Boys

27 Aug 1966, The Beach Boys ‘God Only Knows’ peaked at No.2 on the UK singles chart. The song broke new ground in many ways. It was one of the first commercial songs to use the word ‘God’ in its title and Brian Wilson used many unorthodox instruments, including the French horns that are heard […]

Happy 74th birthday to Don Henley, born 22 July 1947, singer, songwriter, and drummer with the Eagles, who had the 1977 US No.1 & UK No.8 single ‘Hotel California’, plus 5 US No.1 albums. The Eagles ‘Greatest Hits 1971-1975’ is the second biggest selling album in the world with sales over 30m. Henley had the […]

16 May 1966 The Beach Boys released the classic album Pet Sounds widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 […]

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8 Feb 1942, born on this day, Terry Melcher, who was behind hits by the Byrds, Ry Cooder and the Beach Boys. The son of actress Doris Day, he co-wrote ‘Kokomo’ for The Beach Boys, and produced ‘Mr Tambourine Man’ for the Byrds, as well as hits for The Mamas & the Papas. Melcher died […]

10 Dec 1966, The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Good Vibrations’, the group’s third US No.1. As a child, his mother told him that dogs could pick up “vibrations” from people, so that theSee More dog would bark at “bad vibrations” Wilson turned this into the general idea for […]

17 Nov 1966, The Beach Boys were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Good Vibrations.’ As a child, Brian Wilsons mother told him that dogs could pick up “vibrations” from people, so that the dog would bark at “bad vibrations” Wilson turned this into the general idea for the song. https://youtu.be/mdt0SOqPJcg GOOD VIBRATIONS […]

4 Nov 1966, The Beach Boys entered the UK chart and went on to be a UK & US No.1 hit single. As a child, Brian Wilson’s mother told him that dogs could pick up “vibrations” from people, so that the dog would bark at “bad vibrations”. Wilson turned this into the general idea for […]

27 Aug 1966, The Beach Boys 'God Only Knows' peaked at No.2 on the UK singles chart. The song broke new ground in many ways. It was one of the first commercial songs to use the word 'God' in its title and Brian Wilson used many unorthodox instruments, including the French horns that are heard […]

16th May 1966, The Beach Boys released the classic album Pet Sounds widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 […]


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