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Old 10-15-2010, 05:31 PM   #4260
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Originally Posted by Hogan11 View Post
You'd take that over "God Only Knows"?
Good call, yes, a few years ago that was THEE gold standard. I think that damn HBO thing tainted it some.

Warmth of the Sun, Wendy, Girls on the Beach, Not Made for These Times, In My Room, Good Vibrations ... but really, Don't Worry Baby is my favorite. Lots of artists covered the song - that can taint an original too - but it's never faded for me.

Something about the lyric ... Quintessential California teen, but deftly tempered with that classic Brian Wilson vulnerability.

I guess I should've kept my mouth shut
When I started to brag about my car
But I can't back down now because
I pushed the other guys too far
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