Posts tagged "the Beach boys"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Little Honda" by The Hondells (Gary Usher)

  Song Of The Day – “Little Honda” by The Hondells Yup! Gary Usher again…we’ll close out Gary Usher week with the classic Hondells hit “Little Honda.” The song was written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love and was on the Beach Boys’ “All Summer Long” album. As with other Usher recordings, this song features... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Hot Rod High" by The Knights (Gary Usher)

  Song Of The Day – “Hot Rod High” by The Knights Here’s a follow up to yesterday’s post by The Super Stocks. Once again, it’s Gary Usher and company from 1964 giving The Beach Boys a run for their money. The song was even co-written by Beach Boys collaborator Roger Christian. The expert backing... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Surf's Up" by The Beach Boys

Song Of The Day – “Surf’s Up” by The Beach Boys After 45 years, the legendary “SMiLE” sessions from 1967 have finally surfaced. The session tapes languished in the vaults due to Brian’s fading confidence in himself and a lack of support from the group. Consisting of hundreds of musical segments, the record became an... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "The Warmth Of The Sun" by The Beach Boys

Song Of The Day – “The Warmth Of The Sun” by The Beach Boys This song is as close to perfection as it gets. Gossamer harmonies…incredible lyrics…music that superbly captures the mood. One of their best recordings reflecting a simpler time for the band…and the world.
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