The Beach Boys wrote a song about: Salt Lake
It's not clear why. They single out the city for having
"the grooviest kids," a radio station, and a park near the city.
My friend Laura noticed the song contains a lyric that's
bafflingly bad. I'll consecrate it here as a free-form poem.
The way the kids talk
"Screw the Beach Boys' version..." wrote one alt-weekly.
"[Utah punk band] Thunderfist penned the ultimate two-minute tribute to
the city by the
lake -- and they did it under the influence of our mere 3.2 Pabst, to
is an out-of-sight