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Purchase music on iTunes by The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks. I wasn’t planning to do another Beach Boys cover so quickly after interpreting the Dennis Wilson/Gregg Jacobson chestnut, Forever, but I got into a wonderful online chat with another uber-fan about the music of Brian Wilson recently, specifically Wilson’s work […]
In Don Was‘s 1994 documentary I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times, Brian Wilson said he wrote the melody for God Only Knows in twenty minutes. If that’s not a gift from God, I don’t know what is. I don’t know how long it took lyricist Tony Asher to write the lyrics, but they match […]
Brian Wilson’s music changed my life. It’s that simple.
The Beatles affected and influenced popular culture more than just about anyone else in the 20th century. This song is from my favourite Beatles album, Revolver (1966.) I think my rural roots show in this performance. I mean, no one can top Paul’s version, let’s face it. But I am grateful the song was written, because […]