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The Beach Boys

Kokomo

18 Jul, 1988

Reaches no. 1 in the US, Japan, and Australia. Is nominated for a Grammy in 1988 for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. Written by John Phillips, Scott McKenzie, Mike Love, and Terry Melcher. Mike Love states:

 “Kokomo” is our No. 1, biggest sing-along song in our show—and it is popular with multiple generations. It wasn’t so much about surfing,

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