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Brian Wilson’s ‘Right-Hand Man’ Switches Sides, Joins Beach Boys

Jeffrey Foskett, who has worked with Brian Wilson for the past decade, is now playing with Wilson's old group.

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Vince Bucci, Getty Images

Brian Wilson’s Guest-Packed New Album Grew Out of Beach Boys Disappointment

Brian Wilson turned to guest collaborators on his upcoming solo project after the Beach Boys' 2012 reunion fell apart.

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50 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Release ‘Little Deuce Coupe’

To fully appreciate the Beach Boys' 'Little Deuce Coupe,' which was released 50 years ago, you have to accept that it's possible to create a pop record with occasional moments of stunning beauty about the awesomeness of cars.

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Mike Love Wasn’t Happy With the Beach Boys Reunion

Plenty of Beach Boys fans are disappointed with the  band's much-ballyhooed 50th-anniversary tour, which ended with Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks "fired" from the lineup, and Mike Love continuing to perform with his own version of the group. But as it turns out, Love has been feeling pretty let down about their reunion almost since it started.

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Capitol Records

50 Years Ago: The Beach Boys’ ‘Surfer Girl’ Hits The Charts

On Aug. 3, 1963, the Beach Boys' fifth single, 'Surfer Girl,' hit the Billboard charts. The song would eventually make it's way to No. 7.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Mike Love Wants Brian Wilson Back in the Beach Boys

Last year, as the Beach Boys' 50th-anniversary tour wrapped up, Mike Love announced that the group would be hitting the road again, but without original members Al Jardine, David Marks and leader Brian Wilson. This pretty much amounted to being fired, Wilson said at the time. ''I don't know how that sacking controversy started," Love recently told The Daily Star. "I'd love to work with Brian again."

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Ian Showell, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

45 Years Ago: The Beach Boys’ ‘Friends’ Album Released

"'Pet Sounds' is by far my very best album, though my favorite is 'Friends'," writes Brian Wilson in the liner notes of the CD reissue of the latter album. "I think that the Beach Boys sound was developing right along. I had developed a sixth sense for everybody's voices."

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BrianWilson.com

Beach Boys ‘Made In California’ Box Set Announced

Last year, as the Beach Boys kicked off their 50th anniversary celebration, a multi-disc box set was supposed to be part of that. It was put on hold, until now.

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Brian Wilson on Future Beach Boys Reunions: ‘Doubt It’

Sunday night (Feb. 10) marked a milestone for the Beach Boys, who picked up their first-ever Grammy for the 'Smile Sessions' box set -- but that doesn't mean the recently renewed rift between Brian Wilson and Mike Love will be mended anytime soon.

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The Beach Boys Win the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Historical Album

45 years after its initial creation, the Beach Boys' long-unreleased 'Smile' album took home a 2013 Grammy Award in the Best Historical Album category, beating out one of their most famous former rivals.

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