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Daily* Deep Track: Beach Boys "All I Wanna Do"

It’s pretty easy to pile on Mike Love, perhaps the most vilified performing musician in rock and roll history. He’s sued his own family numerous times, he’s been named as the… 464 more words

Daily Deep Track

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

Music

50 years of The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds

You can almost hear the sounds of the waves as summer approaches or maybe it’s The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, which celebrates its 50th anniversary release today. 280 more words

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The Daily Cut: The Beach Boys "Wouldn't It Be Nice"

The Beach Boys: “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”

ALBUM: Pet Sounds

YEAR: 1966

WRITERS: Brian Wilson, Tony Asher and Mike Love

Peaked at number-eight on the Billboard Hot 100. 132 more words

Features

Happy 50th Anniversary Pet Sounds!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, an album that at the time was considered a failure for the band, only going gold and not generating any huge singles. 597 more words

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MUSIC: Pet Sounds Turns 50

Today, Pet Sounds turns 50. It’s one of my favorite albums ever. And I have a few things to say about it.

It was sometime in the spring of 2000 when I first discovered… 3,358 more words

Music

On May 15, 1972.

On May 15, 1972, “Brother / Reprise” labels released “Carl and the Passions – “So Tough”, the eighteen Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded December 4, 1971 – April 13, 1972, at Brian Wilson’s home studio, and was produced by Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, Ricky Fataar and Blondie Chaplin. 121 more words