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11/21/21-Billy of Dino, Desi & Billy dies

  Hear Billy Hinsche on "The Lost 45s! Source: Daily News Billy Hinsche, who found fame in a 1960s boy band and later toured for years with the Beach Boys and associated acts, is dead. Hinsche, who was 70, died of cancer Saturday, the same day as his 95-year-old mother, friend Lucie Arnaz reported. “One of the finest humans, friends, storytellers and musicians, on the entire planet just went home […]

todayNovember 21, 2021


5/14/20-Beach Boys 60th Reunion

Source: Cousins Mike Love and Brian Wilson are close to putting their differences aside for another Beach Boys reunion tour. The surviving members of the group have been touring separately in two Beach Boys bands since their 50th-anniversary tour ended in 2012, but Love tells Rolling Stone he is open to the idea of another get together to mark the 60th anniversary of the band's first hit in 2021. […]

todayMay 14, 2020


6/7/19-Brian Wilson update

Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson, who has long struggled with his mental health, announced Thursday he's postponing his June tour because he's "mentally insecure" and "struggling with stuff in my head." In a note to fans posted on his Facebook page and website, Williams, 76, expressed regret that he is postponing his June shows, including a June 14 performance at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City and […]

todayJune 8, 2019


6/28/16-Brian Wilson & Boston Pops!

Wouldn’t it be nice to honor the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys? The Boston Pops Orchestra are providing that opportunity this June with Beach Boy Brian Wilson himself. Wilson will be on tour from March to October to play the iconic 1966 album in its entirety as both a celebration and a send off of Pet Sounds. Former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin will join […]

todayJanuary 28, 2016


8/26/15-Beach Boys Tour since '61

The Beach Boys have clocked up an incredible legacy with shows every year since they began in 1961. Unlike every other band of their era, The Beach Boys are the only act to perform continuously every single year for over 50 years. While there were only three gigs that first year the group performed 73 shows in 1962 and 125 in 1963. Things did slow down slightly in the mid […]

todayAugust 26, 2015


3/6/15-Brian Wilson's night!

Brian Wilson will get the all-star tribute treatment on March 30 in Los Angeles with Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson. Among those on the slate for the night are fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Heart's Ann Wilson, Wilson Phillips, Norah Jones, the Killers' Brandon Flowers and many more. Each is expected to take on a song […]

todayMarch 6, 2015


2/4/15-Brian Wilson Returns Again!

Brian Wilson returns to the original home of the Beach Boys, Capitol Records, for his new album No Pier Pressure. Set for an April 7 release, his eleventh as a solo artist, features a long list of special guests including his former Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine, David Marks and Blondie Chaplin, as well as Kacey Musgraves, fun.'s Nate Ruess, She & Him's Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, Peter Hollens, […]

todayFebruary 4, 2015


4/15/13- Brian Wilson autobiography

Brian Wilson will publish his autobiography in the Fall of 2015. Wilson has singed with Da Capo Press in the U.S. 'Wilson will describe, for the first time, the epic highs and lows of his life-from his tumultuous relationship with his father, the loss of his mother and brothers, his fears about live performance, and the struggles he faced to lead the Beach Boys away from surf music into experimental […]

todayApril 15, 2013


9/22/12 – Beach Boys split again

Earlier this year, they put aside their differences to reunite in a very public way: on-stage at "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards." That was followed by the release of their first album of new material in 20 years, and an extensive worldwide tour to celebrate their 50th anniversary. All five members -- Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks -- seemed genuinely excited when talking about […]

todaySeptember 22, 2012