The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


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Love And Mercy

"Love And Mercy"

(Brian Wilson)
Brian Wilson song

Album: Brian Wilson (1988)
Listen to the Brian Wilson version: Youtube, Spotify

Brian's signature solo song.

The database contains 11 covers of "Love And Mercy".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
BMX BanditsWe're Gonna Shake You Down EP1996YoutubeLive acoustic recording from St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow.

Appears on the reissue of the Theme Park album.
Dumb AngelsLove And Mercy single1988YoutubeIndie rock cover
Geoff UselessDon't Stop2010Youtube, SpotifyCountry rock cover
Golden SmogUntil You Came Along EP1998YoutubeAcoustic version recorded live on Vin Scelsa's Idiots Delight, April 14 1996.
LiberaNew Dawn2008Youtube, SpotifyChoral rendition. Also appears on Eternal - The Best Of Libera. They had previously performed it live when Brian was inducted at the Kennedy Center Honors.
J.D. SmithIn My Room: A Beach Boys Tribute For The Homeless Of California1993
Solid AirBeautiful World2017Youtube, SpotifyFolk version
Randy StonehillMaking God Smile (An Artists' Tribute To The Songs Of Beach Boy Brian Wilson)2002YoutubeAcoustic version
Brian WilsonI Just Wasn't Made For These Times1995Youtube, SpotifyBrian's first re-recording. This version has a sparser arrangement.
Brian WilsonWalking Down The Path Of Life single2005Youtube2005 re-recording, more reminiscient of the live arrangement. Was a bonus track on some editions of Brian's 2015 album No Pier Pressure.
Brian Wilson and The Boys Choir of HarlemAn All-Star Tribute To Brian Wilson2001YoutubeLive recording from the All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson concert

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