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9. 'Caroline, No'
"Caroline, No" was originally released as a Brian Wilson solo single in advance of its inclusion on the Beach Boys' landmark Pet Sounds. Though the song fits in seamlessly with the album, it serves as a fine spotlight for Wilson's creative approach to arranging music, his gift for melody and the boyish purity of his singing voice.