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Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, and Blondie Chaplin: Manchester Apollo 24/5/16

(NB I wrote the first 3000 words or so of this on Wednesday, hence references to “last night” rather than “two nights ago”)

A little over fourteen years ago, I spent nearly a fortnight’s dole money on tickets to see Brian Wilson play two nights in London, performing the whole of… 4,407 more words

P.S., Happy Belated Birthday

No, dear faithful followers of The Hand of Count Petofi, The Count did not desert you, although The Count probably has had more desserts than necessary these past few months. 867 more words



Brian Wilson has been a busy guy in recent years.  This year his band is touring for the 50th Anniversary of the highly praised Pet Sounds.  58 more words


Brian Wilson - Civic Theatre (Concert Review)

Fifty years after the release of Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson and his band (including fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine) kicked off their world tour celebrating the ground-breaking album with a show at Auckland’s stately Civic Theatre. 20 more words


Brian Wilson: "Pet Sounds" 50th Anniversary Tour Coming to Detroit

Brian Wilson made it official this morning — he will tour the U.S. and the globe this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the album Pet Sounds. 224 more words


The Beach Boys: Beach Boys' Party! Uncovered and Unplugged (Capitol)

The Beach Boys
Beach Boy’ Party! Uncovered and Unplugged
Capitol Records

“So, instead of being good, it’s gotta be entertaining.” 640 more words

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