Good Vibrations: Episode 36 — Dave "Ghosty" Wills interviews David Beard

In this special episode, Ghosty interviews David about the Wilson family's heritage, the longstanding relationship between Brian Wilson and Mike Love, and the music that's of particular importance to both.  

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Sam Hollander has written and/or produced over 20 US Top 40 Pop Hits, as well as numerous worldwide smashes, including Panic! at the Disco's worldwide #1 "High Hopes." In 2019, he held the #1 position on the Billboard Rock Songwriters chart for nine weeks, a year-end record. Sam has also worked with Mike Love on the Reason For The Season and 12 Sides Of Summer albums.

This episode has a little bit of everything! 

I sit down again with my son Ethan, and we discuss four more of his favorite songs, why he likes the songs, and how much he loves John Stamos' cover of "Forever," and "Saturday Night" from Brian Wilson's No Pier Pressure album … among others.

[Airdate: 2020]

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I sit down with my son Ethan, and we discuss four of his favorite songs (and he has many), why he likes the songs, and his life on stage with his musical heroes, or, as he calls them, his friends. 

[Airdate: 2020]

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Episode 28: Mike Love - Reason For The Season

An audio excerpt from my wonderful conversation with Mike Love on recording his 2018 holiday collection Reason For The Season. Mike also waxes nostalgic with childhood memories of celebrating the holidays at Mt. Vernon And Fairway. For the full transcript—as well as interviews with Maureen Love, Brian Love, Hayleigh Love, Ambha Love, Christian Love, as well as The Beach Boys' band and Love family members.

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[Airdate: 2019]

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Episode 27: Mike Love - Santa Barbara days

In Episode #27 I share an excerpt from my wonderful conversation with Mike Love on the remembrances of his life and times in Santa Barbara, CA. For the full transcript, be sure to visit Endless Summer Quarterly magazine's website to order the Fall 2019 edition of ESQ.
 
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Episode 25 — Beach Boys Mike Love and Al Jardine discuss the Friends album

Beach Boys Mike Love and Al Jardine discuss the Friends album and the practice of Transcendental Meditation.
[Airdate: 2018]

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Episode 24 — Executive Producer Jerry Schilling, Producers Don Reedman & Nick Patrick, Beach Boys Mike Love and Al Jardine

In this episode, Jerry Schilling, Don Reedman, Nick Patrick, Mike Love and Al Jardine take us behind the scenes on the making of The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which was released Friday, June 8, 2018.

[Airdate: 2018]

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Episode 21 — Mark Linett discusses Sunshine Tomorrow 2 and Live Sunshine

David Beard and Mark Linett discuss and breakdown the new digital collections from The Beach Boys. 
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode 19 — Mike Love discusses Unleash The Love

Mike Love of The Beach Boys discusses the music from his new solo album Unleash The Love. The complete and unabridged interview with Mike Love appears in the Winter 2017 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly magazine.
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode 16 — John Stamos

John Stamos discusses working with The Beach Boys, Mike Love, "Do It Again," "Kokomo" and working with Carl Wilson on "Forever."
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode 15 — Mike Love discusses Smiley Smile

Mike Love recounts working with his cousin Brian Wilson, and the rest of The Beach Boys during a very experimental time in the group's history.  The songs "She's Goin' Bald," "Vegetables" and "Gettin' Hungry" are featured.
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode 14 — The Beach Boys Music Director Scott Totten

This insightful and intimate interview features music director Scott Totten discusses working with Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and The Beach Boys band.
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode 12 — Chuck Berry tribute with special guest Dean Torrence

Honoring Chuck Berry's influence on The Beach Boys and their music, Jan & Dean's Dean Torrence recounts the story behind Brian Wilson giving he and cohort Jan Berry the song "Surf City," while Brian continued to work on The Beach Boys hit song, "Surfin' U.S.A.," which featured a lifted melody from Chuck Berry's "Sweet Little 16."
[Airdate: 2017]

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Episode Nine — Ricci Martin tribute, Deana Martin

Deana Martin discusses her brother Ricci Martin, his album Beached (produced by Carl Wilson), father Dean and meeting The Beach Boys.  Tracks from Ricci's Beached album are included.
[Airdate: 2017]

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