Beach Boys Pet Sounds

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Today In Pop Music – May 16 – Beach Boys Toughest Hit To Record

Birthdays today include The Chiffons‘ Barbara Lee (1947)[He’s So Fine, One Fine Day, Sweet Talking Guy], William Spooner of The Grateful Dead(1949)[Truckin’, Sugar Magnolia, Touch of Grey], Mr. Mister front man Richard Page(1953)[Broken Wings, Kyrie, […]


What Elton John Hit Borrowed Heavily From The Beach Boys?

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John [/lastfm]was very much influenced by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beach Boys[/lastfm], even before he began his recording career.  Pet Sounds is still one of his favorite albums of all time.  One [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John […]


Brian Wilson On Pet Sounds

Pet Sounds was a game changing album for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beach Boys[/lastfm], pushing even [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] to a higher level of creativity with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  One of my Turntable Tuesday […]


The Beach Boys Giving You Something To SMILE About

Fans of the Beach Boys just may have something to “smile” about. 


Mike Love On Brian’s Ability To Hear Multiple Vocal Parts

Even though he only has hearing in one ear, Brian Wilson could make sense out of all the harmony parts sung. [lastfm]The Beach Boys[/lastfm] Pet Sounds album showed just how great he was.