Produced by Carl Wilson and featuring his beautiful lead vocals, it was a masterful adaptation of the 1966 original.
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.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
After 'Pet Sounds', Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album 'Smiley Smile', released on 18 September 1967.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
The group's landmark 1971 album 'Surf's Up' was both socially relevant and evocative of their initial glory.
From Chicago’s Coca-Cola inspired logo to The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and the mascots of metal, great logos can embody the very essence of a band.
The Larry Weiss song became one of Glen's signature recordings and a global hit.
We turn the spotlight on the unsung Beach Boy with a specially-compiled playlist of 20 tracks featuring his finest work.
The reputation of the 1970 album among the group's fans and media has only grown in later years.
'It's OK' was another summer anthem and another hit from the band's revitalising 1976 album.