The Beach Boys ‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ is one of their best-loved numbers, and a highlight of their live shows for the past 50 years.
In celebration of the late Beach Boys singer, a special collection of some of Carl’s greatest performances.
A look at some landmark songs across five decades of superb songwriting and performing by this Grammy Award-winning member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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.
“I’ve never seen Brian in any interview or any documentary where he’s been this honest.”
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.'
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.