Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986

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Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986
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Greatest hits album by The Beach Boys
Released February 1, 2000
Recorded Autumn 1969 – Spring 1986
Genre Rock
Length 61:52
Label Capitol
Producer Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston, Al Jardine, Steve Levine and Terry Melcher
The Beach Boys chronology
The Greatest Hits – Volume 2: 20 More Good Vibrations
(1999)The Greatest Hits – Volume 2: 20 More Good Vibrations1999
Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986
(2000)
The Very Best of The Beach Boys
(2001)The Very Best of The Beach Boys2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[2]

Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986 is a 2000 single disc compilation by The Beach Boys and released through Capitol Records. It was released several months after its predecessors, The Greatest Hits – Volume 1: 20 Good Vibrations and The Greatest Hits – Volume 2: 20 More Good Vibrations.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Lead vocals[3] Length
1. "Add Some Music to Your Day" Brian Wilson/Mike Love/Joe Knott Mike Love, Bruce Johnston,
Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson, Al Jardine
3:34
2. "Susie Cincinnati" (Single mix) Al Jardine Al Jardine 2:57
3. "This Whole World" Brian Wilson Carl Wilson 1:56
4. "Long Promised Road" Carl Wilson/Jack Rieley Carl Wilson 3:30
5. "Disney Girls (1957)" Bruce Johnston Bruce Johnston 4:06
6. "'Til I Die" Brian Wilson Group, Brian Wilson 2:40
7. "Surf's Up" Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson 4:12
8. "Marcella" Brian Wilson/Jack Rieley Carl Wilson 3:53
9. "Sail On, Sailor" Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks/Tandyn Almer/Ray Kennedy/Jack Rieley Blondie Chaplin 3:18
10. "The Trader" Carl Wilson/Jack Rieley Carl Wilson 5:05
11. "California Saga (On My Way to Sunny Californ-i-a)" (Single mix) Al Jardine Brian Wilson, Mike Love 3:15
12. "Rock and Roll Music" (Single version) Chuck Berry Mike Love 2:27
13. "It's OK" (Single version) Brian Wilson/Mike Love Mike Love 2:07
14. "Honkin' Down the Highway" Brian Wilson Al Jardine 2:47
15. "Peggy Sue" Jerry Allison/Norman Petty/Buddy Holly Al Jardine 2:15
16. "Good Timin'" Brian Wilson/Carl Wilson Carl Wilson 2:12
17. "Goin' On" Brian Wilson/Mike Love Mike Love, Carl Wilson 2:59
18. "Come Go with Me" C.E. Quick Al Jardine 2:07
19. "Getcha Back" Mike Love/Terry Melcher Mike Love, Brian Wilson 3:02
20. "California Dreamin'" John Phillips/Michelle Phillips Al Jardine, Carl Wilson 3:12

Titled The Best of the Beach Boys: 1970–1986 in England, it included three additional songs not issued on the U.S. version: "Tears in the Morning", the disco remake of "Here Comes the Night" from The Beach Boys' L.A. (Light Album), and "Sumahama".

Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986 (Capitol 7243 5 24511 2) never charted in the US or the UK.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986 at AllMusic
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin, ed. (2006). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). London: Oxford University Press. p. 479. ISBN 978-0-19-531373-4. 
  3. ^ Album notes