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Paul Giamatti To Play Brian Wilson's Guru/therapist Landy In New Film

7th June 2013

Sideways star Paul Giamatti will play Brian Wilson's controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy in a new biopic of the Beach Boys singer/songwriter.The actor, who is currently shooting The Amazing Spider-Man sequel, has signed up for...

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6th June 2013

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has returned to the studio the record new music with Jeff Beck and Al Jardine. The project, which will result in Wilson's 11th solo album, is the Good Vibrations hitmaker's...

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29th May 2013

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has teamed up with his former bandmate Al Jardine and iconic rock guitarist Jeff Beck to record tracks for a new album.

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Jls And Beach Boys To Headline A Day At The Park

23rd May 2013

JLS and the Beach Boys will headline A Day at the Park at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.Boy band JLS - who will go their separate ways following their 'Goodbye' tour at the...

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Jls, The Beach Boys, Paul And The Saturdays Comprise An Eclectic Bill For Hyde Park

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd May 2013

If you’ve ever fancied catching The Beach Boys, JLS, Paul Young and The Saturdays on the same bill, then you literally won’t be able to find anything better then A Day At The Park –...

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Zooey Deschanel's Oz Obsession

18th May 2013

Zooey Deschanel was ''obsessed'' with 'The Wizard of Oz' when she was a child.The singer-and-actress fell in love with the movie when she was just two years old, and spent hours learning the words to...

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Backstreet Boys Receive Hollywood Star

23rd April 2013

The Backstreet Boys were ''honoured'' to receive a Hollywood star on the Walk of Fame yesterday (22.04.13).The group - formed of A.J. McLean, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough and Brian Littrell - were presented...

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Brian Wilson Thrilled With Paul Dano Casting

19th April 2013

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has given There Will Be Blood star Paul Dano his blessing to play him as a young songwriter in a new biopic.Dano has been cast as Wilson in Bill Pohlad's...

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Brian Wilson To Come Clean In New Memoirs

18th April 2013

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson is to tell the full, uncensored story of his life in a new memoir, 24 years after the release of his controversial 'autobiography' stunned the music industry.Critics were shocked when...

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Fascinating Fact: 3536107

2nd March 2013

Beach Boys collaborator Van Dyke Parks is set to release his first album of new material since 1989. Songs Cycled will feature guest spots from Guatemalan singer Gaby Moreno and Bird & the Bee star...

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Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck To Host Fantasy Camp

28th February 2013

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson and guitar great Jeff Beck are to front a Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas in April (13).The musical heavyweights will offer up songwriting and performance tips at...

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Beach Boys, Madness And Paloma Faith To Headline Henley Festival

21st February 2013

The Beach Boys, Madness and Paloma Faith have been announced as headliners at the 2013 Henley Festival.The 'California Girls' band are set to kick off the festivities in the quaint town in South Oxfordshire, England,...

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Brian Wilson Rules Out Beach Boys Reunion

12th February 2013

Brian Wilson doubts he will ever play with The Beach Boys again. The singer and songwriter reunited with the group for a number of 50th anniversary shows last year, but he and members Al Jardine...

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Brian Wilson: 'I Doubt There Will Be Any More Original Beach Boys'

12th February 2013

Brian Wilson has confirmed the fears of Beach Boys fans by revealing he doubts the band will ever reform again.The hitmaker and bandmate Al Jardine were contractually dismissed from a 2012 reunion line-up by Mike...

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The Beach Boys Session Musician Paul Tanner Dies

6th February 2013

A session musician who played on many of the THE BEACH BOYS' biggest hits has died at the age of 95.Paul Tanner died of pneumonia on Tuesday (05Feb13). Born in Kentucky, Tanner is perhaps...

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Paul Tanner Dies Aged 95, Last Surviving Member Of Glen Miller Orchestra

By Joe Wilde | 6th February 2013

The last surviving member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, trombonist Paul Tanner, passed away earlier this week following a bout with pneumonia, he was 95.Born in Skunk Hollow, Kentucky on October 15, 1917 Tanner worked...

