The Concept Album: Bobbie Gentry’s “The Delta Sweete”
Hot off “Ode to Billie Joe,” Bobbie Gentry took her Southern roots to the next level with her concept album, “The Delta Sweete.”
Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks’ “Orange Crate Art”
When Van Dyke Parks tapped Brian Wilson to collaborate on “Orange Crate Art,” the result was more than memorable. A look at a 25th-anniversary reissue.
The Beach Boys’ Top 10 Albums
“Pet Sounds” is obvious ….but there are some under-the-radar picks (like “Holland”) that made our list.
Everything Fab Four: “Good Vibrations” and the Beatles
“Pet Sounds” by the Beach Boys rocked the Beatles’ world, especially Paul McCartney. And inspired John Lennon to compose “Strawberry Fields Forever.”
“Smiley Smile” Opened the Gates to a New Era
There were some good vibrations that came out of The Beach Boys’ 12th studio album.