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Beach Boy sues for songwriting royalties

The Beach Boys

I Get Around

Capitol

Release Date: May 10th, 1964

Words by: Roland Ellis
April 1st, 1965

Listen:

Ah the swell tones of the Brian Wilson/Mike Love combination - so harmonious:

Love delivers the mid-range verses while Wilson’s soaring falsetto provides one of the choruses of the century.

Unfortunately the Boys’ harmony later disintegrated when Love successfully sued Wilson for a slice of the “I get around” royalties.

Beach Boy sues for songwriting royalties The Beach Boys - circa 1965

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