Surfin' Safari
The Beach Boys
Released October 1, 1962
Recorded October 3, 1961,

April 19, August 8, September 5, & September 6, 1962

Length 24:53
Label Capitol
Produced by Nick Venet

For the song, see Surfin' Safari (song).

Surfin' Safari is The Beach Boys' first album. It was released on Capitol Records on October 1, 1962.


The front sleeve features the five-piece band on the beach at Paradise Cove, north of Malibu. The picture was taken by in-house Capitol photographer Kenneth Veeder.

Track ListingEdit

Side OneEdit

  1. "Surfin' Safari" (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) (2:05)
  2. "County Fair" (Wilson, Gary Usher) (2:15)
  3. "Ten Little Indians" (Wilson, Usher) (1:26)
  4. "Chug-A-Lug" (Wilson, Usher, Love) (1:59)
  5. "Little Girl (You're My Miss America)" (Herb Alpert, Vincent Catalano) (2:04)
  6. "409" (Wilson, Usher, Love) (1:59)

Side TwoEdit

  1. "Surfin'" (Wilson, Love) (2:10)
  2. "Heads You Win - Tails I Lose" (Wilson, Usher) (2:17)
  3. "Summertime Blues" (Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capeheart) (2:09)
  4. "Cuckoo Clock" (Wilson, Usher) (2:08)
  5. "Moon Dawg" (Derry Weaver) (2:00)
  6. "The Shift" (Wilson, Love) (1:52)


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