The Beach Boys Cover Database

Surfin' Safari cover


(Brian Wilson / Mike Love)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Surfin' Safari (1962)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 14

The first single The Beach Boys released in 1961.

Studio coversAny studio recorded cover that doesn't fall into the other categories.
Live coversAny cover only performed live (including those released on live albums).
SamplesCover that samples the original track (or another cover)
Beach Boys & solo versionAny cover by The Beach Boys, either as a group or solo
MedleysCovers which are parts of medleys
"Bedroom" coversRecorded at home, for Youtube, etc.
Artist Album Year ListenNotes
The Beach BoysSummer In Paradise1992A 90s remake of their first single. To this day people are still trying to work out why it was necessary.
Les Célibataires
(covered as "Surfing")
Ne Pleure Pas EP1963YoutubeFrench lyrics by Pierre Saka.
The Chesterfield KingsSurfin' Rampage1997
Annette FunicelloSings Golden Surfin' Hits1965YoutubeStraightfoward cover.
The Hot DoggersSurfin' U.S.A.1963Youtube, SpotifyFeatures a pre-Beach Boys Bruce Johnston on lead vocals.
Jan & DeanJan & Dean Take Linda Surfin'1963Youtube, SpotifyFeatures The Beach Boys on the backing track and the backing vocals.
Mike Love12 Sides Of Summer2019Youtube, SpotifyPop cover
The MarkettsThe Surfing Scene1963Youtube, SpotifyPerformed as an instrumental.
The OrlonsEverybody's Goin' Surfin'1963Youtube, Spotify
Rincon Surfside BandThe Surfing Song Book1965
The SentinalsBig Surf!1963Youtube, SpotifySurf cover
The Surf Rats feat. Buzz The Wharf RatMuppet Beach Party1993Youtube
The SurfsidersThe Surfsiders Sing The Beach Boys Songbook1965YoutubeNotoriously bad cover.
Jim Waller And The DeltasSurfin' Wild1963Youtube, SpotifySurf instrumental

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