Tag: Dennis Wilson

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Ken Sharp Focuses His Power-Pop Lens on Classic-Rock Heroes

Popdose first met rock journalist and power pop musician Ken Sharp through the supernova that is Omnivore recording artist, Cait Brennan,...

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...

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

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...

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....

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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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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Session Bass Legend Joe Chemay

After a few years of plundering my parents’ vinyl collection and taping songs off the radio, I finally got around to buying my first...

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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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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...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Dennis Wilson, “Pacific Ocean Blue”

Dennis Wilson – Pacific Ocean Blue (1977/2008) purchase this album (Amazon) The normally overly kind All Music Guide refers to him as...

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Freshly Unwrapped, Music

Freshly Unwrapped: New Music Releases, 6/17/08

Chicago – Stone of Sisyphus (Rhino) Fifteen years after Warner Bros. rejected Stone of Sisyphus, leading to Chicago’s departure...