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Surf’s Up – The Beach Boys (1971)

“Surf’s Up is the 17th studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released August 30, 1971 on Brother/Reprise. It received largely favorable reviews and reached number 29 on the US record charts, becoming their highest-charting LP of new … Continue reading

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The Smile Sessions – Beach Boys

“The Smile Sessions is a compilation album and box set recorded by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on October 31, 2011 by Capitol Records. The set focuses on abandoned recording sessions from their unfinished 1966–67 album Smile which … Continue reading

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Lillian Roxon’s Rock Encyclopedia (1970)

Rolling Stone, February 7, 1970 “If you’re looking for an encyclopedia wait until a few cats who know what they’re doing get ready to spend a few years on the job. This book has its entertainment value—it will remind any … Continue reading

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Smiley Smile – Beach Boys (1967)

“Smiley Smile is the 12th studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on September 18, 1967. It reached number 9 on UK record charts, but sold poorly in the US, peaking at number 41—the band’s lowest chart … Continue reading

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#9: “Good Vibrations” – Beach Boys (1966)

“‘Good Vibrations’ is a song composed by Brian Wilson with lyrics by Mike Love for the American rock band the Beach Boys, of which both were members. Released on October 10, 1966, the single was an immediate critical and commercial … Continue reading

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Pet Sounds – Beach Boys (1966)

“Pet Sounds is the eleventh studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on May 16, 1966. … The album was produced and arranged by Brian Wilson, who also wrote and composed almost all of its music. Most … Continue reading

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