‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now

On Sunday, Aug. 29, legendary Beach Boys icon Brian Wilson embarked on the Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin tour, a run of shows that promise to be quite special for fans.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Brian Wilson (@brianwilsonlive) The dates (visit Wilson’s tour page for… Continue reading ‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now

Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)

Today, Aug. 27, The Beach Boys and Capitol/UMe have unloaded from the vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group’s timeless albums. Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971, available now on digital platforms and in a number of physical editions, provides a bounty of… Continue reading Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Don Everly (Photo: Jill Jarrett Photography)

Don Everly, one half of the esteemed and iconic Everly Brothers, passed away recently at the age of 84. News of his death was made public by Everly’s family over the weekend, which said in a statement that he passed at home in Nashville on Saturday. His death was confirmed by his attorney and Everly… Continue reading Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Top 11 Falsetto Songs

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs to utilize falsetto vocals.  “I like money. It’s fun to fold and stack and smell and look at. It’s just plain fun to count money, and I often do it in a loud falsetto while wearing nothing but a captain’s… Continue reading Top 11 Falsetto Songs

Top 11 Songs About Sweets

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs based on sweets.  I like to serve chocolate cake, because it doesn’t show the dirt. —Phyllis Diller 11. “Brown Sugar” by the Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar” was written primarily by Mick Jagger in 1969 but was not released until… Continue reading Top 11 Songs About Sweets

Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

This past week, three generations of the Wilson musical family — Brian Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio, the daughter of Carnie and her husband, musician/producer Rob Bonfiglio — delivered an amazing performance of Brian’s Beach Boys classic, “God Only Knows,” on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Kelly Clarkson’s performance of “God Only Knows”… Continue reading Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)

On July 30, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971 will provide a bounty of material for dedicated fans interested in that specific era of the… Continue reading Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)

Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey (Photo: Tom Wright/Trinifold)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition. Released in December of 1967, The Who Sell Out by The Who judged against the flower power psychedelia of albums like The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s… Continue reading Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Long Promised Road is the title of an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of Beach Boys figurehead Brian Wilson. Drawing its name from a song on 1971’s Surf’s Up (a track written by Carl Wilson and Jack Rieley), the film will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in… Continue reading Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)

It’s a simple, straightforward greeting shared to social media by Brian Wilson — and, in the fashion typical of the uplifting Beach Boys legend, it’ll make you smile. From Wilson’s own smile to his fresh glass of orange juice, it says a lot without saying much at all: Good morning everyone#goodmorning#orangejuice pic.twitter.com/0UyxAXDjq6 — Brian Wilson… Continue reading Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)