California Dream"----Brian Gari
"Drag Strip USA"----The Flagmen
"Beach Boys Gold"----Gidea Park
"Hello, Hello, Hello"----Guillaume Cantillon
"California Sunrise"----Jon Pardi*
"Cannonball"----Grouplove
"Beach Boys"----Weezer
"Get Away"----Vertigo
"Whatever Happened To The Beach Boys"----The Beached Boy


Last edited by Mr. K on Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:10 am; edited 2 times in total
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Re: Songs that Mention "The Beach Boys"

on Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:39 pm
And here we go with the first new entry. Vertigo hail from Brisbane.  
Their mention of TBB is at 1:13 ("Get around like the Beach Boys):




http://somethingyousaid.com/2016/12/21/video-premiere-vertigo-get-away/

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Re: Songs that Mention "The Beach Boys"

on Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:51 pm
^^^

Interesting.

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Re: Songs that Mention "The Beach Boys"

on Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:09 am
Here comes another: "Whatever Happened To The Beach Boys?" by (ahem!) The Beached Boy. You can hear it here.

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