1968
Wake the World: The
Friends Sessions

 

TRACK LISTINGS

WAke the World: The Friends Sessions cover

 

 
 

 

  1. “Meant for You” — Alternate Version with Session Intro (2:17)
    (B. Wilson - M. Love)
    Lead vocals: Mike & Brian
    Recorded April 1, 1968
     
  2. “Friends” — Backing Track (2:38)
    (B. Wilson - C. Wilson - D.Wilson - Jardine)
    Recorded March 13, 1968
     
  3. “Friends” — A Cappella (2:20)
    (B. Wilson-C. Wilson-D.Wilson-Jardine)
    Lead vocal: Carl (with Brian)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  4. “Wake the World” — Alternate Version (2:12)
    (B. Wilson - Jardine)
    Lead vocal: Group
    Recorded March 28 & 30, April 1, 1968
     
  5. “Be Here in the Morning” — Backing Track (2:20)
    (B. Wilson - C. Wilson - D. Wilson - Love - Jardine)
    Recorded March 29, 1968
     
  6. “When a Man Needs a Woman” — Early Take Basic Track (0:50)
    (B. Wilson - D. Wilson - Jardine - Korthof - Parks)
    Recorded March 18, 1968
     
  7. “When a Man Needs a Woman” — Alternate Version (2:08)
    (B. WilsonD. Wilson - Jardine - Korthof - Parks)
    Lead vocal: Brian
    Basic track recorded March 18, 1968; vocals recorded March, 1968
     
  8. “Passing By” — Alternate Version (1:44)
    (B. Wilson)
    Lead vocal: Brian
    Recorded March 22, 1968
     
  9. “Anna Lee the Healer” — Session Excerpt (1:22)
    (B. Wilson - Love)
    Recorded April 2, 1968
     
  10. “Anna Lee the Healer” — A Cappella (1:54)
    (B. Wilson - Love)
    Lead Vocal: Group
    Recorded April 2, 1968
     
  11. “Little Bird” — Backing Track (2:00)
    (D.Wilson - Kalinich)
    Recorded February 29, 1968
     
  12. “Little Bird” — A Cappella (2:04)
    (D.Wilson - Kalinich)
    Lead vocal: Dennis & Carl
    Vocals recorded February 29 – March, 1968
     
  13. “Be Still” — Alternate Take with Session Excerpt (2:09)
    (D.Wilson - Kalinich)
    Lead vocal: Dennis
    Recorded April 3, 1968
     
  14. “Even Steven” — Early Version of “Busy Doin’ Nothin’” (2:52)
    (B. Wilson)
    Lead vocal: Brian
    Recorded March 26, 1968
     
  15. “Diamond Head” — Alternate Version with Session Excerpt (4:33)
    (Vescovo - Ritz - Ackley - B. Wilson)
    Recorded April 12, 1968
     
  16. New Song (“Transcendental Meditation”) — Backing Track with Partial Vocals (1:51)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  17. “Transcendental Meditation” — Backing Track with Session Excerpt (2:22)
    (B. Wilson - Love - Jardine)
    Recorded April 4, 1968
     
  18. “Transcendental Meditation” — A Cappella (1:52)
    (B. Wilson - Love - Jardine)
    All vocals: Brian
    Recorded April 4, 1968
     
  19. “My Little Red Book” (2:45)
    (Bacharach - David)
    Lead vocal: Brian
    Recorded April, 1968
     
  20. “Away”— Track (0:57)
    (D. Wilson - Hinsche)
    Recorded circa January 1968
     
  21. “I’m Confessin’” — Demo (2:17)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded February or March, 1968
     
  22. “I’m Confessin’” / “You’re as Cool as Can Be 1” — Track (1:38)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded February or March, 1968
     
  23. “You’re as Cool as Can Be 2” — Track (1:14)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded February or March, 1968
     
  24. “Be Here in the Morning Darling” — Track (3:29)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded March 6, 1968
     
  25. “Our New Home” — Track (2:02)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded March 20, 1968
     
  26. New Song — Track (1:26)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  27. “Be Still” — Alternate Track (1:03)
    (D. Wilson - Kalinich)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  28. “Rock and Roll Woman” — Track (2:19)
    (Stills)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  29. “Time to Get Alone” — Alternate Version Demo (2:04)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded March, 1968
     
  30. Untitled 1/25/68 — Track (1:07)
    (D. Wilson)
    Recorded January 25, 1968
     
  31. “Passing By” — Demo with New Lyrics c1971 (2:34)
    (B. Wilson - Shapiro - Almer)
    Lead vocal: Brian (with Stan Shapiro & Tandyn Almer)
    Demo recorded circa 1971
     
  32. “Child Is Father of the Man” — Original 1966 Track Mix (3:36)
    (B. Wilson)
    Recorded, mixed & edited late 1966

CREDITS

THE BEACH BOYS, 1968:
Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine & Bruce Johnston

Compilation and New Mixes Produced by Mark Linett & Alan Boyd
Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Mark Linett at Your Place Or Mine

Executive Producers: Matt D’Amico & Peter Fletcher
Art Direction: Susan Lavoie

Original Recordings Produced by The Beach Boys
Engineers: Stephen Desper & Jim Lockert

Brother Records, Inc: Jerry Schilling, President

Session Research: Craig Slowinski

Special Thanks: Howie Edelson; Elliot Kendall; Ross Schwartz; Mark Kaplan; Pacific Title Archives; Al Gomes, Connie Watrous & The Rhode Island BB Posse; Stanley Shapiro; Billy Hinsche; Stephen Kalinich; Brad Rosenberger; Lee Dempsey; Andrew G. Doe; Margaret Gwynne; Betty Collignon Wright; Lori Lightfoot; Steve Latshaw; Panayiotis Bogdanos; Les Chan; Monty & Bailey Linett, David Beard & Endless Summer Quarterly