Kokomo
The Beach Boys
Beach Boys 1988 Kokomo 45

Aruba, Jamaica
Ooh, I wanna take you
Bermuda, Bahama
Come on, pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego
Baby, why don't we go
Jamaica

1988
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1988 for one week
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Sept 3, 1988
  • RIAA certified Platinum record
  • from the album Still Cruisin' (1989) and the Cocktail soundtrack (1988)
  • "Kokomo" is the name of a Tiki-style poolside bar within the Holiday Isle resort complex in the Florida Keys
  • The Beach Boys fourth No. 1 hit single on the Hot 100; their previous No. 1 single was "Good Vibrations" in 1966 (22 years earlier)
  • featured in the 1988 film Cocktail starring Tom Cruise and Elisabeth Shue
  • written by John Phillips, Scott McKenzie, Mike Love, Terry Melcher
  • Brian Wilson who generally was involved in all aspects of the Beach Boys recorded material, especially the writing, did not participate on this single
  • produced by Terry Melcher
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