Fifty Sides of the Beach Boys: The Songs That Tell Their Story
ECW Press, 01 հնս, 2012 թ. - 360 էջ
“A vivid account . . . Young and old fans alike will enjoy” (Publishers Weekly).
This book offer a unique journey through The Beach Boys’ long, fascinating history by telling the stories behind fifty of the band’s greatest songs from the perspective of group members, collaborators, fellow musicians, and notable fans.
Filled with new interviews with music legends such as Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Blondie Chaplin, Randy Bachman, Roger McGuinn, John Sebastian, Lyle Lovett, Alice Cooper, and Al Kooper, and commentary from a younger generation such as Matthew Sweet, Carnie Wilson, Daniel Lanois, Cameron Crowe, and Zooey Deschanel, this story of pop culture history both explores the darkness and difficulties with which the band struggled, and reminds us how their songs could make life feel like an endless summer.
What people are saying - Write a review
Fifty Sides of the Beach BoysՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - www.bookverdict.com
Hot on the heels of the Beach Boys' 50th anniversary tour and album, this book presents a look at one of the biggest bands in the history of popular music. Freelance writer Dillon has constructed a ... Read full review
Alan album appeared arrangement artists Asher band band’s bass Beach Boys believed Billy Brian Wilson Brother Bruce California called Capitol Carl changed charts coming concert continued couple cover creative David Dean Dennis drums early explains fans feel finally four Girl going guitar guys harmonies hear heard It’s John Landy later Lead vocal Leaf listen live looked Love Mike moved Murry needed never night notes opening original Parks performance Pet Sounds piano played players Produced recalls record release returned rock Rolling Stone says session sing single Smile solo song started story studio Summer surf Surf’s Surfin thing thought took tour track tune turned vocal voice wanted Warner Bros whole write Written young