As we wish Al Jardine a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘The Beach Boys At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American musician and singer Al Jardine a Happy 80th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Beach Boys

Video Tracklist :

1 . Good Vibrations

2 . Don't Worry Baby

3 . Barbara Ann

4 . God Only Knows

5 . I Get Around

6 . Kokomo

7 . Wouldn't It Be Nice

8 . Little Saint Nick

9 . California Girls

10 . I Can Hear Music

11 . Surfin' USA

12 . Sloop John B

13 . Little Deuce Coupe

14 . Fun Fun Fun

15 . Help Me Rhonda

Audio : Wouldn't It Be Nice . Good Vibrations . God Only Knows . I Get Around . Sloop John B . California Girls . Kokomo . Little Saint Nick . Barbara Ann . Surfin' U.S.A. .

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The Beach Boys release their nineteenth album : ‘Holland’ featuring ‘Sail On, Sailor’ (1973)

The Beach Boys' 'Holland' feat. 'Sail On, Sailor' is their nineteenth studio album, so titled since it was recorded mostly in the Netherlands during the summer 1972 and released on January 8, 1973 by Reprise.

1 . Sail On Sailor (Live, 2012)

2 . California Saga: California (Live)

Track Listing : 1.Sail On, Sailor (Brian Wilson, Tandyn Almer, Ray Kennedy, Jack Rieley, Van Dyke Parks) - 03:19 . 2.Steamboat (Dennis Wilson, Jack Rieley) - 04:33 . 3.California Saga: Big Sur (Mike Love) - 02:56 . 4.California Saga: The Beaks Of Eagles (Robinson Jeffers, Al Jardine, Lynda Jardine) - 03:49 . 5.California Saga: California (Al Jardine) - 03:21 . 6.The Trader (Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley) - 05:04 . 7.Leaving This Town (Ricky Fataar, Blondie Chaplin, Carl Wilson) - 05:49 . 8.Only With You (Dennis

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s seventeenth album : ‘Desire’ featuring ‘Hurricane’ and ‘Mozambique’ (1976)

Bob Dylan's 'Desire' is his seventeenth studio album produced by Don Devito and released on January 5, 1976 by Columbia Records.

Track Listing : 1.Hurricane (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 08:33 . 2.Isis (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 06:58 . 3.Mozambique (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 03:00 . 4.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below) (Bob Dylan) - 03:43 . 5.Oh, Sister (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 04:05 . 6.Joey (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 011:05 . 7.Romance In Durango (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 05:50 . 8.Black Diamond Bay (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 07:30 . 9.Sara (Bob Dylan) - 05:29

Musicians : Vincent Bell – Bouzouki . Ronee Blakley – Background Vocals On (1) . Dominic Cortese – Accordion, Mandolin . Emmylou Harris– Background Vocals . Scarlet Rivera – Violin . Luther Rix – Congas On (1) . Steven

The The release their second album : ‘Infected’ (1986)

The The's 'Infected' is their second studio album produced by Warne Livesey, Matt Johnson, Roli Mosimann & Gary Langan and released on November 17, 1986 by Some Bizzare / Epic

1 . Infected (Video)

2 . Infected (London, Royal Albert Hall)

3 . Out Of The Blue (Official Video)

4 . Out Of The Blue (London, Royal Albert Hall)

5 . Heartland (Official Video)

6 . Sweet Bird Of Truth

7 . Sweet Bird Of Truth (Official Video)

8 . Slow Train To Dawn (Official Video)

9 . Twilight Of A Champion (Official Video)

10 . Mercy Beat (w/ Matt Johnson, 1986)

Track Listing : 1.Infected (Matt Johnson) - 04:49 . 2.Out Of The Blue (Into The Fire) (Matt Johnson) - 05:10 . 3.Heartland (Matt Johnson) - 05:01 . 4.Angels Of Deception (Matt Johnson) - 04:37 . 5.Sweet Bird Of Truth (Matt Johnson) - 05:22 . 6.Slow Train

The Beach Boys release ‘Smiley Smile,’ their twelfth album featuring ‘Heroes and Villains’ (1967)

The Beach Boys 'Smiley Smile' is their twelfth studio album released on September 18, 1967 by Brother/Capitol.

