Al Jardine

photo credit: Guy Webster

Mike Love’s Beach Boys Or Brian Wilson And Friends: Who Is The Real Deal?

With the Beach Boys‘ 50th anniversary tour firmly in the rear-view mirror of their little deuce coupe – and Mike Love effectively ditching his bandmates on the side of the road to drive off on […]

03/12/2013

Brian Wilson and Al Jardine/photo credit: Kevin Winter, Getty Images

No (Mike) Love At Upcoming Brian Wilson Concert

Brian Wilson has just announced, via his website, an upcoming concert at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio, on July 25. Interestingly, the post also mentions that “special guests Al Jardine and David Marks will […]

01/22/2013

(provided photo/Guy Webster)

2012 Artists In Review: The Beach Boys

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Reunited… sort of New Albums Released: One (That’s Why God Made The […]

12/26/2012

(provided photo/Guy Webster)

Mike Love: ‘I Did Not Fire Brian Wilson From The Beach Boys’

Mike Love is fighting back against those have vilified him with claims that he fired original Beach Boys members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks. Love has penned a lengthy, pointed and emotional open letter to the Los Angeles Times in an attempt to set the record straight.

10/05/2012

Kevin Winter/Getty

Is Beach Boy Mike Love Music’s Biggest Villain?

In the wake of Love coldly giving the boot to his bandmates, we have to wonder: Is Mike Love the biggest villain in the music world? We explore Love’s legacy of indiscretions and less-than-favorable attributes that suggest as much.

10/04/2012

Beach Boys 50th Anniversary (Robert Matheu)

The Beach Boys To Appear On QVC Tonight, Promote New Album

The Beach Boys, currently in the midst of their 50th anniversary tour, will appear on QVC television network tonight, May 16, at 7 pm ET. Fans can tune in and watch the boys promote their […]

05/16/2012

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The Beach Boys Set Release Date For Reunion Album, Discuss Radio-Centric Single

Right at the top of the list of the most anticipated musical reunions of the year sits the Beach Boys, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary with their first studio album featuring all surviving members […]

04/24/2012

Photo: Michael Hixon

A Postcard From California: A Must Have For Beach Boy Fans

I was fortunate enough to attend the Al Jardine concert at The Roxy. Al was (and still is) one of the original Beach Boys.

03/23/2012

Rock Flashback: The Beach Boys’ Mike Love

Today, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Love[/lastfm] of the Beach Boys turns 70. Love is the only member of the band who’s been part of it from its beginnings to the present day, although it hasn’t always been […]

03/15/2011

The Beach Boys Set To Release ‘Smile’ Album Four Decades Late

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beach Boys[/lastfm] are finally going to release the album Smile this summer in celebration of their 50th anniversary! The news came during an Examiner interview with Beach Boys guitarist [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Al Jardine[/lastfm]. Smile was […]

02/10/2011

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