Brian Wilson
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1942-06-20
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Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson Biography (Wikipedia)

Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group. In addition to his unorthodox approaches to pop composition and mastery of recording techniques, Wilson is known for his lifelong struggles with mental illness. He is often referred to as a genius and is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the 20th century.

The Beach Boys were formed by Wilson with his brothers Dennis and Carl, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine. Brian, who grew up influenced by 1950s rock and roll and jazz-based vocal groups, originally functioned as the band's songwriter, producer, co-lead vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, and de facto leader. In 1964, he suffered a nervous breakdown and stopped touring with the group, which led to more personal work such as Pet Sounds (1966) and the unfinished Smile. As his mental health deteriorated, his contributions to the band diminished, and over the next decade, he was reputed for his reclusive lifestyle and substance abuse. Following a 1992 court-ordered removal from the care of psychologist Eugene Landy, Wilson started receiving conventional medical treatment, and in the late 1990s, he began performing and recording consistently as a solo artist. He remains a member of the Beach Boys' corporation, Brother Records Inc.

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Love And Mercy
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Love And Mercy
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Wanderlust
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Wanderlust
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God Only Knows (BBC Music)
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God Only Knows (BBC Music)

God Only Knows (BBC Music)

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The Right Time
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The Right Time
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In My Room
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In My Room
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Don't talk (put your head on my shoulder)
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Don't talk (put your head on my shoulder)
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Your Imagination
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Your Imagination
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Do It Again (live)
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Do It Again (live)
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In Blue Hawaii
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In Blue Hawaii
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God Only Knows
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God Only Knows
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Sail Away (feat. Blondie Chaplin & Al Jardine)
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Sail Away (feat. Blondie Chaplin & Al Jardine)
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God Only Knows (arr. Tom Richards)
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God Only Knows (arr. Tom Richards)
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
Jimmy Webb
Macarthur Park (feat. Brian Wilson)
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Macarthur Park (feat. Brian Wilson)
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Love And Mercy (Live)
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Love And Mercy (Live)
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Christmasey
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Christmasey
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LOVE AND MERCY
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LOVE AND MERCY

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Paul Mellors
Paul Mellors
Rainbow Connection Singers, Doncaster
The Beach Boys
Caroline, No
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Caroline, No
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Good Vibrations
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Good Vibrations
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Heroes And Villains
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Heroes And Villains
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God Only Knows
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God Only Knows
Emile Haynie
Falling Apart (feat. Brian Wilson)
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Falling Apart (feat. Brian Wilson)
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The Right Time
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The Right Time
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On The Island
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On The Island
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Saturday Night
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Saturday Night
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2005
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2005-06-24T14:50:20
24
Jun
2005

Glastonbury: 2005

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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