The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


All songs:

Other songs from:
Had To Phone Ya

"Had To Phone Ya"

(Brian Wilson / Mike Love / Diane Rovell)
Album: 15 Big Ones (1976)
Listen to the The Beach Boys version: Youtube, Spotify

The database contains 4 covers of "Had To Phone Ya".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
American SpringSpring...Plus1989YoutubeThis version actually predates The Beach Boys version - and so contains Diane's lyrics instead of Mike's. Recorded in 1972, and co-produced by Brian, this didn't see release until a 1989 reissue.
Brian GariBrian Sings Wilson2002Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Will C.
(covered as "Dialation")
Adieu Or Die2012Youtube, OtherRemix based around "Had To Phone Ya".
Will C.Almost Summer '782014Youtube, Spotify, OtherElectronica cover. An instrumental version is also available.

Is there a cover of "Had To Phone Ya" missing? Please get in touch.