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May 16, 1966

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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 [...]

December 28, 1983

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On this day in 1983, Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys died after diving into the water from a boat slip in Marina del Rey. Wilson had been in and out of detox all December, [...]

March 6, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Charles Manson’s album Lie: The Love & Terror Cult was released. In 1968 a man named Phil Kaufman moved in with Manson and his “family” after [...]

November 5, 1982

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On this day in 1982, Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys parted ways on the orders of Wilson’s new psychiatrist and caretaker, Dr. Eugene Landy. Landy was a well known [...]

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

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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 [...]

May 1, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Carl Wilson, the youngest brother of fellow Beach Boys, Brian and Dennis Wilson, was arrested by the FBI for refusing to take an oath of allegiance to [...]
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