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:
Be True To Your School

"Be True To Your School"

(Brian Wilson / Mike Love)
Album: Little Deuce Coupe (1963)
Listen to the The Beach Boys version: Youtube, Spotify

The single version featured The Honeys as cheerleaders.

The database contains 35 covers of "Be True To Your School".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
Battle ScarredPunk Rock High single2016SpotifyPunk cover.
The Beach Boys and Toby KeithStars And Stripes Vol. 11996YoutubeCountry cover with Toby Keith on vocals.
The Blue Springs High School Pop ChoirBe True To Your School1970
Brain CarWarzone High / Be True To Your School single2013Punk cover.
Captain Rat And The Blind RivetsThe Fightin' Illini In Pasadena single1983
Cave 4On The Strip1998
The CynicsSmiles, Vibes & Harmony: A Tribute To Brian Wilson1990YoutubeGarage rock cover.
The Devil DogsThe Devil Dogs1989Youtube, SpotifyA slightly more sweary version of the song. Also appeared on the Devil's Hits and 30 Sizzling Slabs! compilations.
The Ghouls
(covered as "Be True To Your Ghoul")
Dracula's Deuce1964Youtube, SpotifySong writing credited to Gary Usher and Roger Christian. A Halloween-based take on the song.
The Hollyridge StringsPlay The Beach Boys Song Book - Vol. 2 1967Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral cover arranged by Mort Garson and Perry Botkin Jr.
Jan & DeanSilver Summer1985The album Silver Summer featured Mike Love on backing vocals and many Beach Boys sidemen on instruments.
The KnightsHot Rod High1964Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Little Joe Shaver And Devil DogCountry Surfin'1976
Mike Love
(covered as "Be True To Your Bud")
Budweiser Fight Song single1982YoutubeRecorded for a Budweiser advert.
M. H. Stanley Intermediate School Lafayette, California Big And Little ChorusesMovin' On1977
Fred Mollin And The Blue Sea BandDisney's Beach Party - Surf Sound2006Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Co-produced by Mark Linnett and features Darian Sahanaja and Jeff Foskett on backing vocals. Introduction by Mickey Mouse and Goofy.
The NeanderthalsI Saw The Neanderthals Live At Mono2005YoutubeSurf cover performed by cavemen.
Sandy NelsonBe True To Your School1963
Ol' 55
(covered as "Summer Of Ol' 55's Medley")
Ol' 55 On 45 Medley single1981Part of a medley with "Back To The Summer"/"Hawaii"/"Pipeline"/"Little Old Lady From Pasadena"/"Wipeout"/"Be True To Your School"/"The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Blunt"/"I Live For The Sun"/"Anywhere The Girls Are".
Ol' 55Time To Rock 'N' Roll - The Anthology
Old Sand Mill feat. Brian Wilson and Rick BostonThe World Is Getting Colder2011Youtube, SpotifyFeatures Brian on backing vocals.
P.K. And The Sound ExplosionThe Beach Boys Songbook1977
Papa Doo Run RunBe True To Your School single1975YoutubeRock cover, produced by Bruce. Went to number 1 in California.
The Princeton TigertonesThrity-Five Years On Tap1981
The RoamersWonderful Summer singleAppears on the No-Go Showboat - 20 Beach Boys Cover Songs compilation album.
Rock 'N Roll All StarsAt The Hop Live At Goofy's
The Shadows (Canada)The Shadows1964
SilageWatusi1997Youtube, SpotifyAlt rock cover.
The Surf City AllstarsScrapbook2002
The SurfarisHit City '641963Youtube, SpotifyReleased as a single in Japan.
Tattooed CorpseLouder Than Hell1992
Total DingusI Am Unemployed2012Only 10 copies of this album was released.
The TrashmenThe Great Lost Album1990Previously unreleased 1964 studio recording.
The VeteransThe Veterans2008YoutubePunk cover.
Wedsel's EdselsRock & Roll Party
The WhitesidewallsThe Whitesidewalls Rock 'N' Roll Revue Second Album1982

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