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The best album by The Beach Boys is Pet Sounds which is ranked number 13 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 61,164.

The Beach Boys is ranked number 15 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 75,918.

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The Beach Boys official website: http://www.thebeachboys.com

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The Beach Boys best albums

The following albums by The Beach Boys are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,231 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:61,164
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,281 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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2.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:4,447
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:341
Average Rating: 85/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

SunflowerUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1970Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1970:29Rank Score:1,697
Rank in 1970s194Overall Rank:827
Average Rating: 78/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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4.

Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:1,555
Rank in 1960s91Overall Rank:896
Average Rating: 80/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.

FriendsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1968Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1968:23Rank Score:1,011
Rank in 1960s122Overall Rank:1,298
Average Rating: 74/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Surf's UpUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1971Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1971:37Rank Score:951
Rank in 1970s300Overall Rank:1,365
Average Rating: 77/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

Wild HoneyUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1967:29Rank Score:845
Rank in 1960s140Overall Rank:1,505
Average Rating: 76/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Smiley SmileUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1967:30Rank Score:823
Rank in 1960s142Overall Rank:1,544
Average Rating: 74/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Love YouUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1977Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1977:47Rank Score:487
Rank in 1970s472Overall Rank:2,357
Average Rating: 72/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

All Summer LongUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1964Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1964:17Rank Score:400
Rank in 1960s218Overall Rank:2,733
Average Rating: 74/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 15

This may not be a complete discography for The Beach Boys. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Beach Boys best tracks

The best tracks by The Beach Boys are listed below:

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1.God Only Knows
(from the album Pet Sounds)
92/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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2.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Pet Sounds)
91/100 (452 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.Good Vibrations
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
90/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Good Vibrations
(from the album Smiley Smile)
90/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Good Vibrations
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
89/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Surf's Up
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
89/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Heroes And Villains
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
88/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.God Only Knows
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
88/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Sloop John B
(from the album Pet Sounds)
88/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.Cabin Essence
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
87/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
87/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Caroline, No
(from the album Pet Sounds)
87/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
(from the album Pet Sounds)
87/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Vega-Tables
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
86/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.I Get Around
(from the album All Summer Long)
86/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Wonderful
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
86/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.You Still Believe In Me
(from the album Pet Sounds)
86/100 (219 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Surf's Up
(from the album Surf's Up)
86/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Do You Like Worms? (Roll Plymouth Rock)
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
86/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
(from the album Pet Sounds)
86/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Beach Boys ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 171 votes)
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90/100
From Aruji 05/19/2014 00:48
They are one of the greatest bands of all time. Everyone who only listened to Pet Sounds needs to check out their other records. Even though they might be not as good (bar The SMile Sessions) there is a lot of wonderful music to discover.

Recommended albums: Pet Sounds, The SMile Sessions, Love You, Today!, Friends, Sunflower, Surf's Up, Summer Days (And Summer Nights), Wild Honey, Holland
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From Gowienczyk 03/11/2014 21:59
My favorite band and the most nostalgic for me. All of my love of melody, harmony, and baroque pop comes from this sunny band that made a decades worth of masterpieces of pop music.
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From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:29
Poptastic!
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From ThomCNTV 12/02/2013 16:44
Brian Wilson and Paul McCartney are the two greatest living geniuses of music
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From Willie24 11/03/2013 15:15
It's all been said - Brian Wilson is a genious and the band is superb - brilliant harmoines will never be surpassed and the inventiveness and quality of the songs is just awe inspiring
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From AlvaroArana 07/25/2013 05:58
With the Beatles are the top of the 60's. And one of the best ever.
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From PretentiousGuy 04/08/2013 16:09
One great album, but mostly a just bunch of inane pop songs about cars and surfing.
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From astelioeswills 01/19/2013 13:47
great band, great songs, and a couple of amazing albums
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