Hill Climb Racing 2 Industrial Deals Beauty Little FIres Everywhere STEM nav_sap_hiltonhonors_launch Learn more about Amazon Music Unlimited PCB for Musical Instruments Starting at $39.99 Grocery Handmade Tote Bags Home Gift Guide Off to College Home Gift Guide Book a house cleaner for 2 or more hours on Amazon BradsStatus BradsStatus BradsStatus  Introducing Echo Show Introducing All-New Fire HD 10 with Alexa hands-free $149.99 Kindle Oasis, unlike any Kindle you've ever held Shop Now FFII_gno
Customer Discussions > Music forum

Happy Birthday Brian Wilson! 70 today!!

Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-12 of 12 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Jun 20, 2012, 5:43:17 AM PDT
James Riley says:
Happy 70th Birthday to Brian Wilson today!! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2012/06/happy-birthday-brian-wilson.html

Posted on Jun 20, 2012, 7:21:16 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 20, 2012, 7:22:11 AM PDT
Shining Star says:
Arranger, Composer, Musician, Producer, Singer & Songwriter, there is absolutely nothing the man couldn't do musically and he truly is one of the 20th century's musical marvels.

Happy Birthday Brian Wilson!

Posted on Jun 20, 2012, 7:36:43 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 20, 2012, 7:37:54 AM PDT
Eddie H. says:
Brian Wilson, who can move more me emotionally with his, music, words and vocals...than just about everyone...who wrote some of the greatest music ever made...no doubt a musical wonder. I never ever tire of his music, he really has very few if any peer at all...Happy Birthday Mr.Wilson, thank you for the most important music you have made in my life and impact my emotions...you are very special to me! Thank you for sharing your talent with us... there isn't enough words to tell you what you have meant to me in the last 50 years!
Thank you again from the bottom of my heart!!!

Posted on Jun 20, 2012, 8:02:06 AM PDT
EvenSteven says:
Happy birthday Brian

Glad you got to see your baby (SMiLE) released last year.....keep them good vibrations happening.

Posted on Jun 20, 2012, 11:51:13 AM PDT
Bob Bykowski says:
It's so ironic that the genius who suffered through so many mental, emotional and physical traumas is the last surviving Wilson brother. And it's wonderful that he's performing onstage with the BB's once again. From what I've read, the shows have been fantastic.

Along with all the early classic hits and "deep" album tracks, 'Pet Sounds' will remain one of the cornerstones of the sixties, and one of the ten greatest rock/pop albums ever created. Brian's 2004 release of the finally-finished 'Smile' album was wonderful as well.

Paul McCartney turning 70 on June 18th and Brian Wilson turning 70 on June 20th...marvelous to see.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 20, 2012, 4:48:04 PM PDT
Dee Zee says:
Love Brian Wilson and the great Beach Boys music he has produced over the years. The new BB album is very very good, produced by Brian. Get it if you haven't heard it yet.

Posted on Jun 20, 2012, 5:31:17 PM PDT
Dr. Mikey says:
Robert, I can't believe that Brian and Macca have never collaborated (except Paul munching carrots for SMiLE, supposedly), although they have talked about it over the years. I wonder if they could produce a masterpiece, or whether they would just crash from too much talent in the same room?

Posted on Jun 21, 2012, 12:33:10 PM PDT
Bob Bykowski says:
Dr. Mikey,

Yeah, it is surprising that Brian and Macca have never collaborated, especially when each is a major fan of one another. Paul has publicly said that he considers "God Only Knows" one of the most beautiful, if not THE most beautiful, songs ever written.

One thing is (almost) for sure: the collaboration would probably be much more satisfying than Paul and Michael Jackson or Paul and Stevie Wonder turned out to be.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 21, 2012, 12:43:07 PM PDT
Eddie H. says:
Robert...They collaborated once, on Brian's album Gettin' In Over My Head, they do a duet called A Friend Like You....to me it's Brian's weakest solo album, the title track is great though, and some good songs...Eric Clapton is on it, he plays lead guitar on a song City Blues and there is a duet with Elton John too...

Posted on Jun 21, 2012, 12:48:30 PM PDT
Bob Bykowski says:
Sometimes these collaborations work and sometimes they don't. I was very surprised at how good the songs turned out to be that Macca and Elvis Costello worked on together on Paul's 'Flowers in the Dirt' album, for example. I would have never suspected that those two could turn out to be a success as a team.

Posted on Jun 21, 2012, 3:44:01 PM PDT
S. Stalcup says:
Even in birth order poor Brian has to follow the Beatles. Wasn't Smile after Sgt. Pepper crushing enough?

Now come on. That's mildly clever.

Posted on Jul 3, 2012, 5:25:04 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 3, 2012, 7:04:09 PM PDT
JCRB says:
Has anyone heard the Purple Chick edit of SMiLE?
‹ Previous 1 Next ›
[Add comment]
Add your own message to the discussion
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Prompts for sign-in

Recent discussions in the Music forum

  Discussion Replies Latest Post
What are you listening right now? 4476 7 hours ago
Song Game - Part V 9982 8 hours ago
mesical reality artists TV and what became of them after 17 8 hours ago
Large CD collections 405 8 hours ago
Musical Diary 8651 8 hours ago
Those magnificent drums!! 168 8 hours ago
Why is Bob Marley so popular nowadays? 87 8 hours ago
** In The Time of Our Lives ** 567 8 hours ago
Montrose Remastered And Expanded 21 9 hours ago
best trippy psychedelic bands from 1966-68 552 10 hours ago
Alphabetical Song Game 1 4103 10 hours ago
The Cult - Hidden City 0 10 hours ago

This discussion

Discussion in:  Music forum
Participants:  9
Total posts:  12
Initial post:  Jun 20, 2012
Latest post:  Jul 3, 2012

New! Receive e-mail when new posts are made.
Tracked by 1 customer