Guess I'm Dumb

Album: Still I Dream of You: Rare Works of Brian Wilson (1965)

Songfacts®:

  • Brian Wilson give this to Campbell as a "present" for his help in filling in for Wilson during live Beach Boys performances. It was Brian's most ambitious production to date and marks another step on the road to Pet Sounds.
  • The Honeys sang backup. The Honeys were comprised of Brian Wilson's wife Marilyn and her sister Diane Rovell.
  • This song was originally considered as a Beach Boys track on their Today! album.
  • The lyrics were written by Russ Titelman, who has worked as a producer with Buffalo Springfield, Paul Simon and James Taylor. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    John Jennings - Omaha, NE, for all above
  • Brian Wilson recycled part of the melody of this near the end of the song "Had To Phone Ya." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sean - Chicago, IL

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  • Jason from Newmarket, United StatesBrian and Carl Wilson also sang backup vocals on this song.
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