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Brian Wilson's High School Changes 'F' in Music to 'A'

If you've ever heard <b>The Beach Boys</b>' early work, it's clear that the experience of high school and of being a teenager in Southern California in the …

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Brian Wilson: Beach Boy's 'A' Comes From Tardy Teacher

Brian Wilson, of the Beach Boys, got an "A" from his high school music teacher Fred Morgan for his hit song "Surfin'," but it came 58 years after …

Conservative View

The Ultimate Guide to O'ahu

Called “The Gathering Place,” O'ahu is home to Honolulu (Hawaii’s largest city and capital) and two-thirds of the state’s population. With an …

Hawaii

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson brings ‘Pet Sounds’ to Bay Area

Fans just can’t get enough of the Beach Boys’ music. That was evident when the legendary SoCal band performed before a packed house of smiling and …

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Don’t Miss the Lush Melodies of Beach Boys Front Man Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson<i>Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology</i>Rhino EntertainmentRhino EntertainmentAmazing but true, Brian Wilson’s solo career has spanned almost …

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15 albums Mike Love needs to unleash after ‘Unleash the Love’

You almost certainly know him as the nasal voice on many of the Beach Boys’ biggest hits, from “Surfin’ Safari” to “Kokomo.”<p>You may also know him as …

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Beach Boys vs. Paramore: What’s the weekend’s top concert?

The weekend’s best bets include alt-rock act Paramore (with indie-pop champs Best Coast opening), the mighty Beach Boys and R&B/soul singer Judith …

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Weezer Hit The Surf on New Single 'Beach Boys': Listen

Turn it up, it’s Weezer’s latest single off their upcoming album On Wednesday (Sept. 13), the band tweeted a short teaser of their new song “Beach …

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Weezer Pays Homage to the Beach Boys with New Track, 'Beach Boys'

Weezer share new track "Beach Boys," an upbeat, post-summer anthem devoted to—you guessed it. Continue reading…

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Weezer – “Beach Boys”

What is Rivers Cuomo doing, or talking about? That’s one question that definitely won’t be answered by “Beach Boys,” Weezer’s latest single from …

Avenged Sevenfold Premiere Cover of Beach Boys' "God Only Knows"

First came their rendition of Mexican folk song “Malagueña Salerosa,” followed by a re-imagining of Mr. Bungle’s “Retrovertigo,” an original track …

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The Beach Boys were brilliant outside of Pet Sounds, too

While everyone seems to agree that <i>Pet Sounds</i> is one of the most important albums ever made, the Beach Boys are still seen as something of a novelty. …

Beach Boys perform acapella version of "Wouldn't it Be Nice"

This is from the vocals-only version of <i>Pet Sounds</i> released in 1997, called <i>Stack-O-Vocals</i>.<p>Here's the original version with instruments. I love both …

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Beach Boys Performing Acapella Of ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ Puts Today’s Autotune Performers To Shame

“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” Is one of the Beach Boys’ most famous and well-loved songs. Written by Brian Wilson, Tony Asher, and Mike Love, the song was …

Culture

The Pioneering Musical Brilliance of the Iconic Beach Boys Song ‘Good Vibrations’

YouTuber Polyphonic took a deep dive into the iconic but somewhat under-appreciated Beach Boys song “Good Vibrations” and broke down the musical …

Hear the sublime isolated vocals for the Beach Boys' 'Wouldn't it Be Nice'

Wouldn't it be nice if we could hear just the vocals on the Beach Boys' "Wouldn't it Be Nice" track? We wouldn't have to wait so long because someone …

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Rocker Alice Cooper: Glen Campbell And I Share The Same Christian Faith

Rocker Alice Cooper is at peace with his friend Glen Campbell’s death earlier this week from Alzheimer’s disease, because he knows the “Rhinestone …

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This Acapella of ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ by the Beach Boys is a Master Class in Harmony

“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” is a song written by Brian Wilson, Tony Asher, and Mike Love for American rock band the Beach Boys. It was released as the …

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Glen Campbell's Last GUITAR PLAYER Interview

In late 2008, <i>GP</i> associate editor Matt Blackett managed to get in-between Glen Campbell's daily golf game and interview him about his album, <i>Meet Glen</i> …

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The Beach Boys' Mike Love Remembers Glen Campbell: 'I've Never Met a More Talented Person'

Campbell toured with The Beach Boys as a replacement for Brian Wilson briefly in 1964.<p>The Beach Boys' Mike Love paid tribute to his friend and former …

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Flashback: Watch Glen Campbell's Nimble Medley of Beach Boys Hits

Country great blazes through "Good Vibrations," "Surfin USA," "California Girls" and more<p>In the 24 hours since news of Glen Campbell's death broke on …

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Beach Boys Triumph At Elton John’s Wembley Extravaganza

“MidSummer Music,” they called it, and as you can see from the poster, it was some event. On 21 June 1975, <b>Elton John</b> headlined a huge, all-day …

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The Beach Boys’ ‘1967’: the beginning of the long sunset

The year 1967 was truly the end of innocence for the Beach Boys. Having redefined pop music a year earlier with the release of their undeniably …

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The Beach Boys: 1967 - Sunshine Tomorrow Album Review

From early 1966 to early ’67, the Beach Boys matured from a platform for Brian Wilson’s songwriting and production into a fully democratic band. As Wilson and Los Angeles session musicians were laboring over <i>Pet Sounds</i> and the infamously scrapped <i>Smile</i>, a live quartet—led by Brian’s brother …

Lost Cousins trip out with new video "Quarters"

<b>Lost Cousins</b> could be time travellers. Or if not, they have nailed down the vibe and aesthetic of a 1970's rock band. EARMILK gives you the first …

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Storm, poor sales wipe out Qld company touring the Beach Boys

"And it caused the show to cancel, because it was quite a horrific storm."<p>This followed "lower than expected" ticket sales in Tamworth and Orange in …

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Dirt from Brian Wilson’s Childhood Home Used to Create New Album

The dirt from Brian Wilson’s childhood home has been turned into a series of collectible LPs. In 2016, artist Jeff Hassay visited the site where Wilson’s house used to stand—before it was torn down years earlier—and made an 18-minute field recording. With that audio, he created <i>Beach Boys House:</i> …

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Deadfellow releases new song "Emily, Don't Change Your Mind" [Premiere]

<b>Deadfellow</b>, also known as <b>Hayden Sammak</b>, has released new song "Emily, Don't Change Your Mind," which premieres exclusively on our site today. Heavily …

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