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Doris Day Makes Chart History

12th September 2011

Doris Day has become the oldest artist in chart history to score a UK top ten hit with an album of new material. The 87-year-old singer-and-actress' latest release, 'My Heart', went in at number nine...

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Brian Wilson Biopic Being Release

27th June 2011

Brian Wilson will be immortalised on screen with a new film about his life. The rights to the former Beach Boys singer's life story have been secured by producers Bill Pohlad and John Wells who...

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Rubber Soul Inspired Brian Wilson To Write Pet Sounds

3rd June 2011

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has credited the Beatles' Rubber Soul album and marijuana for inspiring the iconic Pet Sounds recordings.The Good Vibrations hitmaker hosted a listening party at his home when the Fab Four's...

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The Things They Say 8961

23rd July 2008

"Hearing praise for PET SOUNDS never gets old. The harmonies on that album are really good and the background orchestration stands out too. It was a great-sounding album." BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON on why...

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Wrecking Crew Set For Rockwalk Honour

11th June 2008

The session musicians who helped PHIL SPECTOR create his legendary Wall of Sound and BRIAN WILSON his PET SOUNDS are to be inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk. Studio group The Wrecking Crew will officially become part...

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Anderson Hits Out At Doting Music Press

8th March 2007

British rocker BRETT ANDERSON refuses to read the music press because he is fed up with the doting "middle-aged" attitude given to classic rock acts. The former SUEDE frontman, who releases his debut solo single...

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Wilson Gives Blessing To 'Special' Biopic

15th November 2006

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has given his blessing to a biopic of his turbulent life, and will act as consultant when production gets underway. The GOOD VIBRATIONS songwriter famously suffered a nervous breakdown...

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Beach Boys Wilson And Jardine Team Up

19th September 2006

BRIAN WILSON has given his former BEACH BOYS bandmate AL JARDINE a boost by inviting him to join his upcoming PET SOUNDS tour. Jardine, who is still in the middle of a copyright and breach...

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Beach Boys Sued

13th May 2006

American pop veterans THE BEACH BOYS are being countersued by a private collector accused of stealing memorabilia of the 1960s stars. ROY SCIACCA insists he paid for the souvenirs at liquidation sales in the 1980s,...

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Blake Illustrates For Beach Boys

20th February 2006

THE BEACH BOYS have commissioned SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND artwork creator SIR PETER BLAKE to provide illustrations for a limited edition version of their classic album PET SOUNDS. Blake befriended SURFIN' USA...

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Summer Of Love Still Number One

3rd January 2006

The Summer Of Love has been voted the greatest year in pop music's history, with BBC Radio 2 listeners deciding 1967 still reigns supreme. 1967 was the year THE BEATLES set new standards with...

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The Beach Boys Face Legal Action Over Memorabilia Claim

21st December 2005

Pop legends THE BEACH BOYS are facing legal action after incorrectly claiming rare memorabilia being sold at auction was stolen from them. The PET SOUNDS hitmakers threatened a civil suit against auction house Cooper...

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The Things They Say 744

2nd December 2005

"I think it's the best thing I have ever done. I like the songs on it and it sounds real nice." THE BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON proudly counts his own album SMILE among his...

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Mccartney: 'Lennon Always Topped Me'

15th September 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY insists he shared a fiercely competitive relationship with JOHN LENNON even after THE BEATLES split up. The 61-year-old rocker recalls how the pair jousted creatively in a flurry of ongoing musical...

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Super Furry Animals Confused By Beach Boys Influence

16th August 2005

Welsh rockers SUPER FURRY ANIMALS are amazed they have been described at "THE BEACH BOYS on acid" - because the PET SOUNDS hitmakers were famously under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs in the latter half...

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Wilson's Newborn Already Showing Love For Music

6th May 2005

WILSON PHILLIPS star CARNIE WILSON has discovered her baby daughter LOLA already has an avid interest in music - even though she's just two weeks old. The baby, who is BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON's...

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Carnie Wilson Welcomes Little Lola

26th April 2005

WILSON PHILLIPS star CARNIE WILSON and her husband ROB BONFIGLIO are celebrating after becoming proud parents of baby daughter LOLA SOFIA. The baby, who is BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON's granddaughter, was born on Friday...

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Love Doubts Smile Will Be A Match For Beach Boys

26th November 2004

BEACH BOY MIKE LOVE has dismissed BRIAN WILSON's contemporary take on legendary 'lost' album SMILE, insisting the collection would have sounded better if the original band had recorded it. The Beach Boys began working...

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Wilson To Perform Smile To American Audiences

6th August 2004

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON will finally perform tracks from his album SMILE in America next month (SEPT04). The GOD ONLY KNOWS singer previewed the "Smile tour" in Britain and Europe earlier...

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Beach Boy Performs Unreleased Songs

25th February 2004

Former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON received a five-minute standing ovation after performing songs from his lost masterpiece album SMILE. Singer Wilson, 61, played Smile in its entirety during the second half of his sell-out...

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Sgt Pepper Crowned Greatest Lp Of All Time

30th January 2004

THE BEATLES's classic album SGT. PEPPERS LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been named the greatest album of all time by rock tome ROLLING STONE magazine. The 1967 long player - which is still considered...

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