1 . Heroes And Villains (Melbourne, 1978)

2 . Heroes And Villains (Irvine, Ca 6/3/2012)

3 . Good Vibrations

Track listing : 1.Heroes and Villains (Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks) - 03:37 . 2.Vegetables (Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks) - 02:07 . 3.Fall Breaks and Back to Winter (W. Woodpecker Symphony) - 02:15 . 4.She's Goin' Bald (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Van Dyke Parks) - 02:15 . 5.Little Pad (Brian Wilson) - 02:30 . 1.Good Vibrations (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 03:36 . 2.With Me Tonight (Brian Wilson) - 02:17 . 3.Wind Chimes (Brian Wilson) - 02:36 . 4.Gettin' Hungry (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:27 . 5.Wonderful (Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks) - 02:21 . 6.Whistle In (Brian Wilson)

Capitol publish The Beach Boys’ third album : ‘Surfer Girl’ featuring ‘Little Deuce Coupe’ (1963)

The Beach Boys' 'Surfer Girl' is their third studio album (the first produced by Brian Wilson) and released on September 16, 1963 by Capitol.

1 . Surfer Girl (1964)

2 . Catch A Wave Live

3 . Little Deuce Coupe

4 . Hawaii

5 . Surfer Girl (Live, 2012)

6 . Little Deuce Coupe (On "Letterman")

7 . In My Room (1964)

Track Listing : 1.Surfer Girl (Brian Wilson) - 02:26 . 2.Catch A Wave (B. Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:07 . 3.The Surfer Moon (Brian Wilson) - 02:11 . 4.South Bay Surfer (Stephen Foster, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Al Jardine) - 01:45 . 5.The Rocking Surfer (Traditional, Brian Wilson) - 02:00 . 6.Little Deuce Coupe (Brian Wilson, Roger Christian) - 01:38 . 7.In My Room (Brian Wilson, Gary Usher) - 02:11 . 8.Hawaii (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 01:59 . 9.Surfers Rule (Brian Wilson, Mike

Beach Boys release their seventeenth album : ‘Surf’s Up’

Beach Boys 'Surf's Up' is their seventeenth studio album released on August 30, 1971 by Reprise / EMI.

1 . Don't Go Near The Water

2 . Disney Girls

Track Listing : 1.Don'T Go Near The Water (Mike Love, Al Jardine) - 02:39 . 2.Long Promised Road (Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley) - 03:30 . 3.Take A Load Off Your Feet (Al Jardine, Brian Wilson, Gary Winfrey) - 02:29 . 4.Disney Girls (1957) (Bruce Johnston) - 04:07 . 5.Student Demonstration Time (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Mike Love) - 03:58 . 6.Feel Flows (Carl Wilson, Jack Riele) - 04:44 . 7.Lookin' At Tomorrow (Al Jardine, Gary Winfreyy) - 01:55 . 8.A Day In The Life Of A Tree (Brian Wilson, Jack Riele) - 03:07 . 9.'Til I Die (Brian Wilson) - 02:41 . 10.Surf'S Up (Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks) - 04:12

Musicians : The Beach Boys - Band . Al

Capitol release The Beach Boys’ ‘All Summer Long,’ their sixth album featuring ‘I Get Around’ (1964)

The Beach Boys' 'All Summer Long' feat. 'I Get Around' is their sixth studio album released on July 13, 1964 by Capitol.

1 . I Get Around (Live, 2013)

2 . Little Honda

3 . Wendy (1964)

Track Listing : 1.I Get Around (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:14 . 2.All Summer Long (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:08 . 3.Hushabye (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) - 02:41 . 4.Little Honda (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 01:52 . 5.We'Ll Run Away (Brian Wilson, Gary Usher) - 02:02 . 6.Carl'S Big Chance (Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson) - 02:03 . 7.Wendy (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:21 . 8.Do You Remember? (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 01:40 . 9.Girls On The Beach (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:28 . 10.Drive-In (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 01:49 . 11.Our Favorite Recording Sessions (Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson,

Columbia publish ‘Chicago VII’ which is Chicago’s ….sixth album (1974)

Chicago's 'Chicago VII' is their sixth studio (double) album produced by James William Guercio and released on March 11, 1974 by Columbia.

