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Doris Day Makes Chart History

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...

12th September 2011

Brian Wilson Biopic Being Release

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...

27th June 2011

Rubber Soul Inspired Brian Wilson To Write Pet Sounds

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...

3rd June 2011

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"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...

23rd July 2008

Wrecking Crew Set For Rockwalk Honour

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...

11th June 2008

Anderson Hits Out At Doting Music Press

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...

8th March 2007

Wilson Gives Blessing To 'Special' Biopic

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...

15th November 2006

Beach Boys Wilson And Jardine Team Up

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...

19th September 2006

Beach Boys Sued

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,...

13th May 2006

Blake Illustrates For Beach Boys

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...

20th February 2006

Summer Of Love Still Number One

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...

3rd January 2006

The Beach Boys Face Legal Action Over Memorabilia Claim

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...

21st December 2005

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"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...

2nd December 2005

Mccartney: 'Lennon Always Topped Me'

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...

15th September 2005

Super Furry Animals Confused By Beach Boys Influence

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...

16th August 2005

Wilson's Newborn Already Showing Love For Music

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...

6th May 2005

Carnie Wilson Welcomes Little Lola

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...

26th April 2005

Love Doubts Smile Will Be A Match For Beach Boys

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...

26th November 2004

Wilson To Perform Smile To American Audiences

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...

6th August 2004

Beach Boy Performs Unreleased Songs

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...

25th February 2004

Sgt Pepper Crowned Greatest Lp Of All Time

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...

30th January 2004

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AC DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Threats To Kill And Drug Possession

Phil Rudd, the troubled drummer with rock titans AC/DC, pleaded guilty...

David Bowie Reckons Lou Reed's Metallica Collaboration 'Lulu' Was His "Masterpiece"

Never one to back away from a controversial opinion, David Bowie has...

Charli XCX Labels Music Industry "Uncreative"

Charli XCX has criticised the modern music industry as being an “uncreative” place where...

Zayn Malik Breaks Month Long Twitter Silence With Thank You To Supporters

After nearly a month of social media silence, former One Direction member...

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Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin...

"They're Dinosaurs; Wow Enough": Second 'Jurassic World' Trailer Revealed

Topping off what’s been an awesome seven days for new movie trailers...

Rita Ora To Reprise Her Role As Mia Grey In The Fifty Shades Sequels

Despite uttering only four lines of dialogue in the first Fifty Shades of...

First Taste Of 'Batman V Superman': Someone's Going To Bleed [Trailer + Pictures]

The first trailer for the DC crossover movie 'Batman v Superman...

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