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blue square dot Beach Boys Brian Wilson, Mike Love Tell All in Starkly Different Memoirs, Rolling Stone reviews Mike and Brian's memoirs. (9-28-16)

blue square dot Matt Jardine Discusses Performing Pet Sounds at 50, David Beard interviews Matt Jardine. (6-7-16)

blue square dot Pet Sounds at 50: It Never Gets Old, NPR story on Pet Sounds and its influence. (6-6-16)

blue square dot Beach Boys' Mike Love Discusses Healing with Local Veterans. (6-1-16)

blue square dot David Marks from The Beach Boys Interview. (5-18-16)

blue square dot See Outtakes from the Iconic Beach Boys Pet Sounds Photoshoot, a collection of photo outtakes from The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds cover shoot at the San Diego Zoo. (5-16-16)

blue square dot Pet Sounds: The Beach Boys Reflect on 50 Years of Masterpiece That Almost Did Them In. (5-16-16)

blue square dot Beach Boys' Pet Sounds: 15 Things You Didn't Know, RollingStone story on animal run-ins and other fascinating facts about the 50-year-old pop masterpiece. (5-16-16)

blue square dot Jeffrey Foskett Remembers Pet Sounds at 50, David Beard interviews Jeff Foskett. (5-16-16)

blue square dot The Beach Boys Finally Confirm Those Legends About Pet Sounds, on the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson and Al Jardine share stories about the album. (5-16-16)

blue square dot Brian Wilson Looks Back on Pet Sounds at 50, Howie Edelson interviews Brian Wilson. (5-16-16)

blue square dot Pet Sounds 50 Journeyman Alan Jardine, David Beard interviews Al Jardine. (5-12-16)


blue square dot Brian Wilson, John Cusack, and Bill Pohlad, video interview about their film, Love & Mercy, at AM-FM Magazine online. (5-21-15)


blue square dot Keep an Eye on Summer — The Beach Boys Sessions 1964 Track by Track, album review by Peter Reum. (12-27-14)

blue square dot Mike Love takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, link to video. (8-27-14)

blue square dot REBEAT Magazine: 6 Classic Rockers Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge, includes Al Jardine's Ice Bucket Challenge video. (8-27-14)

blue square dot Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Talks Robin Williams, pre-show (Indio, CA) interview with BW. (8-28-14)

blue square dot Fantasy Springs: Brian Wilson, Al Jardine Bring Beach Boys Fun to Desert. Two of the founding members are teaming to re-create the band's classic sound in Indio. (8-26-14)

blue square dot The Beach Boys to Bring Fun, Fun, Fun to Tanglewood, interview with Mike Love. (8-5-14)

blue square dot Former Drummer for Beach Boys Plays in Lake Havasu, interview with Bobby Figueroa. (8-4-14)

blue square dot July 4th Boston Pops Concert to Feature The Beach Boys & First Ever Webcast, WBZ-TV's story on the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July 4th, which will feature Beach Boys Mike Love and BruceJohnston, along with others. The show will be webcast in full and in real time. (6/23/14)

blue square dot Beach Boys Plan Tour to Celebrate 50 Years of “Fun Fun Fun,” RollingStone's story on Mike and Bruce's upcoming tour (5/15/14)

blue square dot When I Grow Up: The Beach Boys Today! PopMatters examines the BB's Today! album in depth, track by track. (3/31/14)

blue square dot “Pisces Brothers,” Mike Love writes about his online release of a tribute song for George Harrison (2/25/14)

blue square dot David Lee Roth Sings “California Girls” with the Beach Boys' Mike Love, Rolling Stone story about Mike Love and the Ella Award ceremony (2/23/14)

blue square dot Brian [Wilson] Answers Fans' Questions in Live Q&A, Facebook interview transcript (1/29/14)

blue square dot Heroes and Villains: Mike Love, interview (1/18/14)


blue square dot JFK and the Story Behind “The Warmth of the Sun,” article by Mike Love on the writing of this BB classic song (11/21/13)

blue square dot 2013 Panini Beach Boys Trading Cards, complete listing of Panini Beach Boys trading cards, with lots of detail (11/13)

blue square dot Go Behind the Scenes With Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck, photo slide show of BW and JB prepping for the Beacon Theatre show in NYC (10/15/13)

blue square dot Brian Wilson Says Album With Jeff Beck Is “Different Than Anything I've Ever Done,” (10/14/13)

blue square dot Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2013 The Beach Boys, detailed preview of the Beach Boys trading cards (10/7/13)

blue square dot Interview: Blondie Chaplin Talks About Reuniting with Brian Wilson (9/26/13)

blue square dot Brian Wilson on Songwriting: “I'm Always Anxious to Make Each One Better,” interview with Brian (9/18/13)