1 . Happy Man (1979)

2 . Happy Man

3 . I've Been Searching So Long (Live, 1974)

4 . I've Been Searching So Long

5 . Mongonucleosis (Live, 1974)

6 . Wishing You Were Here (w/ Beach Boys, 1974)

7 . Wishing You Were Here (w/ Peter Cetera, Caesars Maximus Theater, Atlantic City, 6/4/16)

8 . Call On Me (Chicago, 1974)

9 . Call On Me

Chicago - Chicago VII

Track Listing : 1.Prelude To Aire (Danny Seraphine) - 02:47 . 2.Aire (Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider, James Pankow) - 06:27 . 3.Devil'S Sweet (Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider) - 010:07 . 4.Italian From New York (Robert Lamm) - 04:14 . 5.Hanky Panky (Robert Lamm) - 01:53 . 6.Life Saver (Robert

Capitol Records publish ‘Today!’ The Beach Boys’ eighth album (1965)

The Beach Boys' 'Today!' is their eighth studio album produced by Brian Wilson and released on March 8, 1965 by Capitol.

1 . Do You Wanna Dance / Barbara Ann (2007, Live)

2 . Good To My Baby (Live)

3 . When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) ("Ready Steady Go")

4 . Help Me Rhonda

5 . Dance Dance Dance (Live, 1964)

6 . Dance, Dance, Dance ("Shindig," 1964)

7 . Please Let Me Wonder (Live, 1965)

8 . Im So Young (Casino Rama, Oct 23, 2015)

The Beach Boys - Today!

Track Listing : 1.Do You Wanna Dance? (Bobby Freeman) - 02:19 . 2.Good To My Baby (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:16 . 3.Don'T Hurt My Little Sister (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:07 . 4.When I Grow Up (To Be A Man) (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 02:01 . 5.Help Me, Ronda (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 03:08 . 6.Dance, Dance, Dance (Brian Wilson,

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Happy Birthday Brian Wilson

June 20, 1942 - Brian Wilson, American musician, singer, songwriter and co-founder of the Beach Boys is 80. Happy Birthday Sir

Tracklist :

1 . Talk about SMILE

2 . Heroes & Villians (1971)

3 . Sloop John B (1976)

4 . I Sleep Alone

5 . Love and Mercy (Today Show, 1991)

6 . Lay Down Burden (Live)

7 . Caroline No (1999)

8 . Wouldn't It Be Nice (2001)

9 . Live at Glastonbury

10 . Do It Again (w/ Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson)

11 . on The Tonight Show (9-23-2010)

12 . The Right Time (w/ Al Jardine, David Marks)

13 . Wouldn’t It Be Nice

The Beach Boys release ‘Pet Sounds’ featuring ‘God Only Knows’ and ‘Sloop John B’ (1966)

The Beach Boys' 'Pet Sounds' incl. 'God Only Knows' is their eleventh studio album released on May 16, 1966 by Capitol.

1 . Wouldn't It Be Nice

2 . Wouldn't It Be Nice (Original Video)

3 . You Still Believe In Me

4 . Behind The Sounds about "That's Not Me"

5 . That's Not Me / Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) (w/ Brian Wilson, Live)

6 . Behind The Sounds about "Let's Go Away For Awhile"

7 . Sloop John B

8 . Sloop John B (w/ Brian Wilson & Al Jardine, Official Video)

9 . God Only Knows (Official Video)

10 . God Only Knows (1966)

11 . Behind The Sounds about "I Know There's An Answer"

12 . I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (London, 2002)

13 . Just Wasn't Made For These Times

The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Track Listing : 1.Wouldn'T It Be Nice (Brian Wilson, Tony Asher, Mike