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Beach Boy Bruce Johnston (lower left corner) joined the group when Brian Wilson quit touring to concentrate on composing for the group.


Albums - 1966




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[Original Mono LP]


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[Original Mono LP labels]


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[1966 Duophonic LP and label]


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[Capitol Record Club Duophonic label]


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[UK Mono LP]


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[1977 Japan white label Audiophile LP Reissue with Lyric insert]


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[1988 Japan DJ/Promo CD Reissue with two Bonus Tracks]


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[1989 Japan DJ/Promo Mono CD Reissue with Lyric insert]


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[1990 CD Reissue with three Bonus Tracks]


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[1999 Mono / Stereo CD Reissue with one Bonus Track]


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[1999 UK Simply Vinyl 180 Gram
Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]


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[1999 UK Simply Vinyl 180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP labels]


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[2001 CD Reissue with one Bonus Track]


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[2003 DVD-Audio with seven Bonus Tracks]


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[2004 Japan Red Vinyl Mono LP Reissue with Lyric and Photo Inserts]


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[2006 UK Acetate DJ/Promo CD/DVD Combo Set]


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[2006 U.S. DJ/Promo CD/DVD Combo Set]


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[2006 U.S. 40th Anniversary Press Kit containing recordings, sleeve reproductions & more]


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[2006 40th Anniversary Mono - Stereo CD Reissue with Bonus DVD]


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[2006 Japan Double LP (Gatefold) Reissue on Green [Stereo] and Yellow [Mono] Vinyl]


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[2009 180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]


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[2009 180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]


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[Japan Red Vinyl Stereo LP Reissue]

The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #T-2458, #DT-2458 [Mono & Duophonic] (1966).[LP]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #T-2458, ST-2458 [Mono & Stereo] (1966).[LP]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #TA-T 2458 (1966).[Reel-to-Reel Tape]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [Germany] #STK 74 147 (1966).[LP]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #DT-8-2458 [Duophonic] (196_).[Capitol Record Club LP]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [New Zealand] #ST-2458 (1974).[LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #ECS-70111 (1977).[Audiophile white label LP Reissue with Lyric insert]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #ECS-70113 (1977).[DJ/Promo LP with foldout insert]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #N-16156 (1980).[LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #SN-16156 [Mono] (1981).[LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [Netherlands] #5C 038-80985 (year unknown).[LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #C1-7-48421-1 [Mono] (year unknown).[LP Reissue, Remastered]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #EMS 1179 (year unknown).[LP Reissue, Remastered]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #CP28-1003 [Mono] (1989).[CD Reissue with two Bonus Tracks]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #CP21-60011 [Mono] (1989).[DJ/Promo CD Reissue with Lyric insert]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records/BMG Direct Marketing #D 100513 (1990).[CD Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records [Canada] #CDP-548421 (year unknown).[Remastered CD Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #CDP-548421 (1990).[Remastered CD Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #CDP 7 48421 2 (1990).[CD Reissue with Bonus Tracks]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK & EU] #CDP 7 48421 2 (1990).[CD Reissue with Bonus Tracks]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #C1-48421 [Mono] (1994).[LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #7243 8 55664 1 7 (1997).[180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [Australia] #7243 5 21241 2 1 [Mono & Stereo] (1999).[Combined Mono and Stereo CD Reissue with one Bonus Track]***
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #7243 5 21241 2 1 [Mono & Stereo] (1999).[Combined Mono and Stereo CD Reissue with one Bonus Track]***
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Simply Vinyl [UK] #SVLP-149 [Mono] (1999).[180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #C1-21241 [Stereo] (1999).[LP Reissue, True Stereo Version on Heavyweight Vinyl]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [EU] #5 27319 2 [Mono] (2000).[HDCD Remastered CD Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #72435 26266 2 5 [Mono] (2001).[HDCD Remastered Reissue with Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-BMG Direct Marketing #72435 26266 2 5, #D140435 [Mono] (2001).[HDCD Remastered Reissue with Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [EU] #7243 5 26266 2 5 (2001).[CD Remastered Reissue with Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #2435262662 (2001).[CD Reissue with Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #72434-77937-9-0 (2003).[DVD-Audio with seven Bonus Tracks, NTSC format]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #72434-77936-9-1 (2003).[DVD-Audio, PAL format]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #TOJP-60116 [Mono] (2004).[Red Vinyl Audiophile LP Reissue with Lyric and Photo Inserts]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #no catalog number (2006).[40th Anniversary DJ/Promo Mono and Stereo CD Reissue with Bonus DVD and one Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #no catalog number (2006).[Press Kit for 40th Anniversary, including DJ/Promo CD/DVD. Good Vibrations single in Picture Sleeve & press materials]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #no catalog number (2006).[40th Anniversary DJ/Promo Mono and Stereo CD Reissue with Bonus DVD and one Bonus Track]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #
0946 3 53986 2 5 (2006).[40th Anniversary Mono and Stereo CD Reissue with Bonus DVD and one Bonus Track]

