The Beach Boys Cover Database


Gee, But I'm Lonesome
Surfers' Pajama Party cover

"Gee, But I'm Lonesome"

(Bruce Johnston)
The Bruce Johnston Surfing Band song
Album: Surfers' Pajama Party (1963)
Listen to The Bruce Johnston Surfing Band version: Youtube, SpotifyFirst version released: Ron Holden (1960)Covers: 3

Sometimes co-credited to Ron Holden, who released the first version. This may just be confusion - on the original single "Gee, But I'm Lonesome" is credited to just Johnston while its B-side "Susie Jane" is a Holden/Johnston number. Bruce's version was recorded live at UCLA.


Studio coversAny studio recorded cover that doesn't fall into the other categories.
Live coversAny cover only performed live (including those released on live albums).
SamplesCover that samples the original track (or another cover)
Beach Boys & solo versionAny cover by The Beach Boys, either as a group or solo
MedleysCovers which are parts of medleys
"Bedroom" coversRecorded at home, for Youtube, etc.
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Artist Album Year ListenNotes
Lee AndrewsI'm Sorry, Pillow single1962Youtube, SpotifyDoo wop cover. Features uncredited backing vocals by his group the Hearts, as well as the Dreamlovers and the Masters.
Ron Holden"Love You So ..."1960Youtube, SpotifyFirst released version. Produced by Bruce. The song is sometimes co-credited to Holden.
The PlaygirlsGee, But I'm Lonesome single1960YoutubeGirl group cover

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