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Song Of The Day: Beach Boys - Surf's Up

I’ve had several copies of this LP over the years, but just scored a really nice sounding German one. What better time to make it a track of the day?


Today in Grateful Dead History: April 27, 1971 - The Fillmore East, NY, NY

Did you know that the Grateful Dead played with the Beach Boys on this day in 1971?  The two bands collaborated on Searchin’, Riot In Cell Block #9, Help Me Rhonda, Okie From Muskogee and Johnny B. 101 more words


Album Review | Brian Wilson | "No Pier Pressure"

Brian Wilson
No Pier Pressure
Rating: 6.3

Fifty-two years after his first recording ever, Brian Wilson’s career is seeing a new resurgence, partially due to his biopic Love & Mercy hitting theaters this June, partially due to his highly anticipated autobiography to be released this fall, but primarily due to his newest solo venture, No Pier Pressure. 710 more words


What's Your Name? (part 4)

Time to wrap up the girl-name song alphabet. Got  A through E and F-J back in March and just posted K through R. I now present S, T, V, W, and Y. 1,040 more words

Popular Music History

Day 168: Sloop John B

I was in high school and my friend Fran and I were in the car. We had an oldies station on and a Beach Boys song came on. 138 more words

No Pier Pressure

My tastes for music stretch far and wide. I was raised on hymns and gospel songs, but also grew to love the oldies and country genres. 195 more words

The Human Brain

My wife recently introduced me to a series of CDs by Dr. Caroline Leaf, a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology specializing in Neuropsychology. 667 more words

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