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Pisces Brothers

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 7:24 AM

The Beach Boys already had about four or five albums under our belt when these new comers, The Beatles, took the U.S. by storm in early 1964.

As we rose to fame together, we enjoyed a friendly rivalry and each had a deep respect for the other's music. Given...

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JFK and the Story Behind "The Warmth of the Sun"

(66) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 1:00 PM


It was November 21, 1963 and my cousin Brian had recently moved into a house he'd rented in Hawthorne California -- not far from the Wilson family home on 119th Street. I was living in an apartment in Manhattan Beach a few...

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Celestial Good Vibrations

(18) Comments | Posted January 3, 2013 | 1:00 PM

I was in the middle of working on a tribute to the great Ravi Shankar when the news stories of Sandy Hook broke. Like most of us, I spent the next few days trying to make sense of it all. And I couldn't. It's not possible to make sense of...

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I Get A Round ... About

(42) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 3:45 PM

Ever since our Surfin' Safari began in the early 1960's the relationship with The Beach Boys and water has been synonymous. Surfin', Catch a Wave, and Surfin' USA are songs which capture the feelings of being out in the water without a care in the world living a dream so...

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