It’s time to look again at Brian Wilson’s top 10 summer songs as well as a few adjustments to his list. No, summer is not over yet.
The Top 10 of a Musical Genius
From the time the Beach Boys hit the surf and the top of the charts in the 1960’s, Brian Wilson has been considered a musical genius. His prolific song-writing propelled the careers of the original “Boys.” Their music remains wildly popular to this day.
Wilson was not just trying to crank out rock and rolls songs for public consumption. He was trying to create a new sound, the “California” sound of blended harmonies and instruments. His obsessive work in the studio while seeking a certain type of perfection, was both his strength and ultimately his weakness.
Today Brian is again touring, writing and producing. His opinions on music are held in high esteem by song writers everywhere. Many, including Paul McCartney, Bono, James Webb (American songwriter), and Rolling Stone Magazine, consider Wilson’s “God Only Knows” among the best songs of all time.
So when Brian offers…
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