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Inside This Week’s ‘Secret’ Beatles and Beach Boys Releases

Strangely, neither The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 nor the Beach Boys’ The Big Beat 1963 even had press releases to announce their existence, and aren’t even mentioned on either band’s official website or Facebook page.

12/19/2013

Darlene Love with Bill Medley (Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello, Bill Medley Highlight Little Kids Rock Darlene Love Tribute

Last night (October 17) at Cipriani’s on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists– Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Elvis Costello and Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers– came together to pay tribute to Darlene Love.

10/18/2013

Jeff Beck (L) and Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck Announce Co-Headlining Fall Tour

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck, two of rock’s most enduring artists, will combine forces for a co-headlining North American tour this fall.

08/05/2013

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Brian Wilson Says ‘No’ To Future Beach Boys Reunions

Last summer’s Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion tour may have been the very last opportunity for fans to see the group’s original members all performing on stage together, ever.

02/11/2013

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Beach Boys ‘Smile’ Wins Best Historical Album GRAMMY

Beach Boys fans had to wait decades for The Smile Sessions box set to be released. Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, along with compilation co-producers Alan Boyd, Mark Linett and Dennis Wolfe and mastering engineer Mark Linett put a lot of work into realizing Wilson’s original vision.

02/10/2013

Brian Wilson and Al Jardine/photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

No (Mike) Love At Upcoming Brian Wilson Concert

Brian Wilson has just announced, via his website, an upcoming concert at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio, on July 25. Interestingly, the post also mentions that “special guests Al Jardine and David Marks will be performing with Brian.”

01/22/2013

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney at the 2012 Grammy Awards/photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

GRAMMY Predictions: Which Legends Will Be Nominated Tonight?

Tonight, at 10 p.m. ET, CBS will broadcast the GRAMMY nomination special. The past year has been a great one for legendary artists putting out albums that hold up to their legacies. Here, we predict which ones will get nods in the big categories.

12/05/2012

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Could It Happen: A Chicago Reunion With Peter Cetera

The Chicago business is still a healthy one: like The Beach Boys, they tour every year to large crowds. But also like The Beach Boys, reuniting with their ex-frontman would be a huge event that would get the band more media attention than they’ve had in years, and would probably be a big enough deal to lead to a tour headlining the venues where they usually split the bill.

09/13/2012

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Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.

08/31/2012

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Beach Boys Are ‘Doin’ It Again’ With New DVD, Greatest Hits Collections

No one could have guessed that the Beach Boys would make it 50 years, not even founding member, Brian Wilson. “If they’d told me back in the ‘60s that we’d be doing this in 2012 I would’ve said, ‘You’re crazy,’” Wilson said in a statement.

08/08/2012

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