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.
Demonstrating a late-flowering but deep and instinctive talent, Dennis Wilson’s best Beach Boys songs remain highlights of the group’s later period.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
A look into the many versions of the song written and first recorded by Bobby Freeman.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
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.
Another of Chuck's set texts of rock 'n' roll was making its presence felt on 18 November 1957.
The 20 best pop albums of all time have touched hearts around the world, represented cultural eras and, invariably, sound fresh to this day.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their 2020 nominees that include R.E.M, Steve Miller and production-songwriting duo The Neptunes.
Made famous by its appearance in the movie 'Cocktail', The Beach Boys' No.1 hit song 'Kokomo' from 1988 has a fascinating musical history.