The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [EU] #0946 3 69939 2 8 [Mono] (2006).[HDCD Reissue and DVD-V]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #0946 3 69940 2 4 (2006).[40th Anniversary Edition CD Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [UK] #3513701 [Mono & Stereo] (2006).[40th Anniversary Limited Edition Gatefold Double LP Reissue-Green & Yellow Vinyl]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #TOJP-60117/18 [Mono & Stereo] (2006).[40th Anniversary Limited Edition Gatefold Double LP Reissue-Green & Yellow Vinyl]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #09463-51370-1-9 (2006).[40th Anniversary Limited Edition Gatefold Double LP Reissue-Green & Yellow Vinyl]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI [EU, UK] #0946-3-53986-2-5 [Mono] (2006).[40th Anniversary Limited Edition HDCD Reissue with DVD, PAL format, Multichannel]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #09463-73019-2-0 [Mono] (2006).[40th Anniversary Limited Edition HDCD Reissue with DVD, NTSC format, Multichannel]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #no catalog number (2006).[40th Anniversary Edition CD/DVD]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records #T-2458 [Mono] (2009).[180 Gram Limited Edition Audiophile LP Reissue]
The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, Capitol Records-EMI-Toshiba [Japan] #CP-7560 [Stereo] (year unknown).[Red Vinyl LP Reissue]

***This was a re-release of the 1966 Pet Sounds album, with the original 13 tracks in mono, and then again in stereo.


Tracklist:

Wouldn't It Be Nice
You Still Believe In Me
That's Not Me
Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
I'm Waiting For The Day
Let's Go Away For Awhile

God Only Knows
I Know There's An Answer
Here Today
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
Pet Sounds
Caroline No

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Bonus Tracks included on the Japan 1988 CD Reissue:
Unreleased Backgrounds
Hang On To Your Ego

Bonus Tracks included on the 1990 CD Reissue:

Unreleased Backgrounds
Hang On To Your Ego
Trombone Dixie

Bonus Track included on the 1999 Mono / Stereo CD Reissue:
Hang On To Your Ego

Bonus Track included on the 2001 CD Reissue:
Hang On To Your Ego

Bonus Tracks included on the 2003 DVD-Audio disc:
Unreleased Backgrounds
Wouldn't It Be Nice (session highlights)
Wouldn't It Be Nice (alternative mix without lead vocal)
God Only Knows (session highlights)
God Only Knows (master track mix with a cappella tag)
I Just Wasn't Made For These Times (a cappella mix)
Summer Means New Love

Bonus Track included on 40th Anniversary CD Reissue with Bonus DVD:
Hang On To Your Ego

Description of the 2006 CD Edition 40th Anniversary Pet Sounds Set:

DVD video features: The Making of Pet Sounds - Behind-the-scenes documentary featuring interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston and Tony Asher. Pet Stories - Brian Wilson, Tony Asher, Hal Blaine, Carol Kaye, Don Randi, Frankie Capp and Tommy Morgan reflect on the Pet Sounds sessions and the album's legacy. Rhythm of Life: Sir George Martin & Brian Wilson in the Studio (BBC TV show excerpt). 1966 Promotional films for Sloop John B and Pet Sounds. 1966 Good Vibrations "Firehouse" promotional film. "God Only Knows" photo gallery synched to audio. DVD audio features: Album program in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and in Hi-Res 96kHz/24-bit PCM stereo. Hang On to Your Ego in Hi-Res 96kHz/24-bit PCM mono.


EXTRAS:

1990 CD Reissue
booklet which includes pages of photos, commentary by Brian Wilson, front and back cover scans, Liner Notes by David Leaf, Track-by-Track Descriptions/Details with Master Numbers, Charting Info and Musician Personnel info:

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Produced by Brian Wilson.


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The Beach Boys, "Pet Sounds (50th Anniversary Collectors Edition)", Capitol Records #_________ (2016).[5-CD Set]

Includes snippets from the studio, backing tracks, alternate mixes and different versions of the songs.  Also includes a hardbound book as well as stereo and mono mixes of the original LP.  Disc 4 includes 11 previously unreleased live recordings that span 1966-1993.

