Movie Music

When The Beach Boys Went To The Movies

The Beach Boys have embarked on a 50th-anniversary reunion tour this year, kicking off the media blitz with a Grammy performance featuring everybody from Maroon 5 to Foster the People.

As one of the pioneering rock bands of their era, the Beach Boys made a return to the spotlight that was met with a warm welcome, even though the material on their new album That's Why God Made The Radio, doesn't quite connect with fans like their bedrock material has. This past week I spoke with guitarist Al Jardine on his band's legacy and future plans as well.

With a nightly set list numbering almost 46 songs from their storied 50-year career, the Boys are pulling out all the stops this summer on their reunion tour. Now that Brian Wilson is back in the fold. don't expect this to be the last of these tours.

Tonight the band plays the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Expect a full report Monday morning here on Rocks Off.

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Craig Hlavaty
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