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1. Don't Worry Baby
(Roger Christian/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Lorrie Morgan)
2. Little Deuce Coupe
(Roger Christian/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by James House)
3. 409
(Mike Love/Gary Usher/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Junior Brown)
4. Long Tall Texan
(Henry Strzelecki)
(Performed by Doug Supernaw)
5. I Get Around
(Mike Love/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Sawyer Brown)
6. Be True To Your School
(Mike Love/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Toby Keith)
7. Fun Fun Fun
(Mike Love/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Ricky VanShelton)
8. Help Me Rhonda
(Mike Love/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Anthony Graham Brown)
9. The Warmth Of The Sun
(Mike Love/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Willie Nelson)
10. Sloop John B
(Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Collin Raye)
11. I Can Hear Music
(Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich/Phil Spector)
(Performed by Kathy Troccoli)
12. Caroline No
(Tony Asher/Brian Wilson)
(Performed by Timothy B. Schmidt)

Singles:
Don't Worry Baby (73 - US-Country Charts)
Long Tall Texan (69 - US-Country Charts)
Little Deuce Coupe (69 - US-Country Charts)
I Can Hear Music

Production Infos:
Produced by Brian Wilson & Joe Thomas.
Executive Producer: Mike Love.
Cover concept by Mike Love.
Rec. by Rick Fritz, Larry Greenhill, Roger Nichols, Peter Doell.
Assistant Engineers: David Foster, Mike Lavin, Melanie Jones, John Kunz, Keith Gilliam, Boo MacLeod.
Mixed by Rick Fritz.
Mastered by Roger Nichols.

Album Infos:
A cassingle of I Can Hear Music (Kathy Trocolli) was released.

A cassingle of Little Deuce Coupe (James House) was released.

Don´t Worry Baby (BB with Lorrie Morgan) was released but it seems just as a promo cd.

A promo cd (including 6 songs) of Stars & Stripes was released.

The story of Stars & Stripes:
Brian had trouble getting cooperation about doing the "Paley/Wilson" material. Melinda loved Willie Nelson's voice and was a fan of his. She suggested to Brian that perhaps Willie would do a good job on the song Warmth Of The Sun. David Leaf was asked or volunteered to make the deal with Willie's people and pave the way. He did so, with Brian to do production and backing vocal work. Mike Love caught wind of the proposed collaboration. He approached Bri and Mel through BRI about the BBs doing a whole album, and using an MOR/AC co producer named Joe Thomas, who had, had some success, reviving old rock n rollers, fading careers. The idea was to use BB songs and various c/w/ac artists with the "boys" on backing vocals. The deals were "cut" and so was the cd. The rest is history.

The Don Was stuff and the first country session happened around the same time, fall of 1995 or so ("Baywatch Nights" was a few months earlier). It jumped pretty quickly from Don Was sessions to Joe Thomas sessions.


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