Tracklist:

CD 1

‘Pet Sounds’ (Mono)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
“You Still Believe In Me”
“That’s Not Me”
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
“I’m Waiting For The Day”
“Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
“Sloop John B”
“God Only Knows”
“I Know There’s An Answer”
“Here Today”
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times”
“Pet Sounds”
“Caroline No”
‘Pet Sounds’ (Stereo)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
“You Still Believe In Me”
“That’s Not Me”
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
“I’m Waiting For The Day”
“Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
“Sloop John B”
“God Only Knows”
“I Know There’s An Answer”
“Here Today”
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times”
“Pet Sounds”
“Caroline No”
Additional Material
“Caroline No” (Promotional Spot #2)
“Don’t Talk. . .” (Unused Background Vocals)
“Hang On To Your Ego” (Alternate Mix)
“Caroline No” (Promotional Spot #1)

CD 2

The Pet Sounds Sessions
“Sloop John B” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Sloop John B” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Trombone Dixie” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Trombone Dixie” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Pet Sounds” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Pet Sounds” (Stereo Track Without Guitar Overdub)
“Let’s Go Away For Awhile” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Let’s Go Away For Awhile” (Stereo Track Without String Overdub)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Stereo Track with Background Vocals)
“You Still Believe In Me” (Intro – Session)
“You Still Believe In Me” (Intro – Master Take)
“You Still Believe In Me” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“You Still Believe In Me” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Caroline No” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Caroline No” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Hang On To Your Ego” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Hang On To Your Ego” (Stereo Backing Track)
“I Know There’s An Answer (Vocal Session)” [previously unreleased]
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)” (Brian’s Instrumental Demo)
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)” (String Overdub)
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (Stereo Backing Track)
“That’s Not Me” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“That’s Not Me” (Stereo Backing Track)

CD 3

The Pet Sounds Sessions (continued)
“Good Vibrations” (Highlights from First Tracking Date)
“Good Vibrations” (Stereo Backing Track)
“I’m Waiting For The Day” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“I’m Waiting For The Day” (Stereo Backing Track)
“God Only Knows” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“God Only Knows” (Stereo Backing Track)
“Here Today” (Highlights from Tracking Date)
“Here Today” (Stereo Backing Track)
Alternate Versions
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Mono Alternate Mix 1)
“You Still Believe In Me” (Mono Alternate Mix)
“I’m Waiting For The Day” (Mono Alternate Mix, Mike sings lead)
“Sloop John B” (Mono Alternate Mix, Carl sings first verse)
“God Only Knows” (Mono Alternate Mix, with sax solo)
“I Know There’s An Answer” (Alternate Mix) [previously unreleased]
“Here Today” (Mono Alternate Mix, Brian sings lead)
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (Mono Alternate Mix)
“Banana & Louie”
“Caroline No” (Original Speed, Stereo Mix)
“Dog Barking Session”
“God Only Knows” (With A Cappella Tag)
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Mono Alternate Mix 2)
“Sloop John B” (Mono Alternate Mix, Brian sings lead throughout)
“God Only Knows” (Mono Alternate Mix, Brian sings lead)
“Caroline No” (Original Speed, Mono Mix)

CD 4

Live Recordings [all previously unreleased]
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
“Sloop John B”
“God Only Knows”
Michigan State University, October 22, 1966
“Good Vibrations”
“God Only Knows”
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, Washington DC, November 19, 1967
“God Only Knows”
Carnegie Hall, New York, November 23, 1972 (2nd Show)
“God Only Knows”
Jamaican World Music Festival, Montego Bay, Jamaica, November, 26, 1982
“Sloop John B”
Universal Studios, Universal City, California, May, 23, 1989
“Caroline No”
“You Still Believe In Me”
Paramount Theater, New York City, November 26, 1993
Stack-O-Vocals
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
“You Still Believe In Me”
“That’s Not Me”
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
“I’m Waiting For The Day”
“Sloop John B”
“God Only Knows”
“I Know There’s An Answer”
“Here Today”
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times”
“Caroline No”
Bonus Track
“Good Vibrations” (Master Track with Partial Vocal) (previously unreleased)

Blu-ray Pure Audio Disc (Disc 5)

‘Pet Sounds': 5.1 Surround Sound: 96kHz/24-bit
Mono; Stereo; Stereo Instrumental (new to hi res): 192kHz/24-bit
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
“You Still Believe In Me”
“That’s Not Me”
“Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
“I’m Waiting For The Day”
“Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
“Sloop John B”
“God Only Knows”
“I Know There’s An Answer”
“Here Today”
“I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times”
“Pet Sounds”
“Caroline No”
Additional Material in 5.1 Surround and Stereo
“Unreleased Backgrounds (Unused Intro for “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”)”
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice (Session Highlights)”
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice (Alternative Mix without Lead Vocal)”
“God Only Knows (Session Highlights)”
“God Only Knows (Master Track Mix with A Cappella Tag)”
“Summer Means New Love”



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