Honkin' Down the Highway
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|"Honkin' Down the Highway"|
|Single by The Beach Boys|
|from the album Love You|
|Released||May 30, 1977|
|The Beach Boys singles chronology|
"Honkin' Down the Highway" is a song written by Brian Wilson for the American rock band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1977 album Love You with a lead vocal by Al Jardine. A remake of this song is included on Jardine's album A Postcard from California, with Brian Wilson making a guest appearance.
A slightly edited version was released on a single, in which the drum intro is cut off. The single version appeared on the 1991 cassette and CD reissue of Love You on the Caribou label.
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- The Beach Boys
- Al Jardine – lead, harmony and backing vocals
- Mike Love – harmony and backing vocals
- Brian Wilson – harmony and backing vocals; moog synthesizer
- Carl Wilson – harmony and backing vocals; guitar
- Dennis Wilson – harmony and backing vocals; drums
- In the mid-eighties, Alex Chilton played "Honkin' Down the Highway" in concert with revised lyrics.