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May 16, 1966

May 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

On this day in 1966, The Beach Boys released their eleventh studio album, Pet Sounds.  Recording took place from July 1965 to mid-April 1966, at Western, Gold Star, and [...]

March 7, 1966

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On this day in 1966, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys released his first solo single, ‘Caroline, No.’ It is the first release from the historic Pet Sounds sessions. [...]

October 16, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) was born in Los Angeles, California to Beach Boy Brian Wilson, and his first wife, Marilyn. Wendy is seated on her [...]

June 20, 1942

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On this day in 1942, Brian Douglas Wilson of The Beach Boys was born to Audree Neva and Murry Wilson at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, California. He is the eldest of three [...]

June 4, 1973

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On this day in 1973, Murry Wilson, manager and father of Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys, died at age 55 of a heart attack. Brian Wilson was left with severe [...]

December 8, 1961

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Today in 1961, The Beach Boys released their first single, ‘Surfin’. The track, released on a small, Los Angeles-based label, Candix Records, was so good that [...]

October 22, 1966

October 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1966, The Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations’ was released. The song took six months and $40,000 to produce, making it the most expensive single ever [...]
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