Tag Archives: That Lucky Old Sun

Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks and The Smile You Send Out – Part Four: That Lucky Old Sun

After Smile was finally completed and released, I expected Brian Wilson to settle back into a comfortable retirement with occasional one-off shows – having completed a record that took him 37 years, it would have been only right. And at … Continue reading

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Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks and the Smile You Send Out – Part 2: Orange Crate Art Is A Place To Start

After 1967, Van Dyke Parks and Brian Wilson went their own ways, musically. Brian Wilson’s mental health continued to deteriorate, and his presence on Beach Boys albums became less and less. However, for the next seven years this wasn’t too … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 24/08/08

Firstly, and obviously most importantly, the final round of voting for miss SB’s Very Prestigious (And Entirely Serious) Blog Of The Year Award is now open. As my wife was knocked out in the last round (and I didn’t make … Continue reading

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I am a diver, a long-lined survivor

I’ve been lucky enough to get a needledrop of Brian Wilson’s That Lucky Old Sun (which is available on vinyl but no other format yet – I’d normally buy the vinyl, but the CD comes with a live DVD which … Continue reading

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