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The Beau Brummels' Sal Valentino (2007)

Interview by Joel Selvin, Selvin On The City, KSAN 107.7, 3 May 2007

Sal Valentino takes us through the history of The Beau Brummels, from being produced by a young Sly Stone for Tom Donahue's Autumn Records to the Warners years, working with Van Dyke Parks and Randy Newman, and the Triangle and Bradley's Barn albums.

File format: mp3 File size: 31.2mb Interview length: 34' 02"; Sound quality: *****

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The Supremes, the Righteous Brothers, the Beau Brummels et al: Cow Palace, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Mike Gormley, The Ottawa Journal, 27 February 1965

Righteous Sound Shakes 'Frisco ...

Beau Brummels Zoom Toward Top

Profile by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 17 March 1965


Sonny & Cher, Beau Brummels, The Byrds, Glen Campbell et al: Cow Palace, Daly City CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 4 October 1965

Rock-and-Roll Party Bedlam ...

Beau Brummels Blackballed?

Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 27 November 1965

THE BEAU Brummels' press agent says that they "penetrate". And so they did – they penetrated right into The BEAT offices the other night. They ...

The Beau Brummels: 'That's The Way We Want It'

Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 23 April 1966

HOLLYWOOD: Unlike last summer there are no female hikers along Benedict Canyon Drive. No long bangs – no bell bottoms – no police cars. You ...

Calling from San Francisco: the Beau Brummels

Profile and Interview by Mike Gormley, The Ottawa Journal, 25 June 1966

DID YOU ever have to make up your mind? ...

Brummels "Killed" By Health, Draft Board

Report by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 19 November 1966

THE UNAVAILABILITY of three members of the Beau Brummels to conduct tours and personal appearances has forced the disbandment of the group, a spokesman for ...

Beau Brummels: Stellar Studio Band

Overview by Mitchell Cohen, Fusion, November 1973

ONCE THE all-engulfing wave that was the British Invasion of 1964 had begun to subside, it began to be possible for some home-grown talent to ...

The Beau Brummels: The Beau Brummels (Warner Bros.)

Review by Ken Barnes, Creem, August 1975

THE BEAU BRUMMELS weren't the most eagerly anticipated reunion band, but they're the first to equal their earlier standards, an accomplishment the Byrds, Love, Spirit, ...

The Beau Brummels: The Beau Brummels

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 14 August 1975

I BOUGHT MY first two Sixties rock & roll albums, the Byrds' Mr. Tambourine Man and the debut LP of the Beau Brummels, at a ...

The Beau Brummels: Bradley's Barn

Review and Interview by Jon Savage, MOJO, November 2005

IF 1967 WAS the year that the torch passed from England back to America, from Swinging London to Haight-Ashbury, then 1968 was the year that ...

Decades In Obscurity, Beau Brummels Front Man Surfaces To Remind Us What The Fuss Was All About

Profile and Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 February 2006

SAL VALENTINO WAS washed up. "No one called in a long time," he says. "No one knew where I was."There were even reports of his ...

Were The Beau Brummels America's Unluckiest Band?

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2016

EVERYTHING BEGAN so well. Almost a year after the all-consuming British Invasion began, the Beau Brummels were one of the first new homegrown bands to ...

America's Beatles

Retrospective by Harold Bronson, Rock's Backpages, April 2017

THIS YEAR THERE have been more events to celebrate the rock music of the 1960s than in any previous one, and it's still only April. ...


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