The Top Ten Beach Boys Albums

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1Pet Sounds

Pet sounds totally changed the beach boys and showed the world what they could do. It's more deep and personal than their early surfing themed songs. At the time Capitol records considered this album to be a complete failure. However over the years it has grown to be considered one of the greatest albums of all time. I wonder if Capitol records ate their words and apologized to Brian Wilson. - Windowstcm1988

Listen to Paul McCartney about this one: "I believe nobody can claim to musically educated until they have listened to this album." Those are not his exact words, but as close as I can get off the top of my head. He bought a copy for each of his children for their musical education. The Beatles played it for their sound engineers over and over while recording Sgt. Pepper's. - beatles

Lemme explain something: this song did nothing for the beach boys when it first came out. It received a lot of critical acclaim, but didn't sell like their other albums.

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2Surfin' U.S.A.
3Smiley Smile
4Surf's Up
5Wild Honey
6I Love You
7Sunflower
8That's Why God Made the Radio

The beach boys have been making album for 50 years! - SammySpore

9Beach Boys' Party!
10Today!

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11Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)
12Holland
13All Summer Long
14Friends
15Endless Summer

Its one of those albums that's a must have for any collection.

16Surfer Girl
17Surfin' Safari
18Smile
19Shut Down, Vol. II
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