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Beach Boys' storied "Smile" recordings set for release

The never-released follow-up to the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album will be released Nov. 1 -- nearly 45 years after the planned original release date. The never-released follow-up to the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album will be released Nov. 1.

Seven jukebox musicals in limbo

While "Jersey Boys," "Rock of Ages" and "Mamma Mia" continue to do business around the world, theater producers have largely put the brakes on jukebox musicals, effectively shunting them into theater limbo. While "Jersey Boys," "Rock of Ages" and "Mamma Mia" continue to do business around the world, theater producers have largely put the brakes on jukebox musicals, effectively shunting them into theater limbo.

The Beach Boys play free show in Alaskan parking lot

The Beach Boys played a free concert Monday (8/31) night in the parking lot of an Alaskan bowling alley, according the Anchorage Daily News.

Beach Boys ready collection of love songs

The Beach Boys kick off the summer with a collection of love songs set to be released May 19. The CD, "Summer Love Songs," will feature 20 tracks, including one track previously unreleased in the US and long out of print in the UK, according to a press release.

Collection Of Early Beach Boys Hits Set For June Release

A new box set of Beach Boys' singles from their early days at Capitol Records will be released June 10 as a limited edition box set, as well as a digital download, according to a press release.

Beach Boys Wilson, Jardine to reunite for 'Pet Sounds' performances

Former Beach Boys bandmates Brian Wilson and Alan Jardine will reunite on stage for the first time in decades when Jardine joins Wilson for four performances of "Pet Sounds" in November.
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CD Review: Brian Wilson ‘Smile’ (Nonesuch)

In 1967, 24-year old Beach Boy mastermind Brian Wilson, hot off the now-classic release of "Pet Sounds" had composed his "teenage symphony to God" known as the "Smile" album. In 1967, 24-year old Beach Boy mastermind Brian Wilson, hot off the now-classic release of "Pet Sounds" had composed his "teenage symphony to God" known as the "Smile" album.

Briefly: John Fogerty, Janet Jackson, Beach Boys, Oak Ridge Boys

John Fogerty's first new album in seven years, "Deja Vu All Over Again," hits stores on Sept. 21, according to Geffen Records.

Brian Wilson supports two new albums with fall tour

Brian Wilson backs his first new studio album in six years--as well as a forthcoming album that was originally due to surface 37 years ago--with a fall tour of the U.S.

Brian Wilson to issue completed version of 'lost' album

Brian Wilson is set to release an all-new studio recording of the previously scrapped album "Smile," 37 years after it was to surface as the follow-up to The Beach Boys' landmark "Pet Sounds" album.