The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


Recent additions


Song Artist Album Year Listen Notes
Soul Searchin'Brian Wilson feat. Carl WilsonGettin' In Over My Head2004Youtube, SpotifyRe-recording, although including Carl's chorus vocals.
Melt AwayBrian WilsonI Just Wasn't Made For These Times1995Youtube, SpotifyStripped down version
Love And MercySolid AirBeautiful World2017Youtube, SpotifyFolk version
Love And MercyGeoff UselessDon't Stop2010Youtube, SpotifyCountry rock cover
Love And MercyLiberaNew Dawn2008Youtube, SpotifyChoral rendition. Also appears on Eternal - The Best Of Libera. They had previously performed it live when Brian was inducted at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Love And MercyBrian WilsonWalking Down The Path Of Life single2005Youtube2005 re-recording, more reminiscient of the live arrangement. Was a bonus track on some editions of Brian's 2015 album No Pier Pressure.
Love And MercyRandy StonehillMaking God Smile (An Artists' Tribute To The Songs Of Beach Boy Brian Wilson)2002YoutubeAcoustic version
Love And MercyBrian Wilson and The Boys Choir of HarlemAn All-Star Tribute To Brian Wilson2001YoutubeLive recording from the All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson concert
Love And MercyGolden SmogUntil You Came Along EP1998YoutubeAcoustic version recorded live on Vin Scelsa's Idiots Delight, April 14 1996.
Love And MercyBMX BanditsWe're Gonna Shake You Down EP1996YoutubeLive acoustic recording from St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow.

Appears on the reissue of the Theme Park album.
Love And MercyBrian WilsonI Just Wasn't Made For These Times1995Youtube, SpotifyBrian's first re-recording. This version has a sparser arrangement.
Love And MercyJ.D. SmithIn My Room: A Beach Boys Tribute For The Homeless Of California1993
Love And MercyDumb AngelsLove And Mercy single1988YoutubeIndie rock cover
Don't Worry BabyScudScud EP
In My RoomPeter DeanJuanita Banana EP
Mona Kona
(as "Mona Kani")
Sean MacreavyTune X2001With lyrics by Sean Macreavy.
Trombone Dixie
(as "Why Why Winona")
Sean MacreavyTune X2001With lyrics by Sean Macreavy.
Three Blind MiceSean MacreavyTune X2001With lyrics by Sean Macreavy.
Good VibrationsAntiProductGood Vibrations single2006Youtube, SpotifyPunk metal cover, later released on their 2009 album Please Take Your Cash.
Good VibrationsGaddy MawaLe Stelle Dei '90 single1990Dance medley of "I Get Around" / "California Girls" / "Good Vibrations".
California GirlsGaddy MawaLe Stelle Dei '90 single1990Dance medley of "I Get Around" / "California Girls" / "Good Vibrations".
I Get AroundGaddy MawaLe Stelle Dei '90 single1990Dance medley of "I Get Around" / "California Girls" / "Good Vibrations".
Sail On, SailorThe Beach Boys & Rodney CrowellNashville Sounds1996YoutubeA live reheasal appears on this DVD.
Sail On, SailorRick Danko & Paul ButterfieldLive From The Blue Note, Boulder Co., 19792016Youtube, Spotify1979 live recording, featuring Blondie Chaplin reprising his lead vocal.
Don't Worry BabyCharlotte CooperGoes Without Saying2006David Marks and Jeffrey Foskett are credited with backing vocals for the album.
Only With YouCharlotte CooperGoes Without Saying2006David Marks and Jeffrey Foskett are credited with backing vocals for the album.
Only With YouMarxMarx1976
It's O.K.Alfa SystemDancing Queen single
Let Us Go On This WayColin Lloyd-TuckerCover Star & The Religious Experience2009
God Only KnowsMidroneGod Only Knows single2018Youtube, SpotifyElectronica cover