Beach Boys

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The greatest songs about the climate crisis – ranked!
As Cop26 opens in Glasgow, we provide the soundtrack, ranging from Gojira’s metal fury to gorgeous environmental paeans by Childish Gambino, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell

Alexis Petridis

28, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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‘It was the happiest time’: The Beach Boys on their strange second coming
They helped define the 60s, but were hopelessly uncool as the 70s began – and Brian Wilson was unravelling. The band discuss the masterpieces they made against the odds

Dave Simpson

27, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The greatest ever songs of the summer – ranked!
From Don Henley to Drake, we rate the hottest sounds of the season

Michael Cragg

10, Jun, 2021 @1:07 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 11, The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
It captured the mumbled inarticulacy and heightened feelings of love, but also the sound of a culture changing

Laura Barton

22, May, 2020 @7:58 AM

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What made 60s music giants so great? Jamming says Bob Dylan's son
Singer’s new documentary about the 1960s Laurel Canyon music scene shows why there is no substitute for creative collaboration

Vanessa Thorpe

09, May, 2020 @2:10 PM

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Brian Wilson boycotts Beach Boys over hunting convention
Touring version of Beach Boys led by Mike Love due to play at ‘trophy hunting’ event featuring Donald Trump Jr

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

04, Feb, 2020 @9:40 AM

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Brian Wilson postpones US tour due to 'mental insecurity'
Beach Boys singer has been ‘struggling with stuff in my head and saying things I don’t mean’ but intends to make return this year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Jun, 2019 @8:11 AM

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Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea
The US president had promised the Beach Boys that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. And when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some calls

Patrick Flanary

22, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Dick Dale obituary
US musician hailed as the King of the Surf Guitar who found new fame when his recording of Misirlou was used in Pulp Fiction

Garth Cartwright

18, Mar, 2019 @3:59 PM

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Hal Blaine obituary
Acclaimed drummer and member of the session musicians Wrecking Crew who worked on many of pop’s greatest hits

Richard Williams

12, Mar, 2019 @1:36 PM

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Be My Baby to Bridge Over Troubled Water: Hal Blaine's greatest performances
Hal Blaine, one of pop’s most prolific drummers, has died. Whether it was raw garage rock or jazz experimentation, he was seemingly capable of anything

Alexis Petridis

12, Mar, 2019 @12:08 PM

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