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Star-Studded Cast Sings Beach Boys Classic “God Only Knows” To Launch BBC Music

Watch The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows,” remade with the help of a few friends to celebrate the launch of BBC Music.

10/08/2014

Michael Nouri, Jennifer Beals

This Week In History: The Beach Boys “Get Around,” The Commodores Are “Slippery When Wet” + the Flashdance Soundtrack Gives Thriller a Scare

This week, Big Jay highlights The Beach Boys’ chart-topping single, “I Get Around,” The Commodores’ first #1 hit soul single, “Slippery When Wet,” and the Flashdance Soundtrack gives Michael Jackson’s #1 “Thriller” a scare.

06/28/2014

Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/GettyImages

This Week In History: “Help Me Rhonda,” Diana’s “Love Hangover” & Whitney Houston

This week, Big Jay highlights The Beach Boys’ “Help Me Rhonda,” Diana’s “Love Hangover” and Whitney Houston’s time at the top of the charts.

05/31/2014

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20 Songs From The ’60s That Your Kids Should Know By Heart

These are twenty songs from the 1960s that, at one point in time, were the life of the party and now it’s up to you to teach them to your children and make them appreciate them.

03/04/2014

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Top 5 Sibling Rivalries In The CBS-FM Hall Of Fame

These brothers made beautiful music together but also hated each other’s guts.

09/13/2013

photo credit: Guy Webster

Mike Love’s Beach Boys Or Brian Wilson And Friends: Who Is The Real Deal?

With the Beach Boys’ 50th anniversary tour firmly in the rear-view mirror of their little deuce coupe – and Mike Love effectively ditching his bandmates on the side of the road to drive off on his own – what is a Beach Boys fan to do in 2013?

03/12/2013

(Capitol Records archives)

Paul Dano To Portray Young Brian Wilson In Biopic ‘Love & Mercy’

For years, a biopic based on the troubled and triumphant life of the Beach Boys’ creative mastermind, Brian Wilson, has been in the works. Now the film, titled Love & Mercy, is charging full speed ahead, casting actor Paul Dano in the role of young Wilson, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

01/18/2013

Do the Stones still got it? (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jukebox Jury Web Series: Should There Be A Rock & Roll Retirement Age?

THE CASE: After 50 years on the stage, should classic rockers consider hanging it up over a little thing like a 70th birthday?

01/08/2013

(provided photo/Guy Webster)

2012 Artists In Review: The Beach Boys

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Reunited… sort of New Albums Released: One (That’s Why God Made The […]

12/26/2012

And the nominees are... (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Nominations 2013: The Biggest Surprises & The Takeaways

The theme of this year’s nominations could be taken in a number of ways, but when you look at the contenders up for all-powerful Album of the Year category, one thing is certain: it’s the year of the underdogs and the newcomers.

12/06/2012

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