The Californian quintet from the 60s are among the most unmistakable and enduring of the rock and roll era, and this song is no exception.
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love for The Beach Boys, it was released as a single through their record label, Capitol Records in 1964. It went on to become the first US number one charting song for the band and is included as the opening track on the studio album All Summer Long.
It was the first Beach Boys song to break the top 10 charts in England and a performance on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 made it a live performance favourite.
Do you remember singing along with The Beach Boys to these lyrics?
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I get around Get around round round I get around From town to town Get around round round I get around I’m a real cool head Get around round round I get around I’m makin’ real good bread Get around round round I get around I get around Round Get around round round oooo Wah wa ooo Wah wa ooo Wah wa ooo
Listen to the Beach Boys “I Get Around” below!
What are your memories of dancing to “I Get Around” by the Beach Boys? What is your favourite Beach Boys song?