Ken Shane recommends some of the year’s best music books
No Pier Pressure is another triumph in a legendary career
In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music.
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 history of the band.
A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American’s greatest pop band.
Poor Al Jardine. Always the last to know.
Bob meets Brian Wilson and realizes he was the guy who wrote all those classic songs.
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 album: “Doctor Faith.”
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 statement.
You’ve heard Elton John’s greatest hits — and now the Popdose staff gives you their favorite deep cuts from his catalog.
Bottom Feeders continues with the letter W — and reaches triple digits! — with more would-be hits from the ’80s.
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 edition of CHART ATTACK!
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 frame. His eyes reflect a…
Brian Wilson – That Lucky Old Sun purchase this album (Amazon) Á¢€Å“Genius is the ability to make something very complex seem very simple.Á¢€ There goes my lead. Brian Wilson speaks…