The Beach Boys have had numerous hit records, but sometimes their non-hits were better than those that topped the charts.
We don’t have a museum or awards ceremony, but Goldmine does have a desire to honor deserving musicians and an alternative to the Rock Hall.
He may not be a household name, but Stephen Kalinich has had his material recorded with Brian Wilson and Sir Paul McCartney — pretty good company.
Various artist holiday/Christmas CD’s can be tricky propositions, mainly because it’s pretty damned difficult to find one that’s aurally exciting from start to finish. As a matter of fact, 1991′s Yuletunes (featuring Shoes, Material Issue and other Midwest pop titans) …
“The Boys of Summer” is a 14-song CD collection that brings together Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson and Jan & Dean for the first time in their long history.
Not all the right Beach Boys were on hand for the photo shoot for the “Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)” album cover. Here are the photos, too!
What’s on the minds of Goldmine’s readers? Find out in this installment of Please Mr. Postman!
Long overlooked, the Beach Boys’ 1968 album Friends embodies the group’s California summer aesthetic.
Dennis Wilson’s personal travelogue, “Pacific Ocean Blue,” is re-released.