The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


All songs:

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The Girl From New York City

"The Girl From New York City"

(Brian Wilson / Mike Love)
Album: Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) (1965)
Listen to the The Beach Boys version: Youtube, Spotify

A response song to The Ad Libs' "The Boy From New York City".

The database contains 4 covers of "The Girl From New York City".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
The ExceptionsThe Girl From New York City single1966Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
The GTO'sMissing Out On The Fun single1966YoutubeStraightforward cover.

Appears on the No-Go Showboat - 20 Beach Boys Cover Songs compilation album.
The Pandas
(covered as "Girl From New York City")
Walk single1966YoutubeGarage rock cover, with plenty of fuzz guitar.

Appears on the No-Go Showboat - 20 Beach Boys Cover Songs compilation album.
Tony Rivers And The CastawaysThe Tony Rivers Collection Volume 12003Scheduled for release in 1966, but the record label pulled it.

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