Fun, Fun, Fun
Shut Down Volume 2 cover

"Fun, Fun, Fun"

(Brian Wilson / Mike Love)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Shut Down Volume 2 (1964)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 124

Studio coversLive coversSamplesBeach Boys & solo versionMedleys"Bedroom" covers
Artist Album Year ListenNotes
Ōsama (王様)
(covered as "浜っ子伝説")
浜っ子伝説~ビーチボーイズ 日本語直訳メドレ single1996YoutubeJapanese "direct translation" medley of "Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"Surfer Girl"/"Good Vibrations"/"Little Honda"/"California Girls"/"God Only Knows"/"Wouldn't It Be Nice".
101 Strings Orchestra & The Alshire SingersPlay And Sing The Songs Of The Beach Boys1976Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral pop cover.
A Taste Of HoneyThe Hits Of The Beach Boys1969
Noël AkchotéBeach Volley (Plays The Beach Boys For SATB) EP2016Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic contemporary jazz instrumental.
(covered as "John 1:1")
Jesus Christ Morningstar (A Chronological Look At The Life Of Christ)1998Youtube, SpotifyParody with Christian lyrics by J. John Jackson - "You'll see that John 1:1 tells us God is really Jesus the World".
Adrian BakerCalifornia Girls2010
Bamses Venner
(covered as "På'n - På'n - På'n")
Sutsko!1976Danish lyrics by Flemming Bamse Jørgensen
The Beach Boys
(covered as "Medley Part One: Uptempo")
The Beach Boys Medley single1981A (badly edited) medley consisting of "Good Vibrations"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"I Get Around"/"Little Deuce Coupe"/"Little Honda"/"Hawaii"/"409"/"Noble Surfer"/"Dance, Dance, Dance"/"Shut Down"/"Surfin' Safari"/"Barbara Ann"/"Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun". Released as a single with Part Two (Ballads), and also a significantly shorter single version was released. This version was the B-side to the British "Wouldn't It Be Nice" re-release in 1990.
The Beach Boys
(covered as "The Beach Boys Medley")
The Beach Boys Medley singleYoutubeA (badly edited) medley of "Good Vibrations"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"I Get Around"/"Shut Down"/"Surfin' Safari"/"Barbara Ann"/"Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun". This is in fact an edit of the much longer "Up Tempo" medley, but with half the songs. The shorter edit is in the listen links, while a slightly longer French version can be listened to here here, if for some reason you want an extra minute.
The Beach Boys And The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraThe Beach Boys With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra2018Youtube, SpotifyThe original Beach Boys recording and vocals with orchestral overdubs.
The Beach Boys and Ricky Van SheltonStars And Stripes Vol. 11996YoutubeCountry cover with Ricky Van Shelton on lead vocals.
Beach Boyz Tribute BandBeach Boyz Tribute Band Live2018Live recording.
Beatnik TermitesSplit EP1996YoutubePunk cover.
The BoomerangsAnother Tear Falls single1965
BustedYear 3000 single2003Youtube, SpotifyDespite often being attributed to Busted and McFly, McFly were not involved in this recording.
John Cafferty And The Beaver Brown BandLive At The Bottom Line 19802017Live recording from 1980.
Cagey Strings25 Jahre Rock'n'Roll - Oldies & Raritäten2007Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover of the Status Quo version.
(covered as "Summer Fun Medley")
Summer Fun Medley single1981YoutubeMedley of "Surfin' U.S.A."/"Little Honda"/"Catch A Wave"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"Barbara Ann"/"Dance, Dance, Dance"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"California Girls"/"Good Vibrations".
The Cantina Band
(covered as "Summer '81")
Summer '81 single1981YoutubeMedley of "Surfer Girl"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"409"/"I Get Around"/"Dance, Dance, Dance"/"California Girls"/"Wouldn't It Be Nice"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"Good Vibrations". Basically an attempt to see how many choruses you can fit into 4 minutes 18 seconds, the B-side was the same medley without the 14 seconds of "Surfer Girl" at the start.
Captain Rat And The Blind Rivets
(covered as "Cubs. Cubs, Cubs")
Cubs, Cubs, Cubs single1984YoutubeNew lyrics about the Chicago Cubs.
Carmen Y Los Peques
(covered as "Voy, Voy, Voy")
Es Dificil Ser Bebé1993SpotifyKids cover with Spanish lyrics.
The CarnabeesThe Story Of The Beach Boys1978
CarpentersNow And Then1973Youtube, SpotifyPart of the "Yesterday Once More" medley.
Celtic Thunder
(covered as "Surfer Medley")
It's Entertainment!2010Youtube, SpotifyLive medley of Surf City / Fun, Fun, Fun / Surfin' U.S.A.
The CraftsmenWhat Can We Say1965Discogs says a 1964 release, but the album contains "You're So Good To Me", which was not released until 1965.
The DelltonesThe Dellies' Burst Out1965
Dino, Desi & BillyOur Time's Coming1966YoutubeStraightforward cover.
Gretchen DowsingFun, Fun, Fun
Jamie DunnFun Fun Fun single1978YoutubeStraightforward cover.
Les Excentriques
(covered as "Fume, Fume, Fume")
Les Excentriques1965Youtube, SpotifyReleased as a single. French lyrics by Fernand Bonifay.
Chris FarmerCalifornia Dreamin'2008Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
FeedtimeCooper-S1988Youtube, SpotifyPost-punk cover.
The FirebirdsStars In Stripes2013Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Frankie & The Young OnesGolden Rock Dreams Vol. 21982
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
Live At The Royal Albert Hall2005Live medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "I Get Around" / "Wouldn't It Be Nice" / "California Girls" / "God Only Knows".
Leif GarrettFeel The Need1978YoutubePop cover.
Gidea Park
(covered as "Beach Boy Gold")
Gidea Park1981Youtube, SpotifyReleased as a single, which went to #11 in the UK charts.

