The Beach Boys: Don’t Worry Baby


Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian and produced by Wilson, who also sings the lead vocal, this was released on the Beach Boys’ 1964 album Sounds of Summer. It was also the B-side of their first US No 1, I Get Around, reaching number 24 in the US charts in its own right.

It is at 178 in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Wilson said he wrote the song for Ronnie Bennett of the Ronettes, and she eventually recorded it on her She Talks to Rainbows EP in 1999.

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