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Don't Fight the Sea is available in record stores and also available via Al Jardine's website and Sound Stage Direct.
Read the full story here, as reported by David Beard on the Examiner website: Part 1 and Part 2.
Consisting of mostly previously-unreleased rarities, this collection of early material is a digital-only release, available December 17, 2013. “GIVE PEACE A CHANCE” Al Jardine and Sean Lennon have recorded a mostly a capella remake of John Lennon's anthem, “Give Peace a Chance” for Bono's ONE project.
Al also recorded a new version of “If I Had a Hammer” with Richard Barone. , a career-spanning box set, is set for a August 27 release.
, an album of Brian's takes on 11 Disney film music classics.
Tracks include Baby Mine, I Just Can't Wait to Be King, Stay Awake, and When You Wish Upon a Star (the song that inspired Surfer Girl).
In celebration of Record Store Day, Capitol/EMI has released a limited edition vinyl pressing of The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations, backed with Heroes and Villains. This release consists of a limited edition double 78 RPM (yes, really!
Footage from one of the Good Vibrations recording sessions is included in the intro video.
It also revisits the BB classic Help Me Rhonda, with additional vocals by Steve Miller. One of the songs, Don't Fight the Sea was recorded in the late '70s/'80 for a proposed environmentally-themed duo album between Jardine and Mike Love, but was never completed.
The song was not intended to be on a Beach Boys album, but group members were happy to lend their voices to the song, including the late Carl Wilson.
The albums are ) The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Commemorative 'Zine Pak was released May 1, 2012.
This package includes an 11-track CD featuring the new version of “Do It Again,” plus a 72-page magazine with rare photos and new interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks. (previously available only as a digital/burn on demand release) was finally released in physical CD format on April 3, 2012, on Waterfront Entertainment/Robo Records.Now available as a download single from i Tunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. Tracks on BWRG include Rhapsody in Blue, "The Like in I Love You, Summertime, I Loves You Porgy, I Got Plenty of Nothin, It Ain't Necessarily So, 'S Wonderful, They Can't Take That Away from Me, Our Love Is Here to Stay, I've Got a Crush on You, I've Got Rhythm, Someone to Watch Over Me, and Nothing But Love. A bonus track is available for those who purchase the album from i Tunes.