Released on 8 March 1965 and charting on the 27th, the group's eighth album maintained their spectacular run of success.
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 quartet's debut album displayed their unique ability to “own” songs across a wide range of pop styles, both their compositions and covers.
The annual Tribeca Film Festival schedule has been announced, which will take place from 15 – 26 April.
The dates feature his fellow Beach Boys alumni Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin and include a night at London's Royal Albert Hall.
The group were climbing the charts with 'Fun, Fun, Fun' as the LP it opened, 'Shut Down Volume 2,' was released on 2 March 1964.
Produced by Carl Wilson and featuring his beautiful lead vocals, it was a masterful adaptation of the 1966 original.
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.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
With their February 1969 album, ‘20/20’, The Beach Boys consolidated their career to date while hinting at what lay ahead…
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 special collection of some of Carl’s greatest performances.
He may not be a household name, but the legendary blues and R&B singer Buster Brown inspired both The Rolling Stones and The Beach Boys.
The group, formed in San Francisco in the early 1950s, placed 17 singles on the US chart between 1958 and 1963, of which the first, 'Tom Dooley,' became their signature.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?