"Surf's Up," The Beach Boys

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003979" title="Brian Wilson" href="/topic/entertainment/music/brian-wilson-PECLB003979.topic">Brian Wilson</a> scrapped the crazily ambitious "Smile" album in 1967, but the songs lived on, some trickling out on subsequent albums, all finally being remade on Wilson's 2004 version of "Smile." "Surf's Up," that album's centerpiece, also emerged on the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004929" title="The Beach Boys" href="/topic/entertainment/music/the-beach-boys-PECLB0004929.topic">Beach Boys'</a> 1971 album of the same name, combining the original backing track, an old Wilson solo performance and newly recorded vocals and instrumental parts, with the coda borrowed from another "Smile" song, "Child is the Father of the Man."

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Brian Wilson scrapped the crazily ambitious "Smile" album in 1967, but the songs lived on, some trickling out on subsequent albums, all finally being remade on Wilson's 2004 version of "Smile." "Surf's Up," that album's centerpiece, also emerged on the Beach Boys' 1971 album of the same name, combining the original backing track, an old Wilson solo performance and newly recorded vocals and instrumental parts, with the coda borrowed from another "Smile" song, "Child is the Father of the Man."

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