The Beach Boys Cover Database

Friends cover


(Brian Wilson / Carl Wilson / Dennis Wilson / Al Jardine)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Friends (1968)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 9

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 Chicks
(covered as "Let's Be Friends")
C'Mon Chicks1968Pop cover
Eliane Elias
(covered as "Our Sweet Love/Friends")
Wouldn't It Be Nice (A Jazz Portrait Of Brian Wilson)1997Medley of "Our Sweet Love" and "Friends".
Los Leos Y Johnny Dynamo
(covered as "Amigos")
Los Leos Y Johnny Dynamo EP1968Spanish language cover.
Pascal MaupeuFriends2015Youtube, OtherAcoustic guitar instrumental.
Brad Mehldau TrioSeymour Reads The Constitution!2018Youtube, SpotifyEight-minute long jazz instrumental.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(covered as "Overture")
Symphonic Sounds: Music Of The Beach Boys1998Orchestral medley of "California Girls"/"Sloop John B."/"Surfer Girl"/"God Only Knows/"In My Room/"Don't Worry Baby"/"Please Let Me Wonder"/"Friends"/"The Warmth Of The Sun"/"All Summer Long"/"California Girls"/"Good Vibrations.

Produced by Bruce Johnston. Arranged by Bob Alcivar.
Trio RococoFriends1996Instrumental.
Gary UsherAdd Some Music To Your Day (A 1970 Symphonic Tribute To Brian Wilson)2001YoutubeInstrumental arrangement, recorded in 1970.
Brian WilsonBrian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Live2002Bonus track on the Japanese release.

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