At the dawn of rock’n’roll, rhythm’n’blues vocal groups from street corners across America dominated the teenage-dream world of radio.
Released on 24 June 1968, the self-produced album was not successful in the US, but has steadily grown in stature.
Overjoyed with their new album, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Beach Boys tell uDiscover Music how it came together.
Ten historic quotes from the first decade or so of Brian and the Beach Boys’ worldwide acclaim.
Forever altering the world’s perception of the humble pop song, the best Beach Boys arrangements continue to astound with their seemingly endless invention.
After Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album Smiley Smile, released on 11 September 1967.
How the group followed 'Surf's Up,' as they negotiated the uncertain commercial waters of the early 1970s.
History can be divided as pre-Pepper and post Pepper.
The group themselves have acclaimed the RPO's new arrangements of their classics.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
His four-month spell ends as Bruce Johnston takes over in Brian Wilson's touring role.
Brian Wilsonwill be performing The Beach Boys Christmas Album in its entirety along with cuts from his 2005 solo effort, What I Really Want for Christmas.
The Beach Boys Today!, the eighth studio album in two and a half years by the Beach Boys, captures them in transition from surf-masters to studio wizards.
The Beach Boys music is the soundtrack to Southern California, but it is Mike Love's lyrics that have done so much to create the Californian Dream.
The Beach Boys were already climbing the US charts again with 'Fun, Fun, Fun' as the LP it opened, Shut Down Volume 2, was released on 2 March 1964.