2001 – Beach Boys member Al Jardine went to court in a bid to sue his former band mates, claiming he had been frozen out of the Beach Boys. The $4 million (£2.35 million) suit was filed against Mike Love, Brian Wilson, the Carl Wilson Trust and Brother Records Incorporated in a New York Superior […]
2008 – a five-year legal row over the use of the Beach Boys’ name was settled by two former members of the group. Mike Love had argued he was the only person allowed to perform under the name of the band and sued Al Jardine, whom he claimed was appearing as an unlicensed Beach Boys […]
2002 – Beach Boy Brian Wilson played the first of four sold-out nights at The Royal Festival Hall, London.
2001 – New York’s Radio City Music Hall honors Brian Wilson on This Day in Rock Music History! Guest performances included Billy Joe, Paul Simon, The Go-Gos and the trio of Carly Simon, David Crosby and Jimmy Webb. Also singing Beach Boy songs were Ann and Nancy Wilson, Elton John and Aimee Mann. Brian Wilson […]
1968 – Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band wins four Grammys. From the Editor of TDIR: I remember when I was 8 years old.. and I had gotten my Big brother to buy this album for me, as i was already a Beatles fan from the age of 5 from watching the cartoons. There was […]
1966 – The Beach Boys went into the studio to record ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’, which would be the opening track on their forthcoming album ‘Pet Sounds.’