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The Beach Boys Today! is the eighth studio album by the Beach Boys, released on March 8, 1965.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love, except where noted.
Side one

  1. "Do You Wanna Dance?" (Bobby Freeman) - 2:19
  2. "Good to My Baby" - 2:16
  3. "Don't Hurt My Little Sister" - 2:07
  4. "When I Grow Up (To Be a Man)" - 2:01
  5. "Help Me, Ronda" - 3:08
  6. "Dance, Dance, Dance" (B. Wilson/Carl Wilson/Love) - 1:59

Side two

  1. "Please Let Me Wonder" - 2:45
  2. "I'm So Young" (William H. "Prez" Tyus, Jr.) - 2:30
  3. "Kiss Me, Baby" - 2:35
  4. "She Knows Me Too Well" - 2:27
  5. "In the Back of My Mind - 2:07
  6. "Bull Session with the 'Big Daddy'" (spoken word) - 2:10

CreditsEdit

The Beach Boys

  • Al Jardine – lead, harmony and backing vocals; electric rhythm guitar; bass guitar; handclaps
  • Mike Love – lead, harmony and backing vocals; handclaps
  • Brian Wilson – lead, harmony and backing vocals; four and six-string bass guitar; grand, upright and tack piano; Baldwin harpsichord; Hammond organ; handclaps
  • Carl Wilson – harmony and backing vocals; lead, rhythm and twelve-string guitar; six-string bass guitar; handclaps
  • Dennis Wilson – lead, harmony and backing vocals; drums, tambourine, handclaps

Additional musicians and production

  • Hal Blaine – drums, wood blocks, sleigh bells, triangle, tambourine, castanets, temple block
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Glen Campbell – guitar
  • Peter Christ – English horn
  • Steve Douglas – tenor saxophone
  • David Duke – French horn
  • John Gray – grand piano
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Plas Johnson – tenor saxophone
  • Carol Kaye – bass guitar
  • Barney Kessel – classical nylon rhythm guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – bass guitar
  • Larry Levine – engineer
  • Carrol Lewis – double-reed harmonica
  • "Louie" (last name unknown) – castanets
  • Jack Nimitz – saxophone
  • Jay Migliori – baritone saxophone
  • Earl Palmer – drums, timbales
  • Don Randi – tack upright piano, organ
  • Bill Pitman – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ray Pohlman – bass guitar
  • Billy Lee Riley – harmonica
  • Leon Russell – piano, organ
  • Billy Strange – electric guitar, electric mandolin
  • Ron Swallow – tambourine
  • Tommy Tedesco – autoharp, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Russ Titelman – percussion (microphone boom hit with screwdriver)
  • Julius Wechter – vibraphone, bell tree, timpani, tambourine, congas
  • Jerry Williams – vibraphone, timpani
  • Marilyn Wilson – backing vocals
  • unknown – oboe, cellos, violins, violas, English horn

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