Tag: Carl Wilson

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

Brian Wilson

A Fan's Notes, Album Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Brian Wilson, “No Pier Pressure”

No Pier Pressure is another triumph in a legendary career...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Righteous Brothers, “Just Once In My Life”

In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music....

A Fan's Notes, Book Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “The Beach Boys FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About America’s Band”

Jon Stebbins has penned fine books about Beach Boys Dennis Wilson, and David Marks. "The Beach Boys FAQ" aspires to be the last word on the...

The Popdose Guide to The Beach Boys

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to the Beach Boys

A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American's greatest pop band....

Music

The Beach Boys Are Reuniting! Oh Wait, No They Aren’t

Poor Al Jardine. Always the last to know....

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Didn’t Know Brian Wilson Wrote the Beach Boys’ Songs

Bob meets Brian Wilson and realizes he was the guy who wrote all those classic songs....

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Christopher Cross

He's gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Beach Boys, “Surf’s Up”

With a new manager hired to make the Beach Boys back relevant again, the band's 1971 album "Surf's Up" proved to be a powerful artistic...

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Music

Popdose’s Greatest Bits: Elton John

You've heard Elton John's greatest hits -- and now the Popdose staff gives you their favorite deep cuts from his catalog....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 100

Bottom Feeders continues with the letter W -- and reaches triple digits! -- with more would-be hits from the '80s....

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 7/20/74

The beginning of disco, guest Beach Boy appearances, and the sound of John Denver being strangled -- it's all part of Jason Hare's latest...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Brian Wilson, Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 11/23/08

He’s 67 years old now. The still-full head of hair is graying. There are a few extra pounds around the midsection of the once lanky...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Brian Wilson, “That Lucky Old Sun”

Brian Wilson – That Lucky Old Sun purchase this album (Amazon) “Genius is the ability to make something very complex seem very...