Tag: Beach Boys

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Draggin' Deuce" by The Super Stocks (Gary Usher)

  Song Of The Day – “Draggin’ Deuce” by The Super Stocks The Beach Boys weren’t the only game in town on Capitol Records in the early ’60s when it came to surf and hot rod tunes. There were numerous groups like The Kickstands, The Knights, The Hondells, The Superstocks and Mr. Gasser and the... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "'Til I Die" by The Beach Boys

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “‘Til I Die” by The Beach Boys One of Brian Wilson’s deepest songs from the 1971 album originally titled “Landlocked” but ultimately released as “Surf’s Up.” The lyrics really show where Brian’s head was at the time…not a great place, and while his contributions to the album were minimal... Read more »

Today in Music History: Jan and Dean

On this date seven years ago, Jan Berry dies after a suffering a seizure.  He is a week shy of his sixty-third birthday.  His health had been questionable since his near-fatal April ’66 accident, when his Stingray crashed into a parked truck.  This crash occurred just a few blocks from the title location of this... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Ann" by Glen Campbell

By Eric Berman Glen Campbell cut his teeth as an in-demand Los Angeles session guitarist playing on countless hits by The Monkees, The Mamas & The Papas, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.  He became a touring member of the Beach Boys in 1965 when Brian Wilson could not go on the road anymore, leaving in 1967 to... Read more »
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