The Beach Boys Cover Database


The Elements: Fire (Mrs O'Leary's Cow)
The Smile Sessions cover

"The Elements: Fire (Mrs O'Leary's Cow)"

(Brian Wilson)
The Beach Boys song
Album: The Smile Sessions (2011)
Listen to The Beach Boys version: Youtube, SpotifyFirst version released: Brian Wilson (2004)Covers: 3

Perhaps the Smile song with the most legend behind it. Became Fall Breaks And Back To Winter.


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Live coversAny cover only performed live (including those released on live albums).
SamplesCover that samples the original track (or another cover)
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"Bedroom" coversRecorded at home, for Youtube, etc.
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Artist Album Year ListenNotes
Hifiklub feat. Jean-Marc Montera and Kramer
(covered as "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow")
Smiled single2012Youtube, SpotifyNine and a half minute experimental/alt rock cover.
The New Surfsiders
(covered as "SMiLE Medley")
SMiLE Medley single2012YoutubeHilariously awful medley of "Heroes And Villains"/"Do You Like Worms"/"Cabin Essence"/"Child Is Father Of The Man"/"Surf's Up"/"Vega-Tables"/"Fire"/"Good Vibrations".
Brian Wilson
(covered as "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow")
Brian Wilson Presents Smile2004Youtube, SpotifySomehow, it wasn't until this release that Brian Wilson won a Grammy - in this case, for best rock instrumental.

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