It may not have been one of the group's most commercially successful LPs, but 'Holland' was, and remains, an admirable, self-contained and cohesive body of songs.
The Five Satins' 'In The Still Of The Nite,' a hit in both 1956 and 1960, later became one of the Beach Boys' '15 Big Ones.'
The new year saw the group covering the 1961 hit by Italian-American doo-wop group the Regents.
One of the most important archival releases in Beach Boys history, ‘1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow’ captures a creative peak around the ‘Wild Honey’ album.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations’ is one of those singles that defines the 60s, topping the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
By late 1964, the Beach Boys were one of America’s top groups. The one thing missing was a No. 1 US album, which arrived on 5 December with the Concert LP.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
The group were on a roll from the success of 'God Only Knows' when Brian Wilson's new masterpiece 'Good Vibrations' gave them their first UK No. 1.
The Carl Wilson/Jack Rieley composition came from the album that returned the group to critical acclaim, 'Surf's Up.'
As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
When exactly were the group first deemed worthy of a compilation album? We pinpoint the date.
It was, at the time, an album of what might have been, but 'Smiley Smile' is nonetheless a fascinating chapter in the group's story.
The reputation of the 1970 album among the group's fans and media has only grown in later years.
After 'Pet Sounds', Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album 'Smiley Smile', released on 18 September 1967.
The group's landmark 1971 album 'Surf's Up' was both socially relevant and evocative of their initial glory.