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Katy Perry's Parental Compromise

Katy Perry and her parents "agree to disagree" on her sexy image. The 'Teenage Dream' star's parents Keith and Mary Hudson are Evangelical Christian pastors and while the singer - famed for her provocative image...

Beach Boy 'Brianises' Gershwin

Brian Wilson has "Brianised" the works of Gershwin for his new album. The Beach Boys songwriter is releasing an album interpreting the works of the 1920s jazz composer, including two tracks George Gershwin never completed....

Life Of Tragic Beach Boy Dennis Wilson Heading To Cinemas

Late BEACH BOYS star DENNIS WILSON is returning from beyond the grave - filmmakers RANDALL MILLER and JODY SAVIN are bringing him back to life on the big screen.The drummer and surf fanatic tragically drowned...

Katy Perry Gets Beach Boys Bother

Katy Perry is in trouble for using a lyric made famous by The Beach Boys.The 25-year-old singer used the phrase "I wish they all could be California Girls" in her single 'California Gurls' - a...

Beach Boys Not Backing Label's Action Against Perry

THE BEACH BOYS have distanced themselves from a legal complaint which takes aim at KATY PERRY over her hit single CALIFORNIA GURLS - insisting it was not their idea to threaten court action over the...

Snoop Dogg Changed California Gurls Lyric To Avoid Lawsuit

Rapper SNOOP DOGG was forced to change his verse on KATY PERRY's CALIFORNIA GURLS after the BEACH BOYS threatened to sue for referencing their original CALIFORNIA GIRLS anthem.The ageing rockers released their summer smash in...

No Plans For Beach Boys Reunion

BEACH BOYS star MIKE LOVE has dismissed reports the original members of the legendary band have scheduled a reunion concert to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - insisting "there are no big plans...

Beach Boys To Reform

The Beach Boys are to reunite for a 50th anniversary show.The 'Good Vibrations' hitmakers - who last performed together in 2006 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of their 'Pet Sounds' album -...

Beach Boys Set For 2011 Mega Show?

AL JARDINE has confirmed the original BEACH BOYS are planning a major reunion to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - and it will probably be a free extravaganza.Bandmate Mike Love recently suggested he'd...

Wilson Loves Perry's California Gurls

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has given KATY PERRY his blessing to become the girl of summer - he loves her take on his band's seasonal songs.Perry has revealed she wrote 2010 summer anthem California...

Beach Boys Pulled Stamos Through Trial Trauma

THE BEACH BOYS helped actor JOHN STAMOS get through his recent extortion trial - he imagined playing with his occasional bandmates whenever tensions rose in the court room.Allison Coss and Scott Sippola were arrested in...

Wilson To Rejoin The Beach Boys

BRIAN WILSON is rejoining THE BEACH BOYS for a tour to mark the band's 50th anniversary.The legendary songwriter will team up with the two other surviving founding members, singer Mike Love and guitarist Al Jardine,...

Katy Perry's Love Boost

Katy Perry claims love has boosted her confidence.The 'California Gurls' singer - who is engaged to Russell Brand - no longer worries about other people's opinions of her because she will always have the support...

Katy Perry Loves 'California Gurls'

Katy Perry's next single will be called 'California Gurls'.The 'Waking Up In Vegas' singer is releasing her second album this summer, and Katy wrote the first single - which is rumoured to feature rapper Snoop...

The Doors, Beach Boys & Brown Lead Grammy Hall Of Fame

Songs by THE DOORS, the BEACH BOYS and JAMES BROWN are among 25 recordings which will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The Doors' Riders On The Storm, California Girls by the Beach Boys...

Music Mogul Burn Dies

British record mogul COLIN BURN, who worked with the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES, THE SUPREMES and THE BEACH BOYS, has died at the age of 76.Burn enjoyed a 25-year career with EMI, peaking as General...

Wilson Lands Gershwin Honour

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been given permission to complete and record jazz legend GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished works by the composer's estate.The Good Vibrations hitmaker will attempt to finish a handful of compositions Gershwin...

Stars Mourn Les Paul

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

Ryan Ross left Panic At The Disco because singer Brendon Urie is a Peter Gabriel fan.The guitarist-and-songwriter and bassist Jon Walker announced they were leaving the group last week and the musician says the main...

Beach Boy Jardine Calls For Fleet Foxes Collaboration

Cult folk-rockers FLEET FOXES are in talks to team up with BEACH BOYS legend AL JARDINE for a new album.The Seattle, Washington group took the world by storm in 2008 with their acclaimed self-titled debut...

Mccormick Slams Wilson's Psychologist

Former BRADY BUNCH star MAUREEN MCCORMICK has blamed the controversial psychologist who treated BEACH BOYS singer BRIAN WILSON for prolonging her drug addiction and depression. MCCormick - who played perfect teen Marcia Brady in the...

Furry's Gruff In Vegetable Collaboration

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS and NEON NEON frontman Gruff Rhys has made a guest appearance on the new album by MISTY'S BIG ADVENTURE.Rhys can be heard munching vegetables on the track Lunch, from the band's new...

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Wilson Performs In Black Cab

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has played his most unique gig to date - from the back of a London cab. The veteran singer and his band recently piled into a five-seater black taxi for...

Wilson Lands Award For 'California Sound'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for "defining" the city's sunny image. The singer, who pioneered the 'California sound' with classic songs including Surfin' USA and California Girls,...

Wilson: 'Rap Music Brings Me Down'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON hates listening to rap songs - because the lyrics depress him. The California Girls hitmaker has famously battled depression and mental illness throughout his life. And he insists one way...

Wilson: 'I Miss The 60s'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON misses the 1960s - because music ever since has been "trash" The Good Vibrations hitmaker, who led the way in music production with his groundbreaking 1966 album Pet Sounds, insists...

Wilson: 'Drugs Were Bad For Me'

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has mixed emotions about his drug-using past - marijuana helped him create musical masterpieces but left him constantly paranoid. The Good Vibrations hitmaker wrote pop classics while stoned, but his...

Wilson Walks For A Good Sandwich

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is such a fan of the Beverly Glen Deli in Los Angeles he takes a daily five-mile hike to get a sandwich there. The California Girls hitmaker builds up an...

Wilson's Praise For Spector

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has hailed accused murderer PHIL SPECTOR as the most important musician of all time. Spector, 67, is accused of murdering actress Lana Clarkson at his Alhambra, California mansion, in 2003...

Foo Fighters' Hawkins 'Nervous' About Wilson Track

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS was terrified about lending his vocals to a reworking of a song by late BEACH BOYS star DENNIS WILSON. The percussionist was drafted in to sing on the new version...

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