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Read The Sounds of Love: Valentine's Day Music

February 8, 2006 – Hear a mix of listener-selected music for Valentine's Day.

Listen Brian Wilson's 'Smile' Live In Concert

August 23, 2005 – Creators at Carnegie presents music from Beach Boy Brian Wilson's Smile tour.

Listen Grunge, Rap Music Added to U.S. Recording Registry

April 5, 2005 – The Library of Congress officially recognizes Nirvana and Public Enemy.


Listen 'Smile': Greatest Record Never Heard

April 13, 2004 – The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson is currently playing his resurrected album Smile in Europe.


Listen Ollabelle, M. Ward, Brian Wilson

March 2, 2004 – The land of milk and honey: Eliza Gilkyson; A tribute to a lost friend from M. Ward; Requested m...

Listen Producer And Arranger Brian Wilson, A Genius Of Rock

August 27, 2002 – Beach Boy Brian Wilson discusses his musical career and influences with Terry Gross.


Listen Marc Ribot, Beach Boys, Los Zafiros

December 1, 2000 – On this fifth edition of NPR's All Songs Considered, you'll hear the edgy guitar of Marc Ribot; ...

Listen The Story Of The Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations'

June 19, 2000 – The Beach Boys classic, released in 1966, is the product of a revolutionary approach to songwriting.


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