Ten historic quotes from the first decade or so of Brian and the Beach Boys’ worldwide acclaim.
Ranging across a wide mix of styles and artists, The best Beatles covers are testament to the sheer breadth and quality of their music.
‘Caribou’ found Elton John relocating to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for his follow-up to the insanely successful ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’.
The Beach Boys created the “California Dream” but beach music has its roots all over the US – or anywhere where there’s sand and restless spirits.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
After 'Pet Sounds', Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album 'Smiley Smile', released on 18 September 1967.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
Also taking part at the fundraiser are early Beach Boy David Marks and group alumni the Honeys.
“Better than anything they’ve done before,” ‘Aftermath’ found The Rolling Stones pushing pop music forward and creating a rock-era classic.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The Beach Boys.
The sibling duo brilliantly combined the past and the present with their fifth album, ‘Now & Then.'
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
The summer of 1967 has taken on an almost mythical magic, a psychedelic “summer of love” with beautiful people turning on, tuning in and dropping out from Hyde Park to Haight-Ashbury.
The quartet's debut album displayed their unique ability to “own” songs across a wide range of pop styles, both their compositions and covers.