Curiously, the gap between the group's UK single and album chart debuts was over 24 months.
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.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
Also taking part at the fundraiser are early Beach Boy David Marks and group alumni the Honeys.
History can be divided as pre-Pepper and post Pepper.
The UK rockers announced they’ll be playing their classic 1968 album ‘Odessey and Oracle’ in full, while Wilson will perform songs from 1968’s ‘Friends’ and 1971’s ‘Surf’s Up’.
The film documents the famous neighbourhood of Los Angeles and also stars Crosby, Stills & Nash, Roger McGuinn and many more.
The creator of what came to be known as the surf rock style, he is best remembered for his 1962 single 'Misirlou,' later featured in 'Pulp Fiction.'
“I’ve never seen Brian in any interview or any documentary where he’s been this honest.”
The industry's biggest stars remember the late Queen Of Soul, who died yesterday aged 76.
The town hall style session will be moderated by writer and director Rob Reiner.
Overjoyed with their new album, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Beach Boys tell uDiscover Music how it came together.
The group themselves have acclaimed the RPO's new arrangements of their classics.
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.
Two new digital collections, Live Sunshine and Sunshine Tomorrow 2 delve into The Beach Boys vaults for a raft of unreleased tracks
Industry stars have paid tribute to 1970s teen idol and Partridge Family star David Cassidy who has died of liver failure aged 67