Best Beach Boys Songs

The Top Ten

Good Vibrations Good Vibrations Cover Art

I would honestly consider it a candidate for being the greatest song off all time!

I read a comment that said this was the Beach Boys version of Bohemian Rhapsody, but really, Bohemian Rhapsody was the Queen version of Good Vibrations.

Its so better and different than their other songs. Its surprising

90 hours of tape recording. $50,000 put into the recording - worth about $200,000 nowadays. A masterful combination of multiple instruments and harmonies to make a truly universally happy song.

God Only Knows God Only Knows Cover Art

I have warm memories as a child listening to this great song and thought that it was the greatest thing I've ever listened to. Now it's a song I would play in the car during a date.

I am not making this up at all. I have that Beach Boys song before it was on the Toy Story 4 trailer.

One of the greatest songs ever made - pure genius!

Used to think the Beach Boys were really annoying. When I heard this song, my mind was changed.

Wouldn't It Be Nice Wouldn't It Be Nice Cover Art

I'd love to wake up to this song every morning. It's just so amazing. Most definitely deserves number one spot.

This song describes the joy of looking forward and daydreaming so beautifully.

Those opening chimes at the beginning...that wistful bit of melancholy you feel as you listen to it...THE perfect song on a day in late August as summer is ending watching a beautiful girl walking along the beach with a bit of autumn chill creeping in!

It would be nice to hear this song everyday

I Get Around I Get Around Cover Art

Such energizing song. It's great!

I love this one it always makes me happy and gives me such a great feeling because it makes me think of all the times I was watching " Look Who's Talking" with my mom.

This song just makes you wanna dance!

Great 60's pop tune.

California Girls California Girls Cover Art

One of the greatest songs of all time, especially since I live in California and near the beach where they truly are the best honeys in the world.

So happy, upbeat, and just overall an amazing song and just so happens to be my most favorite song of all time.

Yes, just yes

The song is ok, but the opening section is the most beatiful thing I have ever heard

Surfin' U.S.A. Surfin' U.S.A. Cover Art

WOW so under-rated. It should be easy in the top ten. Its easily in my top 3. Great song, common guys rate it up!

How is this not number 1 so good

:0 So great, it's amazing!

Surfin usa is fun is they say beer not pier hahaaha

Surf's Up Surf's Up Cover Art

This song is beautiful and the vocals of brian in it are unique it should be 3 behind good vibrations and god only knows

I'm so glad to see it in the top ten where it belongs.

Such a great song how is this number?! Piano is amazing.

It's to AWESOME to describe

Kokomo

Ugh my absolute favorite and kinda sad to see people dog on this song for no reason. It feels like the perfect vacation song honestly for cruise goers

I am 16 and I LOVE the Beach Boys. With a pure pride and joy. I know every last word to every single song. This mean I am committed to really decide a good song. This song, and many others on this list are AMAZING! However, this one frosts the cake by far. Its light and upbeat and it really gets your imagination go wild!

Every time I hear this tune, bring on Summer, the beach and tropical drinks

We may think it's stupid now, but back in the day you couldn't stop loving it. The Beach Boys made a great come back song.

Fun, Fun, Fun

It's my dad's favorite but no songs are my favorite

Catchy, quick and fun, fun fun!

Sloop John B. Sloop John B. Cover Art

Lyrics crafted off an American Folk song, but if we are being fair minimal of the Beach Boys music remains pertinent in terms of lyric meaning. The tune and construction a far more important - which makes it top 3 (in my opinion of course).

My favourite. I know the lyrics are basic but the tune is irresistible. A timeless classic

Powerful song, impeccable instrumentation throughout... Mike Love's vocals in the middle are the weak spot, though what do you expect.

Cause its funny and a fun song for us

The Contenders

Don't Worry Baby Don't Worry Baby Cover Art

I get tearful every time I hear this. So beautifully sung and makes me think of Summer. *Sigh*

One of the greatest songs of all time

The best song of Beach Boys.

This should be on the top beautiful

Surfin' Safari Surfin' Safari Cover Art

Dude, this is my REAL introduction to The Beach Boys, I mean, from Hawaii to the shores of Peru, this song definitely have Good Vibrations in here.

Best surfing song it's real funky

Awesome song. Love it

It's just a happy little ditty! I dunno, but somehow it's my favorite Beach Boys tune!

Heroes and Villains Heroes and Villains Cover Art

It sounds great and it's a perfect song, but doesn't seem as experimental as some of the other stuff. Just a great song.

It's different from all the others. It has a little something that makes it more than a song. It's an experience.

Excellent it's like a psychedelic barbershop quartet.

"Excelent choice"

Help Me, Rhonda

It kinda tickles my ears every time I listen to it with my earphones. Lol

My "go to" song for Karaoke. A happy sing-a-long song. I'm a baseball PA announcer & often play it for 7th-inning stretch. It has such universal appeal & is so much fun that everyone's singing along. Great job, Alan!

A phenomenal job on lead vocals by Al Jardine!

Should be higher!

You Still Believe In Me

Really underrated, even among fans. It's definitely in my top ten--maybe even five.

Excellent vocals, especially in the outro, a psychedelic journey, this has to be one of the greats. The trouble is, pet sounds created so many epic songs.

The best song on Pet Sounds in my opinion.

So much underrated!
An explosion of perfect sounds...
Divine.

Surfer Girl Surfer Girl Cover Art

Nice song. Should be higher!

A pure classic. listened to it over and over during my tween years in Santa Cruz. Got my first kiss from my "girlfriend" at the Friday night dance.

Barbara Ann

I love to dance to this song. I also like Wouldn't It Be Nice, Kokomo, Good Vibrations, and Luittle Saint Nick.

Reminds me of the girl I dated, Barbara Ann Buckler...

So catchy...my personal favorite

Gets grounses

Darlin' Darlin' Cover Art

Grew up listening to this song blasting in the car while I sat in my car seat, grew up having my dad sing this to me. My favorite Beach Boys song, hands down.!

How on earth can this song be so far off the top 5 songs I've no idea. Personally I love this song a lot.

My personal favorite, I have no idea why this song was not in top 10

All I Wanna Do All I Wanna Do Cover Art

This is hands down the best song

In My Room

Makes me feel sleepy. great song.

'til I Die

This song, has the greatness and depth of the soul. I really love it.

Their finest song ever, no arguments...

Should be #1!

The Warmth of the Sun

JFK was assassinated as Brian Wilson and Mike Love were writing this song. It took on a whole new meaning.

Forever Forever Cover Art

This song is incredibly beautiful! Dennis Wilson (R.I.P.) has a great voice. So much emotion and tenderness in this song. The only 'bad' thing is that its not long enough

How can this song be so under-rated? This song has to be the greatest love song ever written.Mesmerising vocals by Dennis Wilson and a very godly harmony vocals in this song.Even Brian Wilson admits that this son has the best harmony in all of the Beach Boys songs.

Man what a beautiful song

It's About Time

One of my favourite tracks on Sunflower it's a rocking track!

Little Saint Nick Little Saint Nick Cover Art
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