50TH ANNIVERSARY VINYL “GOOD VIBRATIONS” RELEASE The Beach Boys and Capitol/UMe will release “Good Vibrations (50th Anniversary Edition)” on a 12-inch sunburst vinyl EP worldwide on October 7. This album includes the sessions for nine of the Beach Boys' earliest recordings as a group, 1961-62, before they signed with Capitol Records. Mike will also be signing copies of his book at Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069 on Saturday, September 17, 2016, starting at p.m. No memorabilia, but photos and personalizations are fine. Brian's book, titled album, is now available in wide release in both CD/DVD combo and Blu-Ray packages. The release includes new versions of surf classics, including Beach Boys instrumentals and Marksmen tunes. Beach Boys Mike Love and Bruce Johnston are touring in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of “Good