Endless Summary Vol. 1: Surfin’ Safari


One-sentence capsule summaries of Beach Boys songs, album by album.

  1. “Surfin’ Safari”: Mike encourages you to take up the popular sport, listing several surfing hot spots.
  2. “County Fair”: Mike tries in vain to win prizes for his girlfriend, eventually losing the fickle girl to a stronger interloper.
  3. “Ten Little Indians”: Nine Native American boys aggressively woo a girl, but she likes the tenth guy, who ignores her.
  4. “Chug-A-Lug”: Mike’s favorite beverage is root beer.
  5. “Little Girl (You’re My Miss America)”: Dennis appreciates a girl in patriotic terms.
  6. “409”: Mike likes his brand-new Chevy, which is extraordinarily fast.
  7. “Surfin'”: Surfing is the only way of life for Mike.
  8. “Heads You Win, Tails I Lose”: Mike resorts to flipping a coin to resolve relationship problems, yet comes out the loser considerably more than 50% of the time.
  9. “Summertime Blues”: Mike and Brian cover Eddie Cochran.
  10. “Cuckoo Clock”: Brian’s attempts at seduction are foiled by a noisy clock.
  11. “Moon Dawg”: The boys play an instrumental; one barks like a dog.
  12. “The Shift”: Mike gets unaccountably turned on by a dress.

One Response to “Endless Summary Vol. 1: Surfin’ Safari

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