The Beach Boys Cover Database

An attempt to collect together all the covers of Beach Boys songs in one place.


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Mike Love

Frontman of The Beach Boys. Co-wrote and sung lead on a lot of the hits. Was also involved in Celebration.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"409"Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Alone On Christmas Day"
(as "(You'll Never Be) Alone On Christmas Day")
(You'll Never Be) Alone On Christmas Day2015YoutubeAfter Phoenix requested permission to cover the song, Mike rerecorded the song with altered lyrics, and released it as a single.
"Alone On Christmas Day"Reason For The Season2018Youtube, SpotifyA re-recording of Mike's previous version.
"Ballad Of Ole' Betsy"Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR1996YoutubeRe-recording with Adrian Baker. Neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Be True To Your School"
(as "Be True To Your Bud")
Budweiser Fight Song single1982YoutubeRecorded for a Budweiser advert.
"Brian's Back"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover with Carl's original chorus vocal.
"California Girls"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Bruce reprises his response on the chorus.
"California Girls"Catch A Wave1996YoutubeRe-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't seem to appear on the track.
"Catch A Wave"Catch A Wave1996YoutubeRe-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't appear on the track.
"Daybreak Over The Ocean"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyA bit more low key production-wise than the That's Why God Made The Radio version.
"Do It Again"Beach Music Classics2016Re-recording with Charles Lloyd as producer.
"Do It Again"Catch A Wave1996YoutubeRe-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't appear on the track.
"Don't Worry Baby"Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR. Apparently the only track Bruce actually contributed to - playing keyboard.
"Fun, Fun, Fun"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
"Fun, Fun, Fun"Catch A Wave1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR, although neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Fun, Fun, Fun"Unleash The Love2017
"Good Vibrations"Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Bruce doesn't seem to be on the record.
"Good Vibrations"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Bruce performs backing vocals.
"Hawaii"Catch A Wave1996YoutubeRe-recording with Adrian Baker.
"Help Me, Rhonda"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Bruce on backing vocals.
"I Get Around"Catch A Wave1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys and Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR, although neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"I Get Around"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
"Kokomo"Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Bruce doesn't seem to be on the record.
"Little Deuce Coupe"Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR, although neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Little Honda"Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Little Saint Nick"
(as "Little St. Nick")
Reason For The Season2018Youtube, SpotifyStraight re-recording.
"Shut Down"Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Of The Beach Boys Salute NASCAR, although neither David or Bruce seem to appear on the track.
"Surfer Girl"Catch A Wave1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't seem to appear on the track.
"Surfin' Safari"Catch A Wave1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't seem to appear on the track.
"Surfin' U.S.A."Beach Music Classics2016Re-recording with Charles Lloyd as producer.
"Surfin' U.S.A."Catch A Wave1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Also appeared on Summertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites Of Mike Love And Bruce Johnston Of The Beach Boys, although Bruce doesn't seem to appear on the track.
"Wouldn't It Be Nice"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Jeff Foskett on lead vocals.

Mike Love feat. John Stamos

See also Mike Love and John Stamos.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"Getcha Back"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyIncludes some lyrical alterations by Mike.

Features Bruce on backing vocals.

Mike Love feat. Mark McGrath and John Stamos

See also Mike Love, Mark McGrath and John Stamos.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"Do It Again"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyDo It! Do It!

Released as a single.

Mike Love feat. Ambha Love

See also Mike Love and Ambha Love.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"Kiss Me, Baby"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyRe-worked as a duet. Bruce is on backing vocals.
"The Warmth Of The Sun"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover with Ambha on lead vocals.

Mike Love feat. John Cowsill and Scott Totten

See also Mike Love, John Coswill and Scott Totten.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"Wild Honey"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Cowsill takes lead, as he does in the current Beach Boys live show.

Mike Love feat. AJR

See also Mike Love and AJR.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"Darlin'"Unleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyAJR on lead vocals. Bruce appears on the backing vocals, but according to the credits, Mike isn't actually on it.

Mike Love featuring Hanson

Also see Mike Love and Hanson.


Song Album Year Listen Notes
"It's O.K."It's OK single2018Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover