Archives for: 2008, week 44

Beach Boys Help Raise Money at Hurricane Ike Benefit in Galveston

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Brian Wilson: Nashville Preview

NASHVILLE CITY PAPER Wilson will do an in-store appearance and meet-and-greet Sunday afternoon at Grimey’s New and Preloved Records more »

Doug Randle: "Songs For The New Industrial State"

“A stunning collection of new songs for and about the time we live in,” billed the text on the backside of composer Doug Randle’s 1971 LP "Songs For The New Industrial State" LIGHT IN THE ATTIC does it again. Another killer re-issue of a previously o… more »

Audio Of Interview With Brian Wilson

NUT HOUSE PUNKS is a link to a brief description of the interview. Here's a direct link to the interview. I have not had the chance to listen to this all the way through. After listening, post your thoughts in comments. more »

The Monkee's Davy Jones Interviewed

PRESS TELEGRAM "But [the Beatles] definitely were manufactured in the beginning. People complain that session people played on [the Monkee's] early records. Well, come on! The 'Wrecking Crew,' the batch of L.A. session musicians that played for Phil Spe… more »

Sounds Like Heaven?

NEXTBOOK "Small wonder that I spent a lot of time at my friend Liz’s. She had four siblings and parents who listened to the Beach Boys and a house so big you could smoke pot even when they were home." more »

The New Brian Wilson: Made for These Times


Do it again with Brian Wilson



DAILY EXPRESS "Insiders say rock legends Brian Wilson and Sir Paul McCartney are set to join forces for a surprise performance during the Beach Boys star’s forthcoming London gig." 11/06/08 edit: see comments re date the linked article was originall… more »

Beach Boys raise over $40K for Galveston Red Cross

KHOU "Despite the hardships the attendees had gone through in the last month, everyone at The Beach Boys concert was in good spirits, which is exactly the reason why Moody Gardens decided to throw the benefit." more »

Four Dog Night?

VINDY According to founding member Danny Hutton, Three Dog Night "always approached songs from a vocal sense and from a harmony sense. We were first produced by Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. In fact, he called us Redwood. We cut a couple of songs wi… more »