Of course, you couldn't tell that from this song, because it represents such hope, but it came out of a very difficult time. We worked on it originally; then, the other collaborators contributed some different lyrics. By the time the Beach Boys recorded it, the lyrics were all over the place.
But I love how this song rocks. There exists a recording of Parks and Wilson writing the song on Wilson's piano. According to Parks, "it's clear from the contents [of the tape] that I authored the words and the musical intervals to 'Sail on Sailor. I wrote the music and he wrote the lyrics.
Wilson biographer Peter Ames Carlin stated that the song was essentially co-written by Wilson and Parks in , with Kennedy and Almer's lyrical contributions dating from impromptu sessions at Danny Hutton 's house during the epoch. We all stood there looking at each other going, 'What?
Three or four years later, I heard it on the radio and went, 'Who's that? When the Beach Boys submitted the original version of Holland to Warner Brothers in October , the album was rejected by the company for lacking a potential hit single. After discussion among Warner executives, Parks who was then director of audio-visual services at the label said that he had the aforementioned tape of "Sail On, Sailor", and suggested that the song could be recorded as the album's lead track.
But I never questioned it, just as I never questioned the various claims on the residuals. According to Steven Gaines , Wilson initially "tinker[ed] with the song, trying to make it perfect as he had with 'Good Vibrations' and Smile "; following this bout of "procrastination," his bandmates "did not allow [him] to work on it at all. The lead vocal was first attempted by Dennis Wilson , who sang the vocal once before leaving to go surfing.
Carl was the next to attempt a vocal, but he then suggested that Chaplin make an attempt. After two takes, Carl decided that Chaplin's vocal would feature as the lead.
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