Beach Boys Lyric Quiz – ’15 Big Ones’

Beach Boys Lyric Quiz – ’15 Big Ones’

Photo: Capitol Photo Archives
Photo: Capitol Photo Archives

Surf’s Up Cellar Dwellers , it’s time to name that tune! As you might have figured, this month’s topic is the Beach Boys!

Let’s get down to it…think you know all the answers? Email them to and you might end up a lucky winner of…something. What is it? You’ll have to wait & see. 🙂

  1. That’s where you want to go to get away from it all..
  2. Gonna love you every single night…
  3. I’m making real good bread..
  4. But I can’t back down now because I pushed the other guys too far.
  5. Will I settle down fast or will I first want to travel the world?
  6. Bought like a crust of bread, but oh do I wail..
  7. And if that ain’t enough to make you flip your lid…
  8. Fell in love years ago with an innocent girl…
  9. You didn’t answer my letter so I figured it was just a lie..
  10. Miniature golf and Honda’s in the hills, when we rode the horse, we got some thrills.
  11. I try hard to be more what you want me to be..
  12. You take my hand and you understand when I get in a bad mood..
  13. There’s a way of love with you and I’m feelin it flow..
  14. The night is coming round I can feel the weight of coming down..
  15. Maybe if we think and wish and hope and pray it might come true…

Here are some of our favorite Beach Boys clips from over the years:

Sloop John B in-studio footage

Dance, Dance, Dance

Good Vibrations studio footage

God Only Knows as performed by Brian Wilson & Paul McCartney

(Enjoy these two as much as you can as this will only happen once in a lifetime!!)

Carl Wilson – Heaven

Forever dedicated to Dennis Wilson

Monkey’s Uncle dedicated to Annette Funicello

Dennys Drums, a little gem from the Shutdown record.

409/ Shut You Down anyone we know?

All I Want To Do written by Dennis Wilson & Stephen Kalinich during the Manson days. Mike Kowalski on drums – inspired by Earl Palmer.

Mike Love sang this little rocker in 1969, who knew? Off the 20/20 record and the B-side to I Can Hear Music.

In My Room 

Don’t Worry Baby performed by Jeff Foskett


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