The Beach Boys: The Warmth of the Sun


This written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love and released on their 1964 album Shut Down Volume 2 and as the B-side of the single Dance, Dance, Dance, which reached No 8 in the United States and No 24 in Britain.

Here is a video of the group recording the song with Willie Nelson for his 2008 album Stars and Stripes: Songs of the Beach Boys. To be honest I don’t think much of the version, but it’s fascinating to hear the Beach Boys talking.

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