The Beach Boys Story

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02On The Crest Of A Wave2010081420120923

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion.

Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series which features interviews from the band and those involved in their career.

In part two the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys' first trip to the UK.

This documentary first broadcast in 1974 and is repeated to coincide with The Beach Boys' reunion tour.

02On The Crest Of A Wave2010081420120923

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion.

Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series which features interviews from the band and those involved in their career.

In part two the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys' first trip to the UK.

This documentary first broadcast in 1974 and is repeated to coincide with The Beach Boys' reunion tour.

03Pet Sounds2010081520120924

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520120924

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M01Beach Boards And Buggies20110618

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

6M01Beach Boards And Buggies20110618

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

6M01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320120922
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Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now back on the road. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6M01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320120922
20120325 (6M)

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now back on the road. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

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6M02On The Crest Of A Wave2011061920120326 (6M)

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series. Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career. In part 2 the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys first trip to the UK. The Beach Boys are now celebrating 50 years in the business and have are embarking on a reunion tour. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series.

Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career.

In part 2 the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys first trip to the UK.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M02On The Crest Of A Wave2011061920120326 (6M)

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series. Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career. In part 2 the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys first trip to the UK. The Beach Boys are now celebrating 50 years in the business and have are embarking on a reunion tour. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series.

Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career.

In part 2 the band are starting to find more success but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

We discover how this affected the band and we hear about the boys first trip to the UK.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M03Pet Sounds2011062020120327 (6M)

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of our 6 part series we concentrate on the work of Pet Sounds.

Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever which resulted in Pet Sounds.

In part 3 Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of this iconic album.

Suprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds and weren't keen on promoting the album which we discover in tonight's programme.

6M03Pet Sounds2011062020120327 (6M)

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of our 6 part series we concentrate on the work of Pet Sounds.

Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever which resulted in Pet Sounds.

In part 3 Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of this iconic album.

Suprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds and weren't keen on promoting the album which we discover in tonight's programme.

6M04Smile And Meditation2010081620120925

Bob Harris on part 4 of the story of the Beach Boys.

Tonight we hear about what happened after Pet Sounds.

Why Smile wasn't released and Brians love of vegetables.

Also we find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail and why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Montreaux Music Festival and how this affected the band as they didn't get the exposure that resulted from being at that festival.

Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix and a whole host of others bands played that festival and it made their careers.

Bob talks to Mike Love about Meditation and the Beach Boys and The Beatles fixation with it.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M04Smile And Meditation2010081620120925

Bob Harris on part 4 of the story of the Beach Boys.

Tonight we hear about what happened after Pet Sounds.

Why Smile wasn't released and Brians love of vegetables.

Also we find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail and why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Montreaux Music Festival and how this affected the band as they didn't get the exposure that resulted from being at that festival.

Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix and a whole host of others bands played that festival and it made their careers.

Bob talks to Mike Love about Meditation and the Beach Boys and The Beatles fixation with it.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M04Smile And Meditation2011062120120328 (6M)

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables.

We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band.

Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M04Smile And Meditation2011062120120328 (6M)

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables.

We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band.

Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M05Trying To Change The Label2010081720120926

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

Bob Harris presents part 5 of this 6 part series on the Beach Boys.

In part 5 Bob finds out about Beach Boys changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson.

Dennis Wilson had managed to get himself with the Manson clan and soon began fearing what Manson might do to him if he did go along with al lot of Manson's requests.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

6M05Trying To Change The Label2010081720120926

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

Bob Harris presents part 5 of this 6 part series on the Beach Boys.

In part 5 Bob finds out about Beach Boys changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson.

Dennis Wilson had managed to get himself with the Manson clan and soon began fearing what Manson might do to him if he did go along with al lot of Manson's requests.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

6M05Trying To Change The Label2011062220120329 (6M)

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys.

Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M05Trying To Change The Label2011062220120329 (6M)

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys.

Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson.

First broadcast in 1974.

6M06Making Waves20100824
6M06Making Waves20100824
6M06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820120927

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6 part magnum opus on the Beach Boys.

In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring.

This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820120927

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6 part magnum opus on the Beach Boys.

In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring.

This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M06 LASTMaking Waves2011062320120330 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys.

In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring.

This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M06 LASTMaking Waves2011062320120330 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys.

In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring.

This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

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