The best summer songs offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
You’ve heard them, but do you know who they are? Studio musicians The Wrecking Crew are behind many of the most important recordings in music history.
As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
When exactly were the group first deemed worthy of a compilation album? We pinpoint the date.
Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
The newly-shared recording is a piano-only version of another of the great jewels in his songbook.
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.
This collection of patriotic songs about America mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards.
Curiously, the gap between the group's UK single and album chart debuts was over 24 months.
The best Earth Day songs range from political warnings to songs written in celebration of our planet’s beauty.
After 'Pet Sounds,' Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album 'Smiley Smile,' released on September 18, 1967.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
The album is a hidden gem from group's early period, proving they had much more than surf music up their sleeve.
This list of the best songs of the 60s celebrates wild and far-ranging sounds from all around the world.
Whether it’s a Freudian slip or rubbish radio quality, here are the most misheard lyrics that have been mangled by the general public.