The Beach Boys Cover Database

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


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Girl Don't Tell Me

"Girl Don't Tell Me"

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

Carl's first released solo lead vocal.

The database contains 32 covers of "Girl Don't Tell Me".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
The Hik6x42007Youtube, SpotifyRock cover
The Hot PocketsKiss 'n Run2002YoutubePunk cover
The Loch Ness MouseBusman's Holiday single2001Youtube, SpotifyIndie rock cover. Appears on the "Diamond Edition" of their album Flair For Darjeeling
The Chesterfield KingsBarbara Ann single2002
The CollageBest Friend single1967
Dino, Desi & BillyMemories Are Made Of This1966YoutubeStraightforward cover. Lead by Billy Hinsche.
Fossil CliffsGirl Don't Tell Me single2016OtherPsychedelic rock cover
FuzzyElectric Jucies1996Youtube, SpotifyIndie rock cover.
Keith GreenGirl Don't Tell Me single1965YoutubeRecorded while Keith was 12. Arranged and produced by Gary Usher.

Appears on the No-Go Showboat - 20 Beach Boys Cover Songs and Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson compilation albums.
GumballGirl Don't Tell Me single1992YoutubeRock cover.
HeartwormsSpace Escapade1995Youtube, SpotifyIndie rock cover.
Isle Of Wight CherokeesI.O.W. Cherokees EP1966YoutubeStraightforward cover
Al Jardine, Family & FriendsLive In Las Vegas2001YoutubeLive recording. Adam Jardine takes lead vocals.
Joe JistuThis Perfect Life2007YoutubePower pop cover
Wiley & Annie LaufmanParadise Island2015OtherLo-fi cover
Amy MilesNoble Hatch2005Youtube, SpotifyPop rock cover.
Nomadi
(covered as "La mia libertà")
Come Potete Guidicar single1966Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover with Italian lyrics by Toni Verona.
OceanicsBright People2012Youtube, SpotifyIndie rock cover
The PrimatesI Feel A Whole Lot Better single1967
Rio ReiserBlackbox2016
Tony Rivers And The CastawaysGirl Don't Tell Me single1966Youtube, SpotifyWith added harmonies. Produced by Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham.
SatisfactionsBad Times single1965YoutubeStraightforward cover
Ken SharpIn My Room: A Beach Boys Tribute For The Homeless Of California1995Youtube, SpotifyAcoustic cover, which also appeared on his 2002 album Happy Accidents.
Jay Sherman-GodfreyTwoscore EP2006Youtube, SpotifyIndie cover.
The SmithereensGirls About Town EP1980YoutubePower pop cover
SnowmenSoundproof1994YoutubeAlt rock cover.
Souvenir
(covered as "Ne Dis Pas")
Souvenir EP2000Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover with French lyrics.

Also appears on the Caroline Now! The Songs Of Brian Wilson And The Beach Boys tribute album.
Sparkle*Jets U.K.In, Through And Beyond1998Youtube, SpotifyIndie rock cover.
Gyllene Tider
(covered as "Ge Mig Inte Det Där")
Swing & Sweet EP1981Youtube, SpotifySwedish language cover - Also a bonus track on reissues of the Moderna Tider album.
Truly
(covered as "Girl Don't Tell Me You'll Write")
Twilight Curtains2000YoutubeRock cover.
Vivian GirlsSurf's Up EP2008YoutubeLow-fi cover.
Yo La Tengo
(covered as "Chantilly Lace + Medley")
Murder In The Second Degree2016Rock medley of "Chantilly Lace" / "Waterloo Sunset" / "Yo Yo Bye Bye" / "Fame" / "Another One Bites The Dust" / "Afternoon Delight" / "At Last I Am Free" / "Now You Know You're Black" / "Girl Don't Tell Me" / "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" / "I'll Keep It With Mine" / "Plea For Tenderness" / "Ode To Billy Joe" / "MacArthur Park" / "Tattooed Love Boys" / "The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)" / "Boogie Wonderland" / "Ain't That Nothing" / "The Star-Spangled Banner".

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