They formed in 1961 in Hawthorne, California, and created a new rock’n’roll genre known as “surf rock”. They were (and still are, with a different line-up) The Beach Boys. Founded by three brothers, Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend, Al Jardine, they recorded dozens of albums and hit songs. Check out their website at www.thebeachboys.com to see what’s happening with the surfin’ rockers these days!
The Beach Boys, like them or not, are probably the quintessential beach band of all. So, wax your board, hang ten and sing along as we list our ten favorite songs from The Beach Boys.