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THE BEACH BOYS’ FIRST-EVER RECORDINGS FROM 1961-1962 FINALLY SEE LIGHT OF DAY AS 'BECOMING THE BEACH BOYS: THE COMPLETE HITE & DORINDA MORGAN SESSIONS,' DUE OUT ON OMNIVORE RECORDINGS ON AUGUST 26

In September of 1961, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson and Dennis Wilson stepped up to a microphone together for the first time at the home of Hite and Dorinda Morgan to demo the Beach Boys’ first three songs. 564 more words

Music

Classic Music Review: Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys

When it was time for me to start thinking about college, my parents encouraged me to consider alternatives beyond the invisible boundaries of Northern California. “It will be good for you to experience different cultures,” my mother told me. 5,815 more words

Classic Music Reviews

Episode 40 — The Best and Worst of the Beach Boys III: The Final Nightmare!

Despite taking the podcasting world by storm with a streak of increasingly innovative episodes, the eagerly awaited next installment of Counter-Blast failed to appear when expected.  163 more words

Podcast

Smile! It’s the New Unsettlement

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I was intending to be in Dundee last weekend for a project that strongly appealed to my imagination: the reconstruction and subsequent demolition of… 701 more words

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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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