Archives for: 2011, week 29

Brian Wilson Picks Up 2011 Mojo Award

LIVE4EVER "Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson ... was given the Hall Of Fame award." more »

Loan on Capitol Records Building in Los Angeles Sent to Special Servicer

BL00MBERG "A $46.4 million loan backed by Los Angeles’ Capitol Records building, where Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, Nat King Cole and Judy Garland recorded, was sent to a special servicer today, Fitch Ratings said. The master servicer is Midland Loan… more »

Win tickets to see Brian Wilson in concert at Meijer Gardens

The American Horse by Nina Akamu. The bronze sculpture is 24 feet (7.3 m) tall. MLIVE "On July 29, the influential Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys performs as part of the 22-concert series this summer at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park." more »

Disc and Music Echo, November 5, 1966

Beach Boys Prove True, by Rosicky Jones

FLIP COLLECTIVE "This was my first real experience with the Beach Boys. The first time I threw myself into their music, the individuals, the group, their story. I spent three days in a cabin consuming their work, hallucinogens, gummy bears, and whiske… more »

Beach Boys will head festival music lineup this year

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE " Expect to hear some great songs and relive some cherished memories when the Beach Boys hit the Lancaster Festival stage, original member Mike Love said. 'Our songs successfully relate to several generations,' he said. 'Who doe… more »

Beach Boys ‘In My Room’ and at the fair

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE "The news of their approach brought back memories of bygone days when the Beach Boys sang of a world unfamiliar to me. They were southern California surfers. I was a southern Minnesota farm boy. We didn’t have much in common. Surfing?… more »

RisingTide Publications- CD Collector's Guides

THREE BOOKS YOU NEED TO ADD TO YOUR BEACH BOYS/BRIAN WILSON COLLECTION"The Beach Boys on CD (illustrated guide)" by Joe Thomas, 2004; RisingTide Publications, 300 p.FRONT COVERBACK COVER"Brian Wilson Solo: The Complete Guide To The Solo… more »

"Still I Dream Of You – Rare Works of Brian Wilson" (M&M, MMCD-409, 1993)

Going though some old files and I located this scan of one of my favorite Brian Wilson collections. This is a "grey area" Japanese only release. Although many of the tracks on this collection have been released officially on one compilation or another,… more »

Brian Wilson's former St. Charles house for sale

DAILY HERALD "The custom-built, underground recording studio where Brian Wilson recorded most of his 'Imagination' album has remained largely untouched since Wilson sold the house in 2001. The house is now on the market for $1.49 million." more »

Van Dyke Parks and Kinky Friedman @ Brisbane Powerhouse, 25.06.2011

THIS IS NOT A PHOTO OPPORTUNITY "Van Dyke Parks starts the evening, accompanied by a double bass player for most of his hour long set. Spending time with Van Dyke Parks is such an extraordinary way to spend time. It’s not just that the music that he pla… more »