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‘S Marvellous: Brian Wilson at the Royal Festival Hall September 18th 2011

What happens when the ultimate West Coast musician takes on the ultimate East Coast sound? You get a lot more xylophones in Gershwin. (God Only Knows performed at the Royal Festival Hall in 2002) Brian Wilson says he did an … Continue reading

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Why I’m a Cover Girl.

Listening to R2’s ‘Sounds of the 60s” this morning, I realised to my shame that I had no memory of ever before hearing the original Beach Boys’ version of “Break Away.” Why? Because in the mid 80s I discovered the … Continue reading

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