The Beach Boys have had numerous hit records, but sometimes their non-hits were better than those that topped the charts.
Wonder which pop albums make the grade? Get John Borack’s take on releases by The Bangles, Lannie Flowers, Vinnie Zummo, Yep, Vegas With Randolph, The Ditchflowers, The Handcuffs, Maxi Dunn and more.
Multiple Beach Boys tracks popped up on subsequent releases (and even a few bootlegs) between 1967 and 1971. Here are some of the places you can find them.
Featuring a classic image from an iconic American rock group, “Surfin’ Safari” was the breakout record for The Beach Boys in 1962.
The decades-long wait will soon be over. Original Beach Boys Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson have teamed up with Capitol/EMI to collect and compile the band’s legendary 1966-’67 sessions for the never-completed “SMiLE” album.
Goldmine magazine’s July 2011 (Issue #801) is on your newsstand now! Ronnie Spector is the cover story.
Second disc includes songs by Duke Ellington, Van Dyke Parks
NOW Magazine will present honor to Beach Boys mastermind on June 16 during NXNE Festival
Legendary Beach Boys collaborator teams with contemporary illustrators for his new series of singles
Almost every discussion about Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys has to begin with “Pet Sounds,” the album that changed everything for the group.