The Beach Boys Cover Database


A Day In The Life Of A Tree
Surf's Up cover

"A Day In The Life Of A Tree"

(Brian Wilson / Jack Rieley)
The Beach Boys song
Album: Surf's Up (1971)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyCovers: 8

Features a surprise lead vocal by manager Jack Rieley.


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.
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Artist Album Year ListenNotes
The Fiction AisleA Day In The Life Of A Tree single2016OtherStraightforward cover
Hi Tom Low TomThe Best Of Hi Tom Low Tom2016OtherElectropop cover
Cameron Michael ParkesA Tribute To Brian Wilson2004
Rhode IslandTaphonomy EP2009
Suzzy & Maggie RocheWhy The Long Face2004Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover. Nice harmonies.
Marc StephensNet Sounds 4
Matthew SweetHonor' (A Benefit For The Honor The Earth Campaign)1996
Yo La TengoSuper Kiwi single2013Youtube, SpotifyShimmering is how I would describe the music in this version. Perhaps an odd cover, befitting an odd song. Also appears as a bonus track on deluxe version's of album Fade

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