rock The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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One of the greatest rock bands of all time, The Beach Boys are one of the greatest surf rock bands, best 60s rock bands and are included in an elite group of bands inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. List of the best Beach Boys albums, including pictures of the album covers when available.

This Beach Boys discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Beach Boys albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Beach Boys singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Beach Boys album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Beach Boys album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Beach Boys album of all time?" or "What are the top Beach Boys albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like Pet Sounds and Surfin' USA.This list of popular Beach Boys CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may copy this fact-based list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends.

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Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Pet Sounds The Beach Boys

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The Beach Boys Today! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys Today! The Beach Boys

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Sunflower is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Sunflower The Beach Boys

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Surf's Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Surf's Up The Beach Boys

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Friends The Beach Boys

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All Summer Long is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
All Summer Long The Beach Boys

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Wild Honey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Wild Honey The Beach Boys

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Holland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Holland The Beach Boys

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20/20 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
20/20 The Beach Boys

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Surfer Girl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Surfer Girl The Beach Boys

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Smiley Smile is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Smiley Smile The Beach Boys

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Surfin' USA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Surfin' USA The Beach Boys

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Love You is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Love You The Beach Boys

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Little Deuce Coupe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Little Deuce Coupe The Beach Boys

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California Girls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
California Girls The Beach Boys

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That's Why God Made the Radio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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Surfin' Safari is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Surfin' Safari The Beach Boys

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Carl and the Passions:

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Shut Down, Volume 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Shut Down, Volume 2 The Beach Boys

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Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Christmas Album The Beach Boys

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Beach Boys' Party! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Beach Boys' Party! The Beach Boys

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Keepin' the Summer Alive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Keepin' the Summer Alive The Beach Boys

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Summer Days and Summer Nights is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Summer Days and Summer Nights

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Beach Boys Christmas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Beach Boys Christmas The Beach Boys

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L.A. (Light Album) is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
L.A. (Light Album) The Beach Boys

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Still Cruisin' is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Still Cruisin' The Beach Boys

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The Beach Boys is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys The Beach Boys

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Beach Boys Concert is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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15 Big Ones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
15 Big Ones The Beach Boys

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Shut Down Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Shut Down Vol. 2

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Summer Days (And Summer Nights... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Summer Days (And Summer Nights)

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Endless Harmony is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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Light Album is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Light Album

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Still Crusin' is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Still Crusin'

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Singles/Other Projects is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Singles/Other Projects

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The Smile Sessions is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
The Smile Sessions

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M.I.U. Album is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
M.I.U. Album The Beach Boys

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Good Vibrations / Let's Go Awa... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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Summer in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Summer in Paradise The Beach Boys

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Heroes and Villains / You're W... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time

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Stars and Stripes Vol. 1 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beach Boys Albums of All Time
Stars and Stripes Vol. 1 The Beach Boys