Happy 75th Birthday to Brian Wilson, Born June 20, 1942
commercial audience. During his time with the Beach Boys, Wilson had often remained at home -- or next project: preparing the legendary Beach Boys record SMiLE for its live debut, as well as making "Love and Mercy," commercial success proved elusive; ironically, the Beach Boys had recorded their own . Born and raised in Hawthorne, California, he formed the Beach Boys in 1961 alongside his two several throwbacks to his lush Beach Boys productions of the 1960s; still, it failed to entice a wide The Beach Boys
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ months, the Beach Boys were hardly a band at all. Well at least not in the traditional sense. By the stage dads, then Murry Wilson would definitely be included. From 1961 to 1964, the Beach Boys released house band, The Wrecking Crew. This would be the first Beach Boys album in which none of the members release in May 1966, the Beach Boys’ eleventh studio album Pet Sounds garnered a critical and Happy 50th Anniversary to The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, originally released May 16, 1966. Upon its The Beach Boys
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reminiscing to soaking in all there is to appreciate about life. The opening track, a cover of The Beach Boys' "I
Happy Birthday to Ronnie Spector, Born August 10, 1943
Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory" and the Beach Boys' "Don't Worry Baby," which Brian Wilson had
Happy Birthday to James Taylor, Born March 12, 1948
in a feature film, Two-Lane Blacktop, co-starring with the Beach Boys' Dennis Wilson. It was not
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of ABBA’s ‘ABBA: The Album’
promotional tasks for Arrival. Already staunch Beach Boys followers, ABBA also took interest in the
Happy 50th Birthday to Mike Patton, Born January 27, 1968
albums, the Beach Boys-tinged California. He subsequently joined ex-Jesus Lizard guitarist Duane
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band’
their music to different places. McCartney was also intrigued and influenced by what the Beach Boys achieved
Happy Birthday to Barry Manilow, Born June 17, 1943
the Songs" (ironically, written by Beach Boys sideman Bruce Johnston) became his second number one
Remembering Chuck Berry Today on What Would Have Been His 91st Birthday (Born 10/18/26)
, without him there would be no Beatles, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, nor myriad others. There
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the vein of CSNY and even the Beach Boys at times, the praise was more than well warranted. Propelled
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