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Catch a wave : the rise, fall & redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

Author: Peter Ames Carlin
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brian Wilson was the visionary behind America's most successful and influential rock band. As the leader of the Beach Boys, he sold 100 million records and built a catalog of songs that continues to define the sound and feel of American popular music. He also became one of the culture's most mysterious and tragic figures--but after spending years lost in a wilderness of despair, Wilson has fought his way back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local author
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Brian Wilson; Brian Wilson; Brian (Musiker) Wilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ames Carlin
ISBN: 1594863202 9781594863202 9781594867491 1594867496
OCLC Number: 63808119
Description: ix, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Peter Ames Carlin.

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Brian, Carl, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine - known as Beach Boys, rocketed out of a working-class Los Angeles in the early sixties. In a few short years, they rode the wave all the way to  Read more...
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"The Beach Boys in Peter Arnes Carlin's Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall and Redemption of Brian Wilson (Rodale Press): Great evocations of a great musician and the pop group he built, via great prose: Read more...

 
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