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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 66,331.

The Beach Boys is ranked number 16 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 81,931.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Pink Floyd.

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:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,363 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:66,337
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,430 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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2.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:4,606
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:365
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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3.

Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:1,747
Rank in 1960s87Overall Rank:896
Average Rating:  79/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

SunflowerUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1970Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1970:33Rank Score:1,677
Rank in 1970s214Overall Rank:929
Average Rating:  78/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

FriendsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1968Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1968:24Rank Score:1,090
Rank in 1960s131Overall Rank:1,336
Average Rating:  75/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

Surf's UpUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1971Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1971:38Rank Score:1,000
Rank in 1970s316Overall Rank:1,437
Average Rating:  77/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

Wild HoneyUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1967:29Rank Score:989
Rank in 1960s137Overall Rank:1,448
Average Rating:  76/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Smiley SmileUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1967:30Rank Score:909
Rank in 1960s143Overall Rank:1,553
Average Rating:  75/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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9.

Love YouUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1977Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1977:47Rank Score:502
Rank in 1970s493Overall Rank:2,499
Average Rating:  73/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

All Summer LongUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1964Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1964:17Rank Score:416
Rank in 1960s234Overall Rank:2,951
Average Rating:  73/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall band rank: 16

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

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1.God Only Knows
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 92/100 (530 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 91/100 (485 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.Good Vibrations
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 90/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.God Only Knows
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 90/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Good Vibrations
(from the album Smiley Smile)
 90/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Good Vibrations
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 90/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Surf's Up
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 89/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 89/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Heroes And Villains
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 89/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Sloop John B
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 88/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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11.I Get Around
(from the album All Summer Long)
 87/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Caroline, No
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Cabin Essence
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 87/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Surf's Up
(from the album Surf's Up)
 87/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.You Still Believe In Me
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Wonderful
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Vega-Tables
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.I'm Waiting For The Day
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Beach Boys ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 192 votes)
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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 JeffN999 02/08/2014 01:59
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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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