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Blake: Beach Boy Mike Love Writing Memoir

The Beach Boys. Mike Love tells the Gazette of Kalamazoo, Michigan he his writing his memoir, which should be out in 2016, including inside stories. 168 more words



Time for another post in Balladeer’s Blog’s annual orgy of entries on various versions of THE Christmas tale. 

Scrooge’s Rock & Roll Christmas grows on me more and more each time I watch it. 1,314 more words


Classic Rock Almanac November 28, 2014


2007-Carole King and James Taylor kick off a three-night engagement marking the 50th anniversary of the Troubadour in L-A.

2006-Mike Love releases the Christmas single “Santa’s Gone to Kokomo” through I-Tunes. 524 more words


Mike Love Of The Beach Boy's Working On An Autobiography

I’ve met Mike Love on three different occasions and each time he was very gracious. It’s going to be very interesting when his new autobiography comes out. 85 more words


Surfer Girl (1963)

Surfer Girl is a lot more interesting than Surfin’ USA. Having solidified their vocal style, the Beach Boys began to expand to different styles. It’s a stretch to call it “experimentation”, since the new styles are still fairly formulaic  (ballads, rootsy rockers), but it’s something. 389 more words

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Mike Love Will Be Putting Out An Autobiography

Are you excited about Mike Love from the Beach Boys putting out an autobiography? Contact Music reports that the book will be called, “Good Vibrations.” I’m hoping for some juicy unknown stuff to be in print, but I suspect much of the book will be about his time in the Los Angeles area, his feelings about Brian Wilson, and of course his fondness for transcendental meditation. 68 more words


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

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