Wouldn’t it be nice? Wrinkly Pete listens to Pet Sounds, hears Sunderland

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The full tracklist for the Beach Boys’ 1966 album Pet Sounds, so good for its time that it even came – belatedly – to be admired in the USA, runs: Wouldn’t It Be Nice?; You Still Believe in Me; That’s Not Me; Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder); I’m Waiting for the Day; Let’s Go Away for Awhile; Sloop John B; God Only Knows; I Know There’s an Answer; Here Today; I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times; Pet Sounds and Caroline No.

Task for today? To apply the ones Peter Lynn left out as he found ways of describing his Sunderland thoughts and experiences through pop song titles and lyrics. I’ll see if I can twist the arms of Personalised Football Gifts for a mug for the best entry (as well as going back on the last time I said the same thing and promptly forgot to award a prize). Let’s keep it to the Beach Boys but I’ll allow entries citing tracks from the rest of their discography …

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