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Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck to tour North America

Written by admin on August 5, 2013 – 1:51 pm -

Guitar legend Jeff Beck will join forces with Brian Wilson for an 18-city North American tour beginning on September 27 in Hollywood, Florida. Al Jardine and David Marks of the Beach Boys will also be on the tour.

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Brian Wilson to write memoir

Written by admin on April 17, 2013 – 10:14 pm -

Brian Wilson has signed a deal with Da Capo Press to write his memoir. The Beach Boys legend will work on the book with Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal editor Jason Fine.

The press release promises that Wilson will:

“Describe, for the first time, the epic highs and lows of his lifeā€”from his tumultuous relationship with his father, the loss of his mother and brothers, his fears about live performance, and the struggles he faced to lead the Beach Boys away from surf music into experimental terrain to his remarkable personal and professional comeback from drug addiction and mental illness with the support of his second wife, Melinda. He will share a new level of emotional honesty never before expressed in earlier books about him.”

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The Beach Boys announce 50th anniversary reunion

Written by admin on December 16, 2011 – 6:16 pm -

The surviving founders of The Beach Boys will reunite in 2012 for a global 50th Anniversary celebration, including a new studio album and 50-date tour.

The tour, featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks, will begin in April with a headlining performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (“Jazz Fest”). Other dates are yet to be announced.

Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion

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Brian Wilson to reunite with Beach Boys?

Written by admin on June 21, 2010 – 9:30 pm -

Brian Wilson is likely to reunite with the Beach Boys for writing and recording projects in the near future, according to Mike Love.

It’s not clear whether or not there are plans for Wilson to join the band on tour.

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Don’t Fight the Sea – New ‘Beach Boys’ song

Written by admin on March 1, 2010 – 11:31 am -

Al Jardine’s forthcoming solo CD, “A Postcard From California”, will include a Beach Boys song from 1978 that has never been released.

The basic track for “Don’t Fight the Sea” was recorded in 1978, along with the late Carl Wilson’s vocals. Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine have recently completed the overdubs.

A Postcard From California - Al Jardine

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