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A Bit of Freewriting

I’m over half-way through Nano, and the story is going well. I’d like a bit of break and let myself freewrite for a bit. So here goes…. 349 more words

Creative Writing

Brian Wilson Of The Beach Boys To Release New Solo Album

Brian Wilson, the brilliant co-founder, musician, singer, songwriter, and producer of The Beach Boys, recently announced on his Facebook page that his solo album, 170 more words


Surfin' USA (1963)

Surfin’ USA is the Beach Boys’ first real album. Surfin’ Safari was their first released album, of course, but it was a real amateur hour production. 505 more words

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Surfin' Safari (1962)

Surfin’ Safari is bad. Dumb lyrics about surfing and cars, whiny Mike Love lead vocals on most of the songs, ham-fisted backing vocals, by-the-numbers reverb surf guitars, dull production. 229 more words

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Gypsy Man, Mike Love, Country M

Gypsy Man

Mike Love

Gypsy Soul Records 2014

Review by David Bowling

It’s not the years so much as it is the mileage,” as the old saying goes. 160 more words


Ironman Princeton 70.3 is now in the books!  My goal for my first 70.3 was to finish around 6:30 to 7 hours and I came in at 6 hours 52 minutes.   1,269 more words