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Brian Wilson Reveals Back Problems, Recovering From Surgery

It’s been a strenuous 2012 for Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, and many have expressed concerns over the 70-year-old’s health as he’s toured the globe with his reunited band.

09/14/2012

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From Beach Boys to Queen, 5 Bands With Too Many Greatest Hits Compilations

In recent years particularly, labels like Rhino and Sony Legacy have released more best-of collections and box sets than ever. But how many is too many? If nearly all the compilations are identical in tracklisting, what’s the point?

08/13/2012

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The Beach Boys Debut Youthful ‘That’s Why God Made the Radio’ Video: Watch

Surfers, sunshine and sexy girls – that’s the trifecta of fun presented by the Beach Boys in their new video for “That’s Why God Made The Radio.” It’s not until the last minute of the […]

06/19/2012

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Brian Wilson Talks ‘Pet Sounds’ In Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Interview

The Beach Boys’ surviving members – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks – joined L.A. sister station K-EARTH 101’s Morning Show with Gary Bryan last week on-air to talk about […]

06/14/2012

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On The Charts: The Beach Boys’ Highest Debut Ever, Neil Young Makes Top 5

Following what was easily the best week all year for new classic rock releases, it’s no surprise that a slew of legacy artists are making high debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart this week. […]

06/13/2012

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Catch A Wave: A Surf Music History Lesson In 12 Songs

There’s only so many ways to say “catch a wave.” Original surf-rockers like Dick Dale and The Ventures didn’t need lyrics to communicate their beachy message, just signature guitar riffs played with gusto. Yet when […]

06/12/2012

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New Releases: The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Joe Walsh & Big Reissues

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. In what may be the best week all year for classic rock releases, we’ve […]

06/05/2012

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New Releases: Books About The Beach Boys, Neil Young & Springsteen

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical updates from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

05/30/2012

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Kick-Start The Season

Cruising with windows open, days at the beach, afternoons in the park, weekend getaways… What’s summer without a soundtrack? Let’s revisit a handful of classic summer songs that are sure to help you kick-start the […]

05/25/2012

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The Beach Boys Bring California Dreamin’ To NYC On Reunion Tour

About an hour into their set at New York’s Beacon Theatre last night (May 10), the Beach Boys hit their stride, like a surfer catching that big, juicy wave. Though the band’s members – who […]

05/10/2012

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