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Wilson Hints At Beach Boys Reunion

16th May 2011

Brian Wilson has given The Beach Boys fans hope of a comeback by hinting the band might stage a 50th anniversary reunion later this year (11).The Good Vibrations hitmakers formed in 1961 but since the...

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The Things They Say 21585

11th May 2011

"I haven't written a song in four years. I've had a dry spell." Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is suffering from writer's block.

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Brian Wilson Plans To Retire

11th May 2011

Brian Wilson plans to retire from touring because of stage fright and hallucinations.The 68-year-old Beach Boys singer feels he may not be able to continue playing live as he is getting old and still suffers...

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Brian Wilson Plans To Quit Touring Next Year

10th May 2011

Brian Wilson has dashed fans' hopes of a future Beach Boys reunion tour after announcing retirement plans.The legendary singer/songwriter, who co-founded the band 50 years ago (61), confesses he's getting too old to keep up...

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Beach Boys Record Japan Charity Single

18th April 2011

The Beach Boys have recorded a charity single to raise cash for the relief effort in Japan.Founding member Al Jardine approached the rest of the band - Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Bruce Johnston -...

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John Stamos Helps Desperate Fan See The Beach Boys

6th April 2011

John Stamos has come to the rescue of a Beach Boys fan who put out a desperate plea for concert tickets on Twitter by offering to take her to the gig.The actor/musician often plays drums...

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Stars Donate Memorabilia For Japan Auction

6th April 2011

Katy Perry, The Beach Boys, Chris Martin and Arcade Fire are among the stars who have donated memorabilia to a charity auction raising money for the relief effort in Japan.The Jonas Brothers, Kylie Minogue, Iron...

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Brian Wilson To Receive Music Industry Honour

30th March 2011

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is set to be honoured for his career achievements at a top music industry event later this year (11).The legendary songwriter and band co-founder will receive the Chairman's Award for...

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Who Has The Best Harmonies

25th March 2011

Roger Daltrey reckons The Who's vocal harmonies were better than The Beach Boys'.The singer with the legendary 'My Generation' rockers performed a solo concert at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (24.03.11), where he paid...

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Fascinating Fact 11100

15th March 2011

Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines has recorded a cover of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows for the series finale of hit TV drama Big Love. The track, which features Red Hot Chili Peppers star...

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Natalie Maines Debuts Beach Boys Cover

15th March 2011

Natalie Maines has premiered her first new material for nearly five years.Natalie Maines, the American singer-songwriter and Dixie Chicks star, has premiered her cover of the Beach Boys classic 'God Only Knows'. Fans of the...

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The Drums Return Surfing To Their Set

2nd December 2010

The Drums stopped playing their biggest hit to make a point. The US group dramatically dropped their biggest hit, 'Let's Go Surfing' from their set when they played at the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals...

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Carnie Wilson Fired For Selling Cheesecake

1st December 2010

CARNIE WILSON, the 42-year-old American singer and daughter of BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON, has been fired from a healthy diet company for selling a brand of cheesecake while simultaneously helping to promote weight loss,...

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The Beach Boys Hit Back At Lip-syncing Allegations

26th October 2010

THE BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE and keyboard player TIM BONHOMME have fired back at reports the band has taken to lip-syncing at concerts.Fans of the group accused the bandmates of miming at a high-profile...

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Beach Boys Mired In Lip-sync Controversy

25th October 2010

THE BEACH BOYS have come under fire from fans after they were accused of miming at a high-profile concert in Australia on Saturday night (23Oct10).The band, which includes founding member Mike Love, headlined the inaugural...

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Elton John Spiked To Play Piano

22nd October 2010

Sir Elton John's friends once spiked his dinner with cocaine to make him play the piano all-night.In a new documentary focusing on how he became a superstar in America, the singer-and-pianist reveals his pals put...

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Secret Radiohead Fan Eliza Doolittle

20th October 2010

Eliza Doolittle is a huge Radiohead fan. The British 'Same Genes' singer said that because she is best known for upbeat, jaunty pop songs, most people don't realise how varied her musical tastes are, and...

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Tony Hadley Perfoms At Chazzstock

5th October 2010

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Mr Hudson and The Kooks paid tribute to Charles Haddon last night (04.10.10).The musicians were part of an all star bill which came together for 'Chazzstock', to celebrate the frontman of...

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Tony Hadley's Charles Tribute

5th October 2010

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Mr Hudson and The Kooks paid tribute to Charles Haddon last night (04.10.10).The musicians were part of an all star bill which came together to celebrate the frontman of electro pop...

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Beach Boys Musical Surfing To The Big Screen

4th October 2010

THE BEACH BOYS are surfing to the big screen in a movie musical featuring the band's classic 1960s hits.Executives at Fox 2000 Pictures have paid over $2 million (£1.3 million) for the rights to songs...

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The Things They Say 17867

4th September 2010

"The Doors - man, they were incredible. I wish I got to see them live. I had the chance, but I didn't go." BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON regrets missing out on seeing The Doors...

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Wilson Had 104 Gershwin Songs To Choose From

27th August 2010

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON was overwhelmed when he began work on GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished music - the jazz legend has left behind more than 100 incomplete songs.The trustees of the Gershwin family estate approached...

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Katy Perry's Parental Compromise

27th August 2010

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...

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Beach Boy 'Brianises' Gershwin

17th August 2010

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....

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Life Of Tragic Beach Boy Dennis Wilson Heading To Cinemas

10th August 2010

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...

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The Things They Tweet 1165

6th August 2010

"And just to be clear...no one is suing anyone. The press just loves to once again fabricate & exaggerate stories to get hits or sell papers." KATY PERRY clears up confusing rumours that executives at...

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Katy Perry Gets Beach Boys Bother

6th August 2010

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...

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Beach Boys Not Backing Label's Action Against Perry

5th August 2010

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...

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Snoop Dogg Changed California Gurls Lyric To Avoid Lawsuit

5th August 2010

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...

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No Plans For Beach Boys Reunion

27th July 2010

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...

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