is a song written by Brian Wilson
, Gary Usher
and Mike Love
for the American pop band The Beach Boys
. It was released on their 1962
album Surfin' Safari
. The lyrics of the song are about the members of the band hanging out at a root beer stand and drinking mugs of root beer
The song was originally credited to just Wilson and Usher. Mike Love's name was added as a result of a lawsuit filed by him against Wilson in the 1990s.