Today’s magic intros are a bit of a cheat. Two of them are very short and the third song doesn’t really have any kind of intro at all.

However, all three of them are so distinctive and immediately recognisable that I think they still count. Particularly since they are all totally wonderful and never cease to bring a smile to my face.

They’re all from the same band and – if I’m being honest – I could probably have picked half a dozen other songs of theirs without having to don my thinking cap. The first is one of their early, bouncy, light pop numbers, while the other two are from a bit later when the incredibly talented Brian Wilson really hit his stride…