‘Sunflower’ was the Beach Boys being a band for one last moment in their eternal endless summer.
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‘Pacific Ocean Blue,’ released on August 22, 1977, turned a rare spotlight on the Beach Boys’ craggy-voiced bad boy Dennis Wilson.
This is as close as we’re apparently going to get to what should have happened in 2013, after the Beach Boys’ reunion tour with Brian Wilson.
Brian Wilson says he originally envisioned his forthcoming solo album ‘No Pier Pressure’ as a Beach Boys project. Then something happened.
‘The Wrecking Crew’ is an intriguing look at the typically anonymous musicians who helped complete so many hits of the Baby Boomer era.
Brian Wilson’s collaboration with fellow Beach Boys alums Al Jardine and David Marks places ‘No Pier Pressure’ into a compelling new context.
Their silent wonder at the Beach Boys’ as-yet-unreleased masterpiece was offset, however, by a much different reaction from Keith Moon.
“We wish him all the best,” Jardine says, “but doggonit …”
With kids returning to class, it’s time to consider these two iconic songs.
“What would have happened,” Love muses, “had there not been drugs involved?”