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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 65,470.

The Beach Boys is ranked number 16 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 80,863.

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:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,343 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:65,470
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,410 votes)
Comments: 152 comments
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2.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:4,449
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:377
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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3.

Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:1,771
Rank in 1960s87Overall Rank:875
Average Rating:  79/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

SunflowerUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1970Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1970:33Rank Score:1,674
Rank in 1970s214Overall Rank:921
Average Rating:  78/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

FriendsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1968Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1968:23Rank Score:1,071
Rank in 1960s129Overall Rank:1,326
Average Rating:  75/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

Surf's UpUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1971Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1971:38Rank Score:986
Rank in 1970s313Overall Rank:1,423
Average Rating:  77/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

Wild HoneyUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1967:29Rank Score:985
Rank in 1960s138Overall Rank:1,426
Average Rating:  76/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Smiley SmileUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1967Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1967:31Rank Score:890
Rank in 1960s147Overall Rank:1,565
Average Rating:  75/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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9.

Love YouUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1977Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1977:47Rank Score:514
Rank in 1970s481Overall Rank:2,430
Average Rating:  73/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

All Summer LongUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1964Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1964:17Rank Score:417
Rank in 1960s229Overall Rank:2,891
Average Rating:  73/100 (87 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 (531 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.Wouldn't It Be Nice
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 91/100 (484 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.Good Vibrations
(from the album Smiley Smile)
 89/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Surf's Up
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 89/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Heroes And Villains
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 89/100 (111 votes)
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7.Sloop John B
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 88/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Caroline, No
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Cabin Essence
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 87/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.I Get Around
(from the album All Summer Long)
 87/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Surf's Up
(from the album Surf's Up)
 87/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 87/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.You Still Believe In Me
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Wonderful
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.I Just Wasn't Made For These Times
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Vega-Tables
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.I'm Waiting For The Day
(from the album Pet Sounds)
 86/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Do You Like Worms? (Roll Plymouth Rock)
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Our Prayer
(from the album The Smile Sessions)
 86/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Don't Worry Baby
(from the album Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys)
 86/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Beach Boys ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 190 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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