Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
Pet Sounds cover

"Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)"

(Brian Wilson / Tony Asher)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Pet Sounds (1966)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 41

Studio coversLive coversSamplesBeach Boys & solo versionMedleys"Bedroom" covers
Artist Album Year ListenNotes
Mike AmbroseMint 400 Records Presents The Beach Boys Pet Sounds2013
The Beachles
(covered as "Don't Talk (Get Better)")
Sgt. Petsound's Lonely Hearts Club Band2006YoutubeMash up of The Beach Boys' "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" and The Beatles' "Getting Better".
Adam BenjaminLong Gone2008Youtube, SpotifyPiano-solo jazz interpretation
Blackpool Beach Boys And GirlPet Sounds1995Minimalist interpretation
Stefano Bollani
(covered as "Don't Talk")
Piano Solo2006SpotifyPiano-solo jazz interpretation
Danielle Branch & Aneurin BarnardHunky Dory - Original Music From The Motion Picture2012Youtube, SpotifyMusical soundtrack recording
Michael R. BristowOcean In A Box1999Solo acoustic guitar instrumental.
(covered as "Don't Talk (Close Your Eyes)")
Sgt. Petsound's Lonely Hearts Club Band2006Remix in the style of J Dilla.
Tim BurgessPet Sounds Revisited2012YoutubeIndie rock cover.
Shannon ButcherWords We Both Could Say2008Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover
Carter CathcartDo It Again! Fave Beach Boys Tunes1999Youtube, SpotifyPower pop cover.
Centro-MaticDo It Again: A Tribute To Pet Sounds2006
Tobias ChristlWildern2014Youtube, SpotifyJazz cover
Michel CrauSi J'Etais Un Charpentier
Morgan DeltA Tribute To Pet Sounds2016YoutubeIndie rock cover.
Earth, Wind & FireMusicares Presents A Tribute To Brian Wilson2007Live cover.
FenneszPlays EP1998Youtube, SpotifyAbstract electronic instrumental.
David GarlandI Guess I Just Wasn't Made For These Times: David Garland Performs Brian Wilson1993
John HowardThe Pros & Cons Of Passion2013Youtube, SpotifyPop cover. Recorded in 1996.
Charlie Hunter and Leon ParkerDuo1999Youtube, SpotifyGuitar-led jazz instrumental.
Jenifer JacksonThe Loser's Lounge - How Can A Loser Ever Win?2001
Guus Janssen SeptetAngelicA 19961997Youtube, SpotifyFree jazz instrumental.
Jacob Lawson & Riki MicheleMaking God Smile (An Artists' Tribute To The Songs Of Beach Boy Brian Wilson)2002YoutubeIndie cover.
Carmen McRae
(covered as "Don't Talk")
For Once In My Life1967Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover, with added Theremin.

Appeared on the Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson compilation album.
Vince MendozaWouldn't It Be Nice (A Jazz Portrait Of Brian Wilson)1997
Kendra MorrisMockingbird2013
OttoLittle Pieces2008SpotifyClassical instrumental
Steven PadinOut Of The Silent Nest2012Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover.
The James Pearson TrioSwing The Club2009Youtube, SpotifyJazz instrumental
Rockabye Baby!Lullaby Renditions Of The Beach Boys2006Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental lullaby.
Linda RonstadtWinter Light1993Youtube
Jerohme Spye
(covered as "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) [Talk Wake Talk Wake]")
Hippocamp Ruins Pet Sounds2005OtherExperimental electronic remix of the original track.
Clare TealDon't Talk2004Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover
THETEETHEWave Off2001Youtube, SpotifyMinimalist cover
Time PoolsBeach Boys Gone Country2007Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental country cover.
Vitamin String QuartetThe String Quartet Tribute To The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds2005Youtube, SpotifyClassical instrumental
Anne Sofie Von Otter and Elvis CostelloFor The Stars2001Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover.
Brian WilsonBrian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live2002YoutubeLive recording
Brian Wilson feat. Mark IshamBrian Wilson And Friends2016Youtube, SpotifyLive instrumental, with Isham's trumpet taking the lead part.
The Worlds Of LoveThe Worlds Of Love2000
Cristina ZavalloniSpecial Dish2015Youtube, SpotifyContemporary jazz cover
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