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John Belushi & Dan Aykroyd take Brian Wilson Surfing 1976

From the Lorne Michaels produced Beach Boys TV special, It’s OK, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd pose as highway patrolmen citing Brian Wilson to be, “In violation of paragraph 12.””C’mon Brian, let’s go surfing now.” “Everybody’s learnin’ how.” 10 more words

Hal Blaine and the sound of The Wrecking Crew

The sound of The Wrecking Crew was the result of many brilliant musicians playing together in the same room.  It took countless takes, with all of the different musicians mindfully balancing themselves to achieve a sound in the room that would perfectly translate onto tape. 516 more words

Sound Techniques

The Beach Boys Hidden Golden Era


The music of the Beach Boys is, quite rightly, very popular. What many people don’t realise is that a lot of their best work is not the kitsch, falsetto vocal hits of the early 60s. 4,175 more words

Brian Wilson Hits TIFF For Love And Mercy

Brian Wilson, the rather enigmatic force behind the Beach Boys’ most creative moments, made a bit of a surprise appearance at TIFF this year when he showed up for the premiere of the new biopic… 24 more words

Shameless Promotion

Brian Wilson

I remember California sand

soft, moist, under my bare feet.

That tugging pull of the ocean,

Pacific green and cold on my ankles,

eroding the foundations on which… 297 more words


Toronto: Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions Buys Beach Boys Biopic 'Love & Mercy'

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have bought North American rights to Beach Boys biopic “Love & Mercy” for $3 million.

The deal was announced at the Toronto Film Festival, three days after its premiere at the Elgin. 111 more words


"Barbara Ann" by the Beach Boys

When I first heard “California (There Is No End to Love)” from U2’s newest album, I immediately thought of the Beach Boys.