Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
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.
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.
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 November 18, 1957.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
Made famous by its appearance in the movie 'Cocktail', The Beach Boys' No.1 hit song 'Kokomo' from 1988 has a fascinating history.
The Carl Wilson/Jack Rieley composition came from the album that returned the group to critical acclaim, 'Surf's Up.'
The set now features four newly-added including Christmas staples by Paul McCartney and the Beach Boys.
The Righteous Brothers' 'Unchained Melody' is one of those few songs with the emotional resonance to become No.1 hits in two different eras.
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.
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.
Curiously, the gap between the group's UK single and album chart debuts was over 24 months.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.