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Why Do The Beach Boys Get Swept Away?

When we talk about the most influential bands of the ’60s, why do the Beach Boys get swept away by the wave of Beatlemania or get rolled by the Stones? 900 more words

Opinion

Winter Music: 1.24 - 1.30

Winter Carnival is upon us, and Super Bowl Week starts on Sunday, both of which bring a plethora of special events and concerts. A schedule of Winter Carnival events, including free concerts, can be found… 1,908 more words

Weekly Preview

From Surfin' to Siberia: 1.17 - 1.23

Well, after spending the last couple of weeks noting the lack of visiting artists, we have a a nice influx of visitors this week, including stellar jazz artists, as well as artists from Guinea, West Africa, Siberia, California, and Russia. 1,766 more words

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Almost Summer - Celebration with Mike Love

Chart Position: 28

  • From the film Almost Summer
  • Written by Mike Love, Brian Wilson and Al Jardine
  • Lead vocals: Mike Love
  • Keyboards: Ron Altbach, Gary Griffin…
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Top 40 Records

The Beach Boys: 1967-Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions (Capitol Records)

Over the past few years, one of the biggest thrills for Beach Boys fans has been their end-of-the-year copyright releases, resulting in legal bootlegs from the band’s official archives. 544 more words

Album Reviews

September 3 in history

36 BC  In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeated Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate. 694 more words

History

Brian Wilson - Hammersmith

Brian Wilson and his band play Pet Sounds (complete), in the second half of their set at the Hammersmith Apollo, Hammersmith, London.  Beach Boy collaborator and member Al Jardine and his son Matt, performed with him.

Music