Happy 50th Anniversary Pet Sounds!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, an album that at the time was considered a failure for the band, only going gold and not generating any … Continue reading Happy 50th Anniversary Pet Sounds!

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The Beach Boys, Joe Walsh and Chris Robinson Deliver Three Waves of California Rock

Add It To The Collection: When I first heard The Beach Boys were getting back together to celebrate their 50th anniversary with an album and tour I accepted the news … Continue reading The Beach Boys, Joe Walsh and Chris Robinson Deliver Three Waves of California Rock

The Beach Boys Release Their Best Album In 40 Years – That’s Why God Made The Radio, Track By Track

This wasn’t supposed to happen. The Beach Boys weren’t supposed to record their best album in 40 years when four out the five members of the band are averaging seventy … Continue reading The Beach Boys Release Their Best Album In 40 Years – That’s Why God Made The Radio, Track By Track

March Madness: Madmen Of The Studio – Brian Wilson and Phil Spector Bring The Crazy To Some Of The Best Pop Recordings Of All Times

Rock ‘n’ roll mythology is filled with stories of madness.  Most of these tales are less about mental instability and more an example of what happens when fame, fortune and … Continue reading March Madness: Madmen Of The Studio – Brian Wilson and Phil Spector Bring The Crazy To Some Of The Best Pop Recordings Of All Times