Medley of "Graduation Day"/"Catch A Wave"/"Surfin' U.S.A"/"I Get Around"/"Little Old Lady From Pasadena"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"Sloop John B"/"Dance, Dance, Dance"/"When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)"/"Good Vibrations.

A live version appears on their Live In Concert album, with different songs (only "Surfin' U.S.A" and "Fun, Fun, Fun" remaining from the studio version).
(covered as "Fun X 3")
The Windfall Varietal2000YoutubeLo-fi cover
The Great Rufus Road Machine
(covered as "Medley: Surfin' USA / Surf City / Fun Fun Fun")
The Great Rufus Road Machine1975Medley of "Surfin' U.S.A.", "Surf City", and "Fun, Fun, Fun".
Half Japanese½ Live1979
The Hard TravelersThe Hard Travelers1979
Gary HoeyMonster Surf2005Youtube, SpotifyHard rock guitar instrumental.
The Hollyridge StringsThe Beach Boys Song Book: Romantic Instrumentals By The Hollyridge Strings1964Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral version, arranged by Stu Philips.
The Jalopy FiveDraggin' And Surfin'1964Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Released as a single.

Appears on the No-Go Showboat - 20 Beach Boys Cover Songs compilation album.
Jan & DeanSilver Summer1985The album Silver Summer featured Mike Love on backing vocals and many Beach Boys sidemen on instruments.
Jan & DeanTheir Greatest Hits1977Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover from this "greatest hits" album, that is actually an album of new recordings from 1977, and is more of a solo project by Dean Torrence than an actual Jan & Dean recording.
Al Jardine, Family & FriendsLive In Las Vegas2001YoutubeLive recording.
Joan Jett & The BlackheartsGood Music1986Youtube, SpotifyRock cover. Features Carl on guitar, and Al, Bruce, Mike (along with touring band members Billy Hinsche and Bobby Figueroa) on backing vocals.
John B. & The Surfin' SafarisA Tribute To The Beach Boys2002Youtube, Spotify
Chuck Kirkpatrick
(covered as "Surf's Up")
Surf's Up single1981YoutubeMedley of "Little Deuce Coupe"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"California Girls"/"Good Vibrations"/"In My Room"/"Surfer Girl"/"Don't Worry Baby"/"Wendy"/"I Get Around"/"Barbara Ann"/"Shut Down"/"409"/"Catch A Wave"/"Surfin' Safari"/"Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun".
Lónlí Blú Bojs
(covered as "Stuð Stuð Stuð")
Stuð Stuð Stuð1975OtherIcelandic cover with lyrics by Þorsteinn Eggertsson.
The Lazer BandWhen The Manslayers Jam1980
Little Joe Shaver And Devil DogCountry Surfin'1976
Little WingsMade It Rain2011OtherAcoustic, "party"-vibe cover.
Los Locos Del Ritmo
(covered as "Voy, Voy, Voy")
Los Locos Del Ritmo Vol. V1964YoutubeRock 'n' Roll cover with Spanish lyrics by Jesús González.

Released as a single.
Mike LoveUnleash The Love2017Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Mike LoveCatch 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.
Mike LoveUnleash The Love2017
Jacki Mac and Wickety WakLove Me Love My Dog1980
Mama Betty's Band
(covered as "Eine Reise Nach New York")
Juliet single1964YoutubeGerman cover with lyrics about New York penned by R.M. Siegel.
The Marina SwingersFun Fun Fun single1979
Mike McClintockIn Like Satin1989YoutubeAlt. Rock cover.
Mette & Mogensen
(covered as "Sjov, Sjov, Sjov")
Jeg Ser Et Sted single1974YoutubeDanish lyrics by J.S. Mogensen.
(covered as "Fun³ Medley")
太陽の下のサーフィン・Japan1992Japanese cover.

Medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun"/"Shut Down"/"Barbara Ann"/"Surf City".
The Midas Touch
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
The Midas TouchMedley of "I Get Around"/"Barbara Ann"/"409"/"Surfin' U.S.A."/"Fun, Fun, Fun".
The MillionairesPersonally Yours...Medley of "Barbara Ann", "Surfin' U.S.A." and "Fun, Fun, Fun".
Les Missiles
(covered as "Fume, Fume, Fume")
Les Missiles1964Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover, with French lyrics by Fernand Bonifay.
Fred Mollin And The Blue Sea BandDisney's Beach Party - Surf Sound2006Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Co-produced by Mark Linnett and features Darian Sahanaja and Jeff Foskett on backing vocals. Introduction by Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Minnie Mouse.
Roland Montreuil
(covered as "Fume, Fume, Fume")
....Sur Demande....Vol.81965YoutubeFrench pop cover.
NajaBeach Boys: Best Of Tribute2004
New Symphonic OrchestraNew Symphonic Orchestra Plays The Beach Boys1999SpotifyMuzak cover.
Ol' 55Open Top Cars & Girls In Tight T-Shirts1986
La Onda Vaselina
(covered as "Voy, Voy, Voy")
La Onda Vaselina 21991Youtube, SpotifyPop cover with Spanish lyrics.
Original Cast RecordingGood Rockin' Tonite!1992Youtube, SpotifyOriginal London Cast recording, medley of "Surfin' U.S.A.", "Fun, Fun, Fun", "I Get Around" and Johnny B. Goode.
Out Of The Blue [Oxford]Cut Loose2017OtherA cappella medley of "Surfin' U.S.A." and "Fun, Fun, Fun".
P.K. And The Sound ExplosionThe Beach Boys Songbook1977
Papa Doo Run RunCalifornia Project1985YoutubeStraightforward cover.
Caleigh PetersHerbie Fully Loaded Original Soundtrack2005
Carl Petter & New Rocket
(covered as "Den Om Tipper'n")
Turet Hele Natten single1982Danish lyrics by Carl Petter.
The PhantomsBig Beat Hits1967
Plastic ZooSkateboard Junction1979
The PoetsLiving High1977
Yvan Prévost
(covered as "Fume, Fume, Fume")
12 Succès Qui Font Danser La Jeunesse D'Aujourd'hui, Vol.21964French lyrics by Fernand Bonifay.
The Quiet FiveWhen The Morning Sun Dries The Dew2005SpotifyStraightforward cover. Recorded between 1965 and 1967, but unreleased until 2005.
RämounsRockaway Beach Boys2009Youtube, SpotifyPunk cover, in the style of the Ramones.
R.I.G.A.N. ClanFun, Fun, Fun single1978YoutubePop rock cover
(covered as "Fan, Fan, Fan")
21998Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover, Swedish lyrics by Stefan Livh.
The Re-BopsRaised On Rock N' Roll1993Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Red Shadow
(covered as "Gone, Gone, Gone")
Live At The Panacea Hilton1975Youtube, SpotifyNew political lyrics by Ev Ehrich
Red SquaresLive + 31998Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward live version.
Robin and The Frog ScoutsMuppet Beach Party1993YoutubeStraightforward cover, sung by green frogs made of felt.
Kenny Rogers and The First Edition TV show1971YoutubeLive TV medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "God Only Knows" / "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" / "Caroline, No" / "Good Vibrations".
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
Rosewood1979Medley of "Surfin' Safari", "Surfin' U.S.A." and "Fun, Fun, Fun".
The Royal Showband, Waterford feat. Brendan BowyerThe Wonder Of You single1965YoutubeRock cover.
Sea Cruise
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
Sea Cruise1978Youtube12 minute disco medley, consisting of "Dance, Dance, Dance"/"Do You Wanna Dance"/"Surfin' U.S.A."/"I Get Around"/"Wendy"/"Help Me, Rhonda"/"Surfer Girl"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"Good Vibrations"/"Little Honda"/"Shut Down"/"Little Deuce Coupe"/"California Girls"/"Summer Finale".
The Shadows (Canada)New Hit Parade With The Shadows
Status Quo with The Beach BoysDon't Stop1996Youtube, SpotifyRecorded with The Beach Boys, including a new verse sang by Mike Love. Also released as a single, and has appeared on Beach Boys compilation albums.
Die Strandjungs
(covered as "Medley 1984 - 1985")
StrandgoldYoutube, SpotifyMedley of the Strandjung's versions of "Surfin' U.S.A." / "I Get Around" / "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "Barbara Ann".
Die Strandjungs
(covered as "Kleines Rotes Cabriolet")
Sommer, Sonne... Strandjungs1985Youtube, SpotifyGerman lyrics by Guntmar Feuerstein. Released as a single in Germany in 1984.
The StrangersColin Cook And The Strangers1964
The Surf City AllstarsScrapbook2002Live version on 2006's Live In Concert (Spotify, Youtube) and 2014's Live In Concert (Spotify, Youtube).
Surf City SoundsSurf City Sounds1981
Adam Surf & The Pebble Beach BandFun, Fun, Fun single1976
The SurfersHits That Made The Beach Boys1971Also appears on 1974's Sounds Like The Beach Boys.
The SurfsidersThe Surfsiders Sing The Beach Boys Songbook1965Notoriously bad cover.
Suzie & The SeniorsBack To The Sixties
Trygve Thue
(covered as "Skjønt Skjønt Skjønt ")
Jeg - En Beach Boy1994Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover, Norwegian lyrics by Gustav Lorentzen. Released as a single.
The Tidal WavesFun, Fun, Fun single1979YoutubePunk cover.
Time PoolsBeach Boys Gone Country2007Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental country cover.
The Top Ten AllstarsSweet Beat And Fun, Fun, Fun!Live recording.
The Troupadours
(covered as "Beach Boys Medley")
The Troupadours1975Medley of "Good Vibrations" / "California Girls" / "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "Surfer Girl" / "Barbara Ann".
Simon Turner
(covered as "California Revisited")
California Revisited single1973YoutubeMedley of "California Revisited", "Surf City", "Fun, Fun, Fun" and "So You Wanna Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star?".
(covered as "Cocktail "Twist Candy"")
Ce Soir On Danse Vol. 3Disco medley of "What I'd Say" / "Do You Love Me" / "Judy In Disguise" / "Speedy Gonzalez" / "Hound Dog" / "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "Manon, Viens Danser Le Ska" / "C'est La Faute Danser Le Ska" / "Wipe Out" / "What I'd Say".
(covered as "Cocktail "Crocodile Twist"")
Ce Soir On Danse Vol. 91998Disco medley of "Crocodile Rock" / "I Get Around" / "Little Honda" / "Les Marionnettes" / "Surf City" / "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena" / "Fun, Fun, Fun" / "Crocodile Rock".
UnknownHomage To The Beach Boys
Tom UrieTom Urie2011Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Laurent Voulzy
(covered as "Rockollection Live - Volume 4")
Rockollection Live1995French medley of "The Locomotion"/"Ticket To Ride"/"A Hard's Day Night"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".

