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
ReleasedFebruary 1, 2000
RecordedAutumn 1969 – Spring 1986
GenreRock
Length61:52
LabelCapitol
ProducerBrian 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)
Greatest Hits Volume Three: Best of the Brother Years 1970–1986
(2000)
The Very Best of The Beach Boys
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocals[3]Length
1."Add Some Music to Your Day"Brian Wilson/Mike Love/Joe KnottMike Love, Bruce Johnston,
Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson, Al Jardine
3:34
2."Susie Cincinnati" (Single mix)Al JardineAl Jardine2:57
3."This Whole World"Brian WilsonCarl Wilson1:56
4."Long Promised Road"Carl Wilson/Jack RieleyCarl Wilson3:30
5."Disney Girls (1957)"Bruce JohnstonBruce Johnston4:06
6."'Til I Die"Brian WilsonGroup, Brian Wilson2:40
7."Surf's Up"Brian Wilson/Van Dyke ParksCarl Wilson, Brian Wilson4:12
8."Marcella"Brian Wilson/Jack RieleyCarl Wilson3:53
9."Sail On, Sailor"Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks/Tandyn Almer/Ray Kennedy/Jack RieleyBlondie Chaplin3:18
10."The Trader"Carl Wilson/Jack RieleyCarl Wilson5:05
11."California Saga (On My Way to Sunny Californ-i-a)" (Single mix)Al JardineBrian Wilson, Mike Love3:15
12."Rock and Roll Music" (Single version)Chuck BerryMike Love2:27
13."It's OK" (Single version)Brian Wilson/Mike LoveMike Love2:07
14."Honkin' Down the Highway"Brian WilsonAl Jardine2:47
15."Peggy Sue"Jerry Allison/Norman Petty/Buddy HollyAl Jardine2:15
16."Good Timin'"Brian Wilson/Carl WilsonCarl Wilson2:12
17."Goin' On"Brian Wilson/Mike LoveMike Love, Carl Wilson2:59
18."Come Go with Me"C.E. QuickAl Jardine2:07
19."Getcha Back"Mike Love/Terry MelcherMike Love, Brian Wilson3:02
20."California Dreamin'"John Phillips/Michelle PhillipsAl Jardine, Carl Wilson3:12

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