All I Want to Do (The Beach Boys song)
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|"All I Want to Do"|
The Spanish single release of the song
|Song by The Beach Boys|
|from the album 20/20|
|Released||February 10, 1969|
|Recorded||Brian Wilson's home studio|
November 21, 1968
tag: Capitol Studios; November 12, 1968
|Genre||Garage rock, protopunk, hard rock|
|Songwriter(s)||D. Wilson/Stephen Kalinich|
"All I Want to Do" is a song written by Dennis Wilson. It was recorded by American rock band The Beach Boys for their 1969 album 20/20. It was later released as the b-side to "I Can Hear Music", a single which charted at #24 in the U.S. and at #10 in the U.K..
The song is a savage fast-paced rocker with blazing guitars and a creditable vocal from Mike Love, unlike anything else in the Beach Boys' catalog. The song is seen as very controversial compared to other Beach Boys songs, with sexual noises in the background on the fade-out; a woman in the throes of passion, screaming and calling out "oh boy". Dennis Wilson can also be heard in the fade-out.