French lyrics by Alain Souchon.
Laurent Voulzy
(covered as "Rockollection Live - Volume 2")
Rockollection Live1995French medley of "The Loco-Motion"/"A Hard Day's Night"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".

French lyrics by Alain Souchon.
Laurent Voulzy
(covered as "Rockollection Live - Volume 3")
Rockollection Live1995French medley of "Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"You Really Got Me"/"Gloria"/"Let's Spend The Night Together"/"Jumpin' Jack Flash"/"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".

French lyrics by Alain Souchon.
Laurent Voulzy
(covered as "Rockollection Live")
Le Gothique Flamboyant Pop Dancing Tour2004SpotifyLive, French medley of "The Locomotion"/"From Me To You"/"Day Tripper"/"A Hard's Day Night"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"Gloria"/"Paint It, Black"/"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"/"Mr. Tambourine Man"/"Massachusetts"/"Night Fever"/"Superstition"/"The Boxer"/"Venus"/"Sunny Afternoon"/"California Dreamin'"/"On The Road Again"/"Owner Of A Lonely Heart"/"Message In A Bottle".

French lyrics by Alain Souchon. Released as a single.
Laurent Voulzy
(covered as "Rockollection Live")
Voulzy Tour1994SpotifyLive, French medley of "The Locomotion"/"Ticket To Ride"/"A Hard's Day Night"/"Fun, Fun, Fun"/"I Get Around"/"You Really Got Me"/"Gloria"/"Let's Spend The Night Together"/"Jumpin' Jack Flash"/"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"/"Mr. Tambourine Man"/"Massachusetts"/"Stayin' Alive"/"No Milk Today"/"Pinball Wizard"/"Wild Thing"/"California Dreamin'"/"Message In A Bottle".

French lyrics by Alain Souchon. Released as a single.
Brian Wilson with Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Ricky Fataar, Billy Hinsche and SebuBrian Wilson And Friends2016Youtube, SpotifyLive recording. Brian takes lead.
Wilson PhillipsDedicated2012Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
WinkQueen Of Love1991Youtube, SpotifyJapanese pop cover.
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