Happy 75th Birthday to Brian Wilson, Born June 20, 1942
several throwbacks to his lush Beach Boys productions of the 1960s; still, it failed to entice a wide "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 commercial audience. During his time with the Beach Boys, Wilson had often remained at home -- or The Beach Boys songwriting structures and production techniques. Wilson retreated from his dominance of the Beach Boys after
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’
house band, The Wrecking Crew. This would be the first Beach Boys album in which none of the members TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ stage dads, then Murry Wilson would definitely be included. From 1961 to 1964, the Beach Boys released Happy 50th Anniversary to The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, originally released May 16, 1966. Upon its The Beach Boys release in May 1966, the Beach Boys’ eleventh studio album Pet Sounds garnered a critical and months, the Beach Boys were hardly a band at all. Well at least not in the traditional sense. By the
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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 70th Birthday to James Taylor, Born March 12, 1948
, Taylor acted in a feature film, Two-Lane Blacktop, co-starring with the Beach Boys' Dennis Wilson. It
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albums, the Beach Boys-tinged California. He subsequently joined ex-Jesus Lizard guitarist Duane
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their music to different places. McCartney was also intrigued and influenced by what the Beach Boys achieved
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our family always watched. As small children we loved The Beatles, The Supremes, The Beach Boys and
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the vein of CSNY and even the Beach Boys at times, the praise was more than well warranted. Propelled
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 then genres from American sources inspired from recent visits there, specifically California, during the
Happy Birthday to Barry Manilow, Born June 17, 1943
the Songs" (ironically, written by Beach Boys sideman Bruce Johnston) became his second number one
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