Tag: Keepin’ The Summer Alive
And now for something completely different…a defense of Mike Love that’s impassioned, important, and interesting. And I agree with the author 100%.
Yeah, yeah…it’s THAT song. And guess what? We LOVE It.
A lovely little lounge-jazz cover of yesterday’s featured number.
Written on the day President Kennedy was assassinated, this haunting ballad remains one of The Beach Boys’ most sublime numbers.
This unreleased version of a Mike Love composition would later be re-recorded as a Beach Boys number, but this version is the finer of the two.
A punk-rock tribute to Brian Wilson offered many interesting songs; this take on a track from his solo debut album is one of that compilation’s highlights.
A one-off studio production between Brian and his roommate Bob Norberg finds them paying homage to Dion.
A beautiful little instrumental passage from their finest album makes for wonderful Sunday morning chill-out listening.
Though an excellent song, this peculiar 1965 single was the first crack in the facade of Brian Wilson’s success.
A fun and catchy late 60s outtake that celebrates that most special day of the week: payday!