blue square dot Rock Cellar Magazine, September 2013 issue is devoted to The Beach Boys, with lots of intriguing interviews, in conjunction with the release of the Made in California box set:


blue square dot Crunching Nuts with Brian Wilson, story from 2008 (8/17/13)

blue square dot Beach Boys: Listen to Unreleased Version of “Help Me, Rhonda,” live version from Made in California box set, with Dennis Wilson on lead (8/14/13)

blue square dot Beach Boys' “Surfin' U.S.A.” Voted Best Summer Song of All Time (8/14/13)

blue square dot Mike Love “Upset” Over Direction of Beach Boys Reunion Album, Tour (8/14/13)

blue square dot Surf's Up! Paul Dano Leads the Good Vibrations as Cast Assemble to Film Beach Boys Biopic Love & Mercy, production photos (8/7/13)

blue square dot A Gorgeous Beach Boys Vocal Track Isolated and Visualized Using Math (7/31/13)

Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck, Al Jardine, David Marks at the Greek Theater 2013blue square dot Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck to Play the Greek Theatre with Al Jardine and David Marks (6-17-13)

blue square dot The Beach Boys Announce Deluxe, Six-CD Collection to Cap 50th Anniversary Celebration, Made in California box set details (6-11-13)

blue square dot Aerosmith, Al Jardine, Donovan Contribute Video Performances to New Anti-Poverty Initiative, watch Al's “If I Had a Hammer” video here. (6-12-13)

blue square dot Paul Giamatti to Join John Cusack in Brian Wilson Movie Love & Mercy (6-5-13)

blue square dot Beach Boys Win Fight, and Lose It, more on the memorabilia auction (4-26-13)

blue square dot Most Valuable Collection of Beach Boys Memorabilia to Be Auctioned After Years in Hiding in Miami (4-9-13)

blue square dot The Beach Boys (the Love-Johnston Lineup, That Is) Catch a Wave, interview with Mike Love (4-5-13)

blue square dot Al Jardine of The Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smile (Interview) (4-2-13)


blue square dot Like Heat From a Blast Furnace: The Sheer Raw Force of Beach Boy Dennis Wilson (12-4-12)

blue square dot Rancho Mirage Performer Has Beach Boys Vibe, Jeffrey Foskett interview (12-4-12)

blue square dot Step Inside The Beach Boys' World, 50 Years in the Making (12-3-12)

blue square dot “It Kinda Feels Like Getting Fired” — Brian Wilson to Mike Love (10-9-12)

blue square dot IU Jacobs School Rock 'n' Roll Professor to Teach Course on The Beach Boys (7-31-12)

blue square dot An Evening with California Saga (6-19-12)

blue square dot When The Beach Boys Went to the Movies (6-8-12)

blue square dot Birds of Tokyo & The Beach Boys in the Studio Together (6-6-12)

blue square dot Carnie Wilson Dishes Prior to Wilson Phillips' Wednesday-Night Concert at the Winspear Opera House (6-5-12)

blue square dot 5 Cool Beach Boys Chart Facts (5-25-12)

blue square dot The Beach Boys' Children Team-Up for California Saga Supergroup (5-24-12)

blue square dot Who Wrote the Book of Rock? No. 5, The Beach Boys (5-24-12)

blue square dot The Beach Boys 1966 UK Tour Programme, tourbook online for viewing

blue square dot Lynne Truss: The Beach Boys and Me (5-3-12)

blue square dot Biographer Jon Stebbins Reveals How He Became a True Beach Boys Fan (5-1-12)

blue square dot Bally Hopes Beach Boys Slot Will Bring Players Fun, Fun Fun (4-16-12)

blue square dot Nonfiction Review: Fifty Sides of the Beach Boys: The Songs That Tell Their Story by Mark Dillon (4-30-12)

blue square dot From The Beach Boys & Randy Newman to Fleet Foxes & Skrillex: A Conversation with Van Dyke Parks (3-21-12)

blue square dot Rupert Grint Joins Beach Boy's Biopic (3-15-12)

blue square dot Old Music: Dennis Wilson — Thoughts of You (3-7-12)

blue square dot Rolling Stone: Wilson Phillips Cover Beach Boys, Mamas and the Papas on Dedicated (3-1-12)

blue square dot Legendary Beach Boy Brian Wilson Accepts Prestigious Award from NAMM (1-19-12)

blue square dot John Mayer, Brian Wilson Strum, Chat (1-18-12)

blue square dot The Creative Struggle of Brian Wilson (1-17-12)

blue square dot Alan Jardine — Lifetime Achievement recipient, Arts Council for Monterey County, CA (1-8-12)



blue square dot Beach Boys Restaurant to Open in Vegas (12-2-11)

blue square dot Carol Kaye Interview/Video Chat about Her Work with Brian Wilson (11-8-11)