BRIAN WILSON - SONGWRITER 1962 - 1969
The sun, the surf and the songs that defined an era - Songwriter 1962-1969 is an in-depth celebration of prolific composer Brian Wilson and his remarkable body of musical work - his ability to not only sell millions of albums worldwide, but also his influence on generations of artists for years to come.
This detailed 2 disc exploration of one of the greatest singer/songwriters of the 20th Century covers an exciting era of music, where The Beach Boys captured the imagination of the world. Developing a unique sound - blending melodies, chord changes and catchy harmonies The Beach Boys reflected the romance and cultural relevance of the Southern California surf movement. From the crashing waves and summer sun of Surfin’ Safari, through Surfin’ USA to the imaginative, complex and multi-layered creation of Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson pushed sonic boundaries like few musicians before him ever had.
Featuring rare live recordings, interviews and captivating reflections of an eponymous songwriter and legendary musician Songwriter 1962-1969 includes illuminating contributions from fellow Beach Boys, Bruce Johnson and David Marks, manager Fred Vail, producers Russ Titelman, Bill Halverson, biographer Peter Ames Carlin and much more.
- Extended interviews-Pet Sounds Preview - John and Paul hear the record -The End of an Era - The Beach Boys in 1970
- Brian Wilson
- Rob Johnstone