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The Beach Boys: I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 13 August 1977

"SOME KAHLUA, we need a coupla pitchers of milk..." "Send up a bottle of milk. O.K., cartons. Four cartons. And some honey. And a coffee. ...

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Other Stars View The Stones

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, January 1965

THOSE ROLLING STONES, with their headline-hogging activities have always been controversial. There are more Stone-knockers than door-knockers in some of the snootier parts of the ...

The Beach Boys: Danger Spice Of Dennis' Life

Interview by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, 24 December 1966

A Beach Boy a Day by Tracy Thomas ...

This Is Where It's At

Column by Mike Grant, Rave, March 1967

RAVE man Mike Grant is here again with more gossip on your favourite stars! ...

Dennis Wilson: We Just Want To Be A Good Group

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, June 1967

Beach Boy drummer Dennis Wilson is, according to Brian, "The most messed up person I know. He's too nervous. He has to keep moving all ...

Dennis Wilson: 'I Live With 17 Girls'

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 21 December 1968

SAID DENNIS WILSON, a bemused frown on his face: "I don't know why I'm telling you all this..." Well, whatever Dennis's reasons (if any), the ...

Love, Respect Binds The Beach Boys

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 28 June 1969

By RICHARD GREEN — the sixth Beach Boy ...

The Continuing Story Of Beach Boy Dennis Wilson

Interview by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 5 July 1969

...and his house of seventeen women. RM'S Lon Goddard reports from the loo!!! ...

Dennis Wilson

Interview by Keith Altham, Rave, September 1969

DENNIS WILSON is the walking contradiction in the Beach Boys, who provides the motor for the group with his powerhouse percussion and unlimited energy. Dennis ...

On Location With James Taylor

Report and Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Circus, April 1971

DURANT, OKLAHOMA – James Taylor and Dennis Wilson (drummer of the Beach Boys) were into their sixth week of filming their first movie. The toll ...

Wilson Returns!

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 3 April 1976

A NEW studio album is in the works, Brian Wilson is back in business and the Beach Boys are planning to visit England in late ...

Dennis Wilson: Pacific Ocean Blue (Caribou)

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, August 1977

"WE DO SOLO projects for ourselves," Dennis Wilson said during an interview eighteen months ago. "There are hundreds of tunes that we've recorded, a tremendous ...

Dennis Wilson: Pacific Ocean Blue

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 3 September 1977

THERE'S TWO moods on this record, one I like. That's the slow surge, tidal ebb/flow style, with the/additional tug of solemn female or male voices. ...

Dennis Wilson: Beached Boy – A True Story

Report and Interview by Gary Pig Gold, The Pig Paper, October 1977

IT WAS Monday, August 29, 1977, it was hot, and it was about to pour rain. But as always, it was a sunny Saturday afternoon ...

Beach Boys: no more fun, fun, fun

Report and Interview by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 20 October 1977

NEW YORK — After sixteen years together and the triumphant comeback of leader Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys recently came perilously close to disbanding completely. ...

Dennis Wilson: Pacific Ocean Blue (Caribou)

Review by Wesley Strick, Creem, November 1977

THIS BIG, BRAVE album — the only Beach Boys solo spin-off ever — is a small revelation. No one who has heard Dennis croak 'You ...

Dennis Wilson Loves Christine McVie

Report and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 24 March 1979

The Beach Boys love good karma ...

Ironic Loss In Saga Of Beach Boys

Report by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 30 December 1983

THE IRONY IS heavy and inescapable: Dennis Wilson, who introduced the Beach Boys to surfing, died in the Pacific Ocean, the ultimate source of the ...

Dennis Wilson

Obituary by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 7 January 1984

THE OFTEN tempestuous career of Dennis Wilson ended last Wednesday, when the Beach Boys drummer drowned in the waters of LA's Marina del Rey. ...

Manson and Drugs — A Beach Boy's Troubled Life

Retrospective by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 January 1984

DENNIS WILSON, the Beach Boy who drowned a week ago last Wednesday, never got that many headlines in life. He may have been the most ...

Dennis Wilson, 1944-1983

Obituary by Bill Bentley, Danny (Shredder) Weizmann, L.A. Weekly, 12 January 1984

Give The Drummer Some by Bill Bentley ...

Dennis Wilson: The Beach Boy Who Went Overboard

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 7 June 1984

He was the wild one. He could never get enough of anything: drugs, women or booze. But in the end, he had nothing. ...

Into the Heart of Darkness with Dennis Wilson

Retrospective by David Dalton, MOJO, September 1999

(If Christ Came Back as a Con Man, Or How I Started Out Thinking Charlie Manson Was Innocent and Almost Ended Up Dead...) ...

Dennis Wilson: The Lonely Sea

Retrospective by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, November 2002

WITH TIME TO KILL BEFORE SOUNDCHECK ON A windy New York afternoon in 1971, the drummer of The Beach Boys had decided, on a whim, ...

Dennis Wilson: Pacific Ocean Blue (Legacy Edition)

Review by Pete Paphides, Uncut, July 2008

A lost career collected: his solo masterpiece, plus its follow-up. ...

The Mayor of Washington Boulevard: Dennis Wilson's California Dream

Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 1 August 2008

The first Beach Boys solo album, Dennis Wilson's Pacific Ocean Blue, washes back ashore after more than three decades. ...

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see also Terry Melcher


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