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‘It was a set up’: Exploring the Beach Boys connection to Charles Manson’s grisly crime

‘It was a set up’: Exploring the Beach Boys connection to Charles Manson’s grisly crime

Was the legendary Sharon Tate murder, though typically chalked up to random violence, more closely related to the Beach Boys than anybody guessed? Al Jardine discusses the connections, and how Charles Manson’s failed music career may have lead to this viscous 1969 crime.

‘It stopped working’: For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

‘It stopped working’: For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson held a free-ranging Facebook Q&A with fans on Monday, offering new insights into his forthcoming solo album

‘We are okay for now’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine among those waiting out Big Sur wildfire

‘We are okay for now’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine among those waiting out Big Sur wildfire

A wildfire in Big Sur has forced more about 100 residents to flee the scenic location over the Pacific Ocean, though the Beach Boys’ Al Jardine has remained. He says he’s safe, and hopeful.

‘I just wish he was here’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine laments latest split with Mike Love

‘I just wish he was here’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine laments latest split with Mike Love

For Al Jardine, the family friend who was there as the Beach Boys originally formed, last year’s emotionally charged breakup after a 50th anniversary celebration still stings.

Gimme Five: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on “Help Me Rhonda,” “Don’t Fight the Sea,” “Sloop John B”

Gimme Five: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on “Help Me Rhonda,” “Don’t Fight the Sea,” “Sloop John B”

Al Jardine joins us, just ahead of a series of concert dates with Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck, to talk about classic Beach Boys tracks — from his first lead vocal to their latest reunion effort.

‘We’re going all the way back’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson

‘We’re going all the way back’: The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson

Even the disintigration of a long-hoped-for Beach Boys reunion hasn’t stopped Brian Wilson’s third-act creative resurgence. Ask Al Jardine, a childhood friend and long-time bandmate

‘I don’t think there are any issues whatsoever’: The Beach Boys’ Mike Love on his split with Brian Wilson

‘I don’t think there are any issues whatsoever’: The Beach Boys’ Mike Love on his split with Brian Wilson

You might reasonably assume, with two separate factions of Beach Boys on tour right now, that relations would be inevitably strained between Brian Wilson and Mike Love. Love begs to differ.

The Beach Boys – Made in California (2013)

The Beach Boys – Made in California (2013)

Brian Wilson remains the acknowledged mastermind behind the Beach Boys legacy, but history — and this sprawling new rarity-packed set — reminds us that he was absent from the day-to-day operations for long periods

‘There’s nothing like it’: Al Jardine enthuses over new tour with the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, David Marks

‘There’s nothing like it’: Al Jardine enthuses over new tour with the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, David Marks

As a Beach Boys splinter group featuring original contributors Al Jardine, David Marks and Brian Wilson continues a summer tour, it’s stirring up a host of new memories.

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

As Brian Wilson begins a series of summer dates with David Marks and Al Jardine tonight, here’s a sneak peek into what the ousted trio of Beach Boys will be performing.