The Beach Boys
God Only Knows





Release Year: 1966

Rankings: All-Time #20 / 1960s #11 / 1966 #2


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2012) 1
Lou Reed (USA) - 100 Favorite Tracks (2005) No Order
Paste Magazine (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2016) 1
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 1
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 1
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 25
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 25
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 501-600
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
TimeOut New York (USA) - The Best Songs Ever (2016) 6
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 72
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 68
Elvis Costello - The Best Songs from the 500 Best Albums Ever (2000) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 28
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 13
Mojo (UK) - The Ultimate Jukebox: 100 Singles You Must Own (2003) 97
Mojo (UK) - Top 50 Beach Boys Songs (2012) 3
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 18
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 12
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 14
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (1976) 97
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 59
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2009) 24
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 18
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 210 Greatest Pop Singles of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 10 Most Perfect Songs Ever (2007) 8
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
The Word (UK) - 110 Songs You Have to Hear! (2004) No Order
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 21
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 77
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 6
Neon (Germany) - Die 222 besten Songs aller Zeiten [The 222 Best Songs of All Time] (2008) No Order
Philippe Holstein, RP Online (Germany) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2015) 50
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Anniversary Special: 222 Songs (2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1960s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 9
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du pop [Top 100 Pop Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 8
Rolling Stone (France) - The 50 Best Beach Boys Songs (2015) 1
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 4
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 54
Cameron Adams (Australia) -The Best Songs from the 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The Best Song from the 200 Best Albums (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 32
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 68
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order