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Coconut Grove CD
In My Room CD




Track 12 on this CD is the song, "Problem Child", recorded by Coconut Grove.

This CD was released in Japan on the M&M label and was recently listed in the U.K. Magazine, "Record Collector".

The track was also recorded by the "Beach Boys" in 1990 for the feature film, "Problem Child".


Obi-strip for the Japanese CD


Extract from sleeve notes on CD

12. Problem Child – Coconut Grove.
16-track machine.

This affable bunch from Newquay, Cornwall, the surf capital of Britain, formed their covers band in the early 60s, playing mostly Beach Boys and Four Seasons numbers.  Three out of the four original members are still in the current line-up (which is more than can be said for some bands we know…).

Coconut Grove are Alan Martin and Graham Hicks (guitar and lead vocals), Pete Coombe (bass and vocals), Dave May (keys and vocals) and Neil Sudlow (drums and vocals).  Their recent album includes near-live recordings of their most popular stage numbers, including this version of the Beach Boys underrated soundtrack title song from 1990.

They played two excellent sets at last year’s UK Beach Boys convention performing such forgotten classics as “Breakaway” and Chris White’s “Spanish Wine.”