The third part of this four-part series continues with the author’s interviews with Phil Spector, Brian Wilson, Leonard Cohen, and others.
Voted runner-up as Goldmine’s Readers’ Choice poll for Best Individual Artists, Beach Boy leader Brian Wilson reveals the many secrets behind his great songwriting.
We cornered Brian and had share brief comment touching on the creation of some of his most enduring and classic songs.
Jan & Dean had a profound affect on Rock & Roll history from doowop to surfing
“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!
Endless touring and recording was the regimen for The Beach Boys in 1965, and although Al Jardine missed the album cover’s photo shoot he still remembers those days fondly.
Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.
For many years, David Marks, a founding member of The Beach Boys, was a mere footnote in music history, a forgotten figure relegated to an obscure answer in a rock trivia game.
The band begins a package tour with Buffalo Springfield and The Strawberry Alarm Clock, which is canceled after four dates in the wake of the assassination of 39-year-old Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4.