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01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320150411 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320140419 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320130608 (6M)

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian 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.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320150411 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320140419 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320130608 (6M)

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian 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.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

02On The Crest Of A Wave2010081420130609 (6M)
20140420 (6M)
20150412 (6M)

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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 their first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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.

02On the Crest of a Wave2010081420160517 (6M)

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

02On the Crest of a Wave2010081420160517 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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 their first trip to the UK.

02On the Crest of a Wave20100814

02On The Crest Of A Wave2010081420130609 (6M)
20140420 (6M)
20150412 (6M)

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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 their first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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.

02On the Crest of a Wave2010081420160517 (6M)

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

02On the Crest of a Wave2010081420160517 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-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 their first trip to the UK.

02On the Crest of a Wave20100814

032010081520160518 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

032010081520160518 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK, another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys. In part 3 of this 6-part series, Bob concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

0320100815

032010081520160518 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

032010081520160518 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK, another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys. In part 3 of this 6-part series, Bob concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

0320100815

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

03Pet Sounds2010081520150413 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520130610 (6M)

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

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.

03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds20100815
03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

03Pet Sounds2010081520150413 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520130610 (6M)

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

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.

03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds20100815
04Smile And Meditation2010081620130611 (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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (6M)

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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not 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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile And Meditation2010081620150414 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not 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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (6M)

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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile And Meditation2010081620130611 (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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (6M)

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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not 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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile And Meditation2010081620150414 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not 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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (6M)

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 The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

04Smile and Meditation20100816

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720140423 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720150415 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720130612 (6M)

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

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.

05Trying To Change The Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label20100817
05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

05Trying to Change the Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720140423 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720150415 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720130612 (6M)

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

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.

05Trying To Change The Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label20100817
05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

05Trying to Change the Label20100817

06Making Waves20100818

06Making Waves2010081820150416 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

06Making Waves20100818

06Making Waves20100818

06Making Waves2010081820150416 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

06Making Waves20100818

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820140424 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of The Beach Boys.

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.

06 LASTMaking Waves20100818

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820130613 (6M)

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 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.

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820140424 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of The Beach Boys.

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.

06 LASTMaking Waves20100818

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820130613 (6M)

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 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.