Tag: Jan and Dean

Various Artists: Here Today! The Songs of Brian Wilson (Ace Records)

The belated second volume of Ace Records’ tribute to Brian Wilson is a big heaping helping of great songs from a wide array of styles, proving the point that Wilson was and is one of the best modern pop composers of our time.

3AM Eternal: Jan & Dean: Save For A Rainy Day (1967)

What was intended to be a measure to keep their duo alive during a crisis, Dean Torrence’s into Pet Sounds-style pop was hated at the time–but is now considered a classic, for good reason.