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  • Kokomo - The Beach Boys (1989)

    Sue Rogers posted on January 19, 2013 14:27

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    "Kokomo" is a song written by John PhillipsScott McKenzieMike Love, and Terry Melcher and recorded by The Beach Boys in spring 1988. Its lyrics describe two lovers taking a trip to a relaxing place on an island off the Florida Keys called Kokomo. It was released as a single on July 18, 1988 by Elektra Records and became a No. 1 Hit in the United States, Japan, and Australia (where it topped for about two months). The single was released to coincide with the release of the Tom Cruise movie Cocktail, and its subsequent soundtrack. It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1988.

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