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Keepin' the Summer Alive is the 23rd studio album by the Beach Boys, released on March 24, 1980. It is the last album to feature founding member and drummer Dennis Wilson, who would drown in December 1983.

Track listingEdit

Side one
  1. "Keepin' the Summer Alive" (Carl Wilson, Randy Bachman) - 3:43
  2. "Oh Darlin'" (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 3:52
  3. "Some of Your Love" (B. Wilson, Love) - 2:36
  4. "Livin' with a Heartache" (C. Wilson, Bachman) - 4:06
  5. "School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell)" (Chuck Berry) - 2:52
Side two
  1. "Goin' On" (B. Wilson, Love) - 3:00
  2. "Sunshine" (B. Wilson, Love) - 2:52
  3. "When Girls Get Together" (B. Wilson, Love) - 3:31
  4. "Santa Ana Winds" (B. Wilson, Al Jardine) - 3:14
  5. "Endless Harmony" (Bruce Johnston) - 3:10


The Beach Boys
  • Brian Wilson – lead, harmony and backing vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Carl Wilson – lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Al Jardine – lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar, spoken word introduction on "Santa Ana Winds"
  • Mike Love – lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Bruce Johnston – lead, harmony and backing vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, production
  • Dennis Wilson – drums and percussion on "Endless Harmony"
Additional musicians
Technical personnel
  • Bruce Johnston – producer
  • Steve Desper – chief engineer, mixing
  • Chuck Leary – engineer
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Rodney Pearson – engineer
  • Brian Behrns – second engineer
  • John Alvin – illustration
  • Tony Lane – art direction
  • Gary Nichamin – photography

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