I have lived all my young life in Southern California, and I guess it's only natural that I have grown to love this group's music, which really evokes the California zeitgeist.
Even more than that, the main reason why I enjoy the Beach Boys is because I really admire and...
I recently watched the knebworth-live dvd, and was so moved by Dennis´ performance and presence. He had such passion, warmth and energy. a sadness and desperation too, which made him a very raw performer I think. Amazing.
I just love that obscure early 70s-period of the beach boys career when Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar was in the band. It was very different from the old genius days of Brian´s creative high, but basically alot of amazing music was being made. Original stuff too. And man...
i have always loved the beach boys!! i always have fond memories as a kid, going away on vacation, and we had a beach boys tape, that we played in the car on the way to our destination and on the way back again lol!!!
Surf's Up, 1971)
(I always loved these enigmatic lyrics ~ bb)
A diamond necklace played the pawn
Hand in hand some drummed along, oh
To a handsome mannered baton
A blind class aristocracy
Back through the opera glass you see
The pit and the pendulum drawn
I've been into the Beach Boys since I was about 10 years old. Our class at school had a lip syncing competition and since I didn't own much music at this point, I didn't know what song to do.
My brother, who is older than me by 15 years, brought over a bag of cassette tapes to...
I have been a Beach Boys fan ever since I was a kid in the 60's. I saw them in concert 2 times (1973 and 1974) sans Brian Wilson but both were great shows! I still enjoy a lot of their music today!! And since I love the beach too, it is a great match!!!
I love the Beach Boys because if I'm under the weather they ALWAYS bring the sun out!!.
Recently I was amazed that my favorite Beach Boys inspired artist, Peter Lacey teamed up with Stephen Kalinich who wrote with Brian, Carl & Dennis in the 60's!. So I got to meet a guy...