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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.”

Brian Wilson makes this proclamation at the first recording session for what would be the Beach Boys’ classic album, Beach Boys Party!, which was the band’s tenth album in the four years since their formation. 604 more words

Album Reviews

What Did Beach Boys Member Mike Love Say To My Wife?

If you were at The Beach Boys concert Sunday evening at the State Fair of Texas, you know how huge the crowd quickly grew and how good they sounded! 249 more words


Love & Mercy: A Film Review

The sounds of “The Beach Boys” were the soundtrack of my childhood.  Mom had several records that she converted into an audio tape.  Sometimes at home, I would hook headphones up to our stereo system and listen to their music.  791 more words

Film Reviews

Presenting the Book to the Beach Boys

On August 20, 2015, my wife, Bernadette, and I saw the Beach Boys at Maryland Live Casino in Hanover, Maryland, and presented a copy of… 168 more words

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The Recoup

Becoming The Beach Boys, 1961-1963
James B. Murphy

The Beach Boys had finished playing a concert. 849 more words

Becoming The Beach Boys

Becoming The Beach Boys, 1961-1963 (McFarland)

Becoming The Beach Boys, 1961-1963
James B. Murphy

The Beach Boys had finished playing a concert. Though the splash they made on the West Coast was just starting to ripple through to the rest of America, the boys were busily playing every show they could get. 814 more words

Book Reviews

Mike Love, 9/8/2015, The North Door, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Mike Love kicked off the mainland portion of his US tour in Austin 9/8 at The North Door less than a week after releasing his exceptional sophomore album “Love Will Find a Way”.   39 more words