God Only Knows (track) by The Beach Boys

God Only Knows
God Only Knows by The Beach Boys
Year: 1966
From the album Pet Sounds (track #8)
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The Beach Boys - God Only Knows - Song Sheet Print Poster Art
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BEACH BOYS - LIVE AT KNEBWORTH 1980: PROMO 2 CD SET / GOD ONLY KNOWS, LADY LYNDA
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THE BEACH BOYS God Only Knows / Beach Boys medley 45
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From 02/12/2018 13:46
Probably the best love song ever.
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From 02/11/2018 13:44
The masterpiece inside the masterpiece
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From 01/16/2017 14:53
Arguably one of the best songs ever written! Just a masterpiece in very way :)
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From 01/09/2017 17:44
The best song of one of the best albums ever!!Touching perfection.
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From 10/01/2016 11:19
So beautiful, I can't see how anyone cannot be moved by this. The melody is absolutely sublime and is easily one of the loveliest songs ever written. Having said that, the narrator of the song obviously finds it incredibly hard to express himself(opening line, 'i may not always love you') but in truth it's the music that makes this song so special, and the song title itself is easily the most important part of the lyrics, basically saying that words and actions alone are not enough to express how much someone can love somebody else. All in all, just about perfect.
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From 08/30/2016 03:44
Perfection
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From 08/03/2016 23:56
Probably the most beautiful song ever written and I'm not sure that anything will ever come close (maybe VU's Pale Blue Eyes or The Beatles' Here, There and Everywhere). More haunting the more you hear it, a quality shared by Surf's Up to a stronger degree. It's just great.
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From 05/25/2016 21:42
If you dislike this song, look to all this artists that love it. \r\nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqLTe8h0-jo
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From 05/25/2016 21:43
i love it
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From 04/12/2016 01:54
The universal best song on the album, I'll go a step further and call it the best song of the 1960's.
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