Produced by Carl Wilson and featuring his beautiful lead vocals, it was a masterful adaptation of the 1966 original.
Ten historic quotes from the first decade or so of Brian and the Beach Boys’ worldwide acclaim.
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.
Forever altering the world’s perception of the humble pop song, the best Beach Boys arrangements continue to astound with their seemingly endless invention.
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.
The iconic show featured some of the earliest or first televised performances of superstars including Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
“Better than anything they’ve done before,” ‘Aftermath’ found The Rolling Stones pushing pop music forward and creating a rock-era classic.
The legendary artist sang the classic Beach Boys tune at his piano for ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
The Crowded House frontman paid tribute to the classic Beach Boys track from his home in Melbourne.
The quartet's debut album displayed their unique ability to “own” songs across a wide range of pop styles, both their compositions and covers.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
How the group followed 'Surf's Up,' as they negotiated the uncertain commercial waters of the early 1970s.
Some artists toil their whole careers to make a classic album, while others hit it straight out of the gate, here are some young musicians who got it right.
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.
Glen's four-month spell ends as Bruce Johnston takes over in Brian Wilson's touring role.