The group from Hawthorne signed their historic first contract with Capitol Records on July 16, 1962.
The best jukebox musicals changed the landscape of musical theatre by making the pop music stage show a box office sensation.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
The Billboard Hot 100 dated July 4, 1964 showed the Beach Boys climbing to the top of the chart with ‘I Get Around.’
This collection of patriotic songs about America mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968, the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
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Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
Some great 1960s music went missing in action, but that's to be expected from a decade in which tens of thousands of singles were released each year.
‘Caribou’ found Elton John relocating to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for his follow-up to the insanely successful ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
The rollicking, horn-laden performance comes from the legendary band's acclaimed show in Anaheim, CA in July 1976.
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.