There are few musical groups whose names are more synonymous with summer than the Beach Boys. Decades after their heyday, the Beach Boys are still getting radio play and making people dance in the warm days of summer. Here is a look at five amazing songs by the Beach Boys and why their sound will continue to live on.
“I Get Around”
In typical Beach Boys’ fashion, “I Get Around” is an upbeat, fast-tempo song that immediately puts its audience into a happier frame of mind after listening to it. For added entertainment value, check out this video of the Beach Boys performing “I Get Around” on American Bandstand.
“Surfin’ in the USA”
Another great song by the Beach Boys is “Surfin’ in the USA.” If you can listen to this song without cracking a smile or feeling your mood lifted, you should probably get your pulse checked. “Surfin’ in the USA” is the epitome of a Beach Boy song, with an upbeat tempo, memorable lyric and happy, carefree vibe.
“God Only Knows”
“God Only Knows” is my all-time favorite song by the Beach Boys. The memorable lyrics, harmonious vocals and mellow tone are just a few of this song’s perks. In typical Beach Boy’s fashion, this song lifts spirits and will have you singing along in no time. For added entertainment, check out this video of the Beach Boys performing “God Only Knows.”
Another amazing song by the Beach Boys is “Good Vibrations.” It is impossible to listen to this song and stay in a bad mood. The song is upbeat, catchy and boasts some killer lyrics. Decades after it was first sung “Good Vibrations” has not lost any of its original luster.
“Wouldn’t it be Nice”
“Wouldn’t it be Nice” is one of those songs that has lived on well past its expected shelf life. The song is completely infectious, bubbly and memorable. Play this song at a party and expect to see your guests come to life and start to dance and sing. It is funny how you can turn on a music group such as the Beach Boys and suddenly people from different generations have something they can relate to. Great music transcends time and breaks down walls.
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