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The Beach Boys: Wake The World: The Friends Sessions (Capitol)

To say that the Beach Boys were in trouble by 1968 is an understatement. Their leader, Brian Wilson, had begun his descent into madness and mental illness thanks to an incessant and unchecked diet of LSD and any other drug he happened to find.  761 more words

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Dennis Wilson's House

Location: 14400 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, California

14400 Sunset Boulevard was Dennis Wilson’s home in the late 1960s. Described as a large log-cabin-style home, Wilson hosted the Manson Family here for a summer to great expense. 387 more words

The Manson Family

Song Of The Day: Felt, "Be Still"

This week marks the Cherry Red release of the second and final half of the Felt discography reissue campaign, one that focuses roughly on their era at… 202 more words

Song Of The Day

♫ Kokomo ♫

I liked the Beach Boys well enough in their heyday, the 1960s, but then their “fifteen minutes of fame”  (actually around 4 years) came to an end, and for me, life got real very fast, and by 1988, I had been married, divorced, and was struggling with three jobs trying to support three children, one severely disabled, and earn a Master’s degree.  977 more words

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The Infinite Jukebox: The Beach Boys' 'California Girls'

In those long ago, sunlit years of my youth, otherwise known as 1977, I was out of work and broke, broker than I have been since. 865 more words

Soundtrack Of A Lifetime

The BEACH BOYS - " The Albums You Should Own "

For some bands, it’s an awesome to try and collate what their best album is. For instance Do you prefer Abbey Road, Revolver, or Sgt. Peppers?  5,394 more words

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Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, "All Summer Long"

With the beginning of August  slowly creeping upon us, that only means one thing–the summer is soon to be winding down; school starts back up, life returns to “normal,” and all is right with the world!   60 more words

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