Tag Archives: Brian Wilson

Good Vibrations: The Beach Boys; The Cowsills; Kenny Rogers & the First Edition.

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic pop song, Good Vibrations. We will first discuss the original by The Beach Boys. Next, we will review a cover by The Cowsills, and we will finish with a cover by … Continue reading

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Barbara Ann: The Regents; The Who; The Beach Boys

Hello there! Our song this week is Barbara Ann. This is a bouncy, catchy doo-wop song. We will review the original version by The Regents, and we will also discuss versions by The Who and by The Beach Boys. The … Continue reading

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Johnny B. Goode: Chuck Berry; The Beach Boys; Jimi Hendrix; Michael J. Fox

Hello there! Our song this week is Johnny B. Goode. It is one of the greatest, most iconic rock ‘n roll songs. We will review the original 1958 version by Chuck Berry, and we will discuss covers by The Beach … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Sixteen/Surfin’ USA: Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider Sweet Little Sixteen, a terrific “roots of rock ‘n roll” song. We will review the original by Chuck Berry, and a cover of that song by The Rolling Stones. We also include … Continue reading

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