The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine. Distinguished by their vocal harmonies and early surf songs, they are one of the most influential acts of the rock era. The band drew on the music of jazz-based vocal groups, 1950s rock and roll, and black R&B to create their unique sound, and with Brian as composer, arranger, producer, and de facto leader, they often incorporated classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways.
The Beach Boys began as an early garage band led by Brian and managed by the Wilsons' father Murry. In 1963, the band gained national prominence with a string of top-ten singles reflecting a southern California youth culture of surfing, cars, and romance, later dubbed the "California Sound". After 1964, they abandoned beachgoing themes for more personal lyrics and ambitious orchestrations. In 1966, the Pet Sounds album and "Good Vibrations" single raised the group's prestige as rock innovators and established the band as symbols of the nascent counterculture era.

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Top SongsAlbum
This Whole WorldMade In California1:58
God Only Knows (Live At The London Palladium, 1968 / Second Show)The Beach Boys On Tour: 1968 (Live)2:55
Little Saint Nick (Remastered 1998)Now That's What I Call Christmas!2:08
California Dreamin'Made In California3:24
Good Vibrations: Gold Star (The "Pet Sounds" Session/2011 Smile Version)The Smile Sessions7:27
Surfer GirlCatch A Wave (And You're On Top Of The World) - Surf Essentials2:16
Heroes And Villains (Intro)Good Vibrations: Thirty Years Of The Beach Boys0:35
I Wanna Be Around/WorkshopThe Smile Sessions1:23
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away (Mono)Party! (Mono & Stereo Remaster)2:55
Barbara AnneBest Of and Rarities3:02
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