The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


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Kokomo

"Kokomo"

(Mike Love / Scott McKenzie / Terry Melcher / John Phillips)
Album: Still Cruisin' (1989)
Listen to the The Beach Boys version: Youtube, Spotify

One of the most successful, and most derided songs, in The Beach Boys catalogue.

The database contains 31 covers of "Kokomo".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
Adrian BakerSummer Of Gold2013Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
The Beach Boys And The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraThe Beach Boys With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra2018Youtube, SpotifyThe original Beach Boys recording and vocals with orchestral overdubs.
The Brown DerbiesTalk Derby To Me1991
Cederholm & Brdr. HellemannTeaterkoncert Beach Boys2008
ClémentineLumière 2006Youtube, SpotifyBossanova cover
Close Harmony FriendsEveryday2000
Drew's FamousLuau Dance Party Favorites1996Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Great3Beach Boys: Best Of Tribute2004
Adam Green with Ben KwellerJessica / Kokomo single2003YoutubeFolk rock cover.
Bertie HigginsTrop Rock2000Youtube, SpotifySoft rock cover
Kermit and Miss PiggyMuppet Beach Party1993YoutubeStraightforward cover, if you ignore that it is performed by Muppets.
Kidz Bop KidsKidz Bop 80s Gold2008Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
King DjangoMore Best Hit S.K.A.2005
The King's SingersCircle Of Life1996Youtube, SpotifyAlso appeared on 1997's Spirit Voices.
Linie 3
(covered as "The Beach Boys")
Hvor Er De 2 Andre!!?1994YoutubeLive medley of "Kokomo" / "Good vibrations" / "Surfin' U.S.A." / "Help Me, Rhonda" / "I Get Around" / "Still Cruisin'" / "Heroes And Villains" / "Barbara Ann".
Mike LoveSummertime Cruisin': The Unforgettable Favourites of Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys1996Re-recording with Adrian Baker. Bruce doesn't seem to be on the record.
The New SurfsidersKokomo single2012YoutubeHilariously awful.
New Symphonic OrchestraNew Symphonic Orchestra Plays The Beach Boys1999Youtube, SpotifyMuzak cover.
Nona ReevesChoice2011YoutubePop cover
Bailey PelkmanKokomo single2016Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover
John PhillipsMany Mamas, Many Papas2010YoutubeThe original demo version.
Post MasterPunk Rock Show 2 - Movie Hits Selection2004
The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraSymphonic Sounds: Music Of The Beach Boys1998Orchestral backing with Mike Love and Terry Melcher on lead vocals. Backing vocals and produced by Bruce.
Daniel RussellAll Around The World2014Youtube, SpotifyPop cover
Sol De MéxicoAcapulco Girls1998YoutubeFeatures Mike Love on lead vocals.
Die Strandjungs
(covered as "Irgendwo")
Irgendwo single1990Youtube, SpotifyGerman lyrics by Bernd Morawitz. Released as a single in Austria.
The Surf City AllstarsLive In Concert2014Youtube, SpotifyLive version.
Toucans Steel Drum BandThe Best Of The Toucans2003Youtube, SpotifySteel drum instrumental
The VandalsFear Of A Punk Planet2000Youtube, SpotifyPunk cover. On re-releases of the album.
Lilly Wood & The PrickKokomo single2016Youtube, SpotifyElectropop cover
Yoshihiro Harada (原田芳宏)Steel Pan Plays Cinema2007Instrumental.

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