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Fifty sides of the Beach Boys

Author: Mark Dillon
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interviews with the Beach Boys, their collaborators, and fans reveal the stories behind fifty of the band's songs, including "Surfin' U.S.A.," "California Girls," and "Good Vibrations."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographies
Interviews
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Dillon
ISBN: 9781770410718 1770410716
OCLC Number: 758061735
Notes: "The songs that tell their story"--Subtitle on cover.
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Performing Arts) 2013
Description: xix, 315 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.
Contents: The Hawthorne Hotshots --
David Marks on--
"Surfin' U.S.A." --
Dennis Diken on--
"Shut Down" --
John Sebastian on--
"Surfer Girl" --
Alice Cooper on--
"In My Room" --
Hal Blaine on--
"Fun, Fun, Fun" --
Roger McGuinn on--
"Don't Worry Baby" --
Daniel Lanois on--
"I Get Around" --
Alan Boyd on--
"Kiss Me, Baby" --
Jon Stebbins on--
"Do You Wanna Dance?" --
Alan Jardine on--
"Help Me, Rhonda" --
Peter Bagge on--
"I'm Bugged at My Ol' Man" --
James Mercer on--
"Girl Don't Tell Me" --
Carol Kaye on--
"California Girls" --
David M. Beard on--
"The Little Girl I Once Knew" --
Dean Torrence on--
"Barbara Ann" --
Scott Totten on--
"Sloop John B" --
Tony Asher on--
"I Just Wasn't Made for These Times" --
Jim Fusilli on--
"Caroline, No" --
Sean O'Hagan on--
"Let's Go Away for Awhile" --
Zooey Deschanel on--
"Wouldn't It Be Nice" --
Lyle Lovett on--
"God Only Knows" --
Al Kooper on--
"Here Today" --
Jace Lasek on--
"Good Vibrations" --
Robert Schneider on--
"Heroes and Villains" --
Carnie Wilson on--
"Our Prayer" --
Mark Linett on--
"Surf's Up" --
Matthew Sweet on--
"Wonderful" --
Danny Hutton on--
"Darlin'" --
Stephen Kalinich on--
"Little Bird" --
Ira Kaplan on--
"Meant for You" --
Mike Kowalski on--
"Do It Again" --
Gregg Jakobson on--
"Forever" --
Scott McCaughey on--
"This Whole World" --
Adam Marsland on--
"Long Promised Road" --
Cameron Crowe on--
"Feel Flows" --
David Leaf on--
"'Til I Die" --
Bruce Johnston on--
"Disney Girls (1957)" --
Blondie Chaplin on--
"Sail on Sailor" --
Jim Guercio on--
"Good Timin'" --
Earle Mankey on--
"It's OK" --
Peter Ames Carlin on--
"Johnny Carson" --
Billy Hinsche on--
"Farewell My Friend" --
Randy Bachman on--
"Keepin' the Summer Alive" --
Steve Levine on--
"Getcha Back" --
Russ Titelman on--
"Love and Mercy" --
Mike Love on--
"Kokomo" --
Don Was on--
"Still I Dream of It" --
Darian Sahanaja on--
"Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" --
Scott Bennett on--
"Midnight's Another Day" --
Brian Wilson on--
"Rhapsody in Blue."
Responsibility: Mark Dillon.

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Interviews with the Beach Boys, their collaborators, and fans reveal the stories behind fifty of the band's songs, including "Surfin' U.S.A.," "California Girls," and "Good Vibrations."

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