Released on June 24, 1968, the self-produced album was not successful in the US, but has steadily grown in stature.
One of the most memorable open-air events of the decade turned into a triumph for the visiting Californian heroes.
Hailed as America’s band, The Beach Boys gave the world so much more than the surf-pop that made their name – as the best Beach Boys songs reveal.
Ten historic quotes from the first decade or so of Brian and the Beach Boys’ worldwide acclaim.
How the group followed 'Surf's Up,' as they negotiated the uncertain commercial waters of the early 1970s.
Glen's four-month spell ends as Bruce Johnston takes over in Brian Wilson's touring role.
After their immense success with 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin',' the pressure was on Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield to repeat the feat, and they did with 'Just Once In My Life.'
Produced by Carl Wilson and featuring his beautiful lead vocals, it was a masterful adaptation of the 1966 original.
With their February 1969 album, ‘20/20,’ The Beach Boys consolidated their career to date while hinting at what lay ahead…
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.
Carl Wilson’s best Beach Boys songs reveal the youngest Wilson brother to have been an intuitive producer with an exquisite voice.
In celebration of the late Beach Boys singer, a look back over some of Carl’s greatest performances.
The Carl Wilson/Jack Rieley composition came from the album that returned the group to critical acclaim, 'Surf's Up.'
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 group's landmark 1971 album 'Surf's Up' was both socially relevant and evocative of their initial glory.