Country Air - The Beach Boys - Wild Honey / Friends
Label: Capitol Records - ESTSP 14,Capitol Records - ST1-2895 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation, Stereo Gatefold • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Pop •
It was released on their album Wild Honey. It was also released as a single, with the B-side of the single being " Wind Chimes ".
The single peaked at 31 in the U. In a issue of GoldmineMike Love explained the idea for the lyrics of the song:. Brian was doing this track with a Theremin and we were doing the song. I went into the kitchen and we were in this health food thing and wild honey was all natural. So there's this can of wild honey and we're making some tea. So I said, I'll write the lyrics about this girl who was a wild little honey.
It may Country Air - The Beach Boys - Wild Honey / Friends sound like it to a Motown executive but that Det Händer Dig Med - Various - Skitliv! where he was coming from on that record. In that particular instance I wrote it from the perspective of Stevie Wonder singing it.
The song would be almost completely recorded in one day. The band would initially record organ and electric bass guitar courtesy of Bruce Johnstonpercussion, tambourine and piano and following that Carl Wilson 's lead vocal was overdubbed onto the basic track. The band then recorded instrumental inserts including bongos, percussion and drums, in which Dennis Wilson 's bass drum was purportedly recorded in a hallway. Work was resumed on the track the following day with Paul Tanner overdubbing his custom-built Electro-Theremin over Country Air - The Beach Boys - Wild Honey / Friends otherwise finished track.
From Keith Badman. The single peaked at No. It lodged at No. It reached No. The song was first released as a single on October 23, It was then released as the first track on Wild Honey in Fight Like Apes - Jake Summers of the same year.
The following year, the song's backing track was released on the Stack-O-Tracks album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. Wild Honey. Hydroculture - Various - Open Minds Roadrunners Safari Surfin' U. Summer Days And Summer Nights!!
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