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Paul Dano To Play Brian Wilson In Beach Boys Biopic

18th January 2013

There Will Be Blood star Paul Dano is to play Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson as a young man in a new biopic.The actor will portray the Good Vibrations hitmaker in Bill Pohlad's new film...

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Brian Wilson Sees A Therapist To Cope With Mental Health Problems

29th November 2012

Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson occasionally visits a therapist in a bid to keep his longterm mental health problems under control.The Good Vibrations hitmaker has been struggling with schizoaffective disorder for several years and he...

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Brian Wilson Wants To Resolve Beach Boys Bust-up

10th October 2012

GOOD VIBRATIONS singer Brian Wilson has urged bandmate and cousin Mike Love to call him so the pair can discuss the future of the Beach Boys following a bust-up in the ranks.The band wrapped up...

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Brian Wilson Responds To Mike Love’S Beach Boys Snub

By Hayley Avron | 9th October 2012

Brian Wilson and Al Jardine have publicly responded to the news that Mike Love and Bruce Johnston would be continuing to tour without them, using the name The Beach Boys. The band have recently completed...

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Brian Wilson Fired From The Beach Boys!

By Contributor | 27th September 2012

The Beach Boys will continue to tour after this summer's special 50th anniversary set of shows, but guess what, three of the original members won't be joining them, after Mike Love opted to let them...

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Andy Williams Songs Were Legendary, But His Television Career Deserves Respect

By Michael West | 27th September 2012

Andy Williams songs will be played on record players across the globe today, after the effortlessly smooth crooner – best known for his track ‘Moon River’ – died on Wednesday, aged 84. Williams soothing voice,...

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Al Jardine Asks For Fan Help As He Attempts To Keep The Real Beach Boys Alive

25th September 2012

Al Jardine is desperately trying to keep the Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion alive by launching a fan petition on his page.The beloved group will wrap up its summer tour in Britain at the...

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Mike Love & Bruce Johnston To Continue Beach Boys Tour Past Anniversary Shows

18th September 2012

Mike Love and Bruce Johnson have confirmed they'll be keeping the music of The Beach Boys alive when the group's 50th anniversary tour wraps in London at the end of the month (Sep12) - they'll...

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The Beach Boys Musical To Close Early After Just Six Weeks

10th August 2012

The summer has ended early for the big-budget Beach Boys musical in Las Vegas - the show is to end after a disappointing six-week run.Planet Hollywood bosses have opted to pull the plug on Surf:...

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Beach Boys Stars' Kids Form Tribute Band

10th July 2012

Eight of The Beach Boys stars' children have united to form a tribute band to their famous fathers.California Saga features Brian Wilson's daughters Wendy and Carnie, who are members of the singing trio Wilson Phillips;...

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Paul Mccartney 'Lost It' When Performed With Brian Wilson

2nd July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney ''lost it'' when he got to perform with Brian Wilson.The Beatles legend sang at a charity concert on the Beach Boys star's hit 'God Only Knows' and admits he was very overwhelmed...

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Mike Love Making Plans For Another Beach Boys

28th June 2012

Beach Boys star Mike Love has dismissed reports suggesting his plans for Beach Boys shows without bandmates Al Jardine and Brian Wilson signal the end of the band's 50th anniversary reunion.The singer has booked a...

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Beach Boys Reunion In Question As Mike Love Books Show In South America

27th June 2012

The Beach Boys reunion appears to be over - singer Mike Love has booked a South American show without Brian Wilson and Al Jardine.The group is in the middle of their 50th anniversary tour, and...

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Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson!

20th June 2012

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will be riding on the crest of a wave on Wednesday (20Jun12) when he turns 70.The feted songwriter is still going strong after 50 years in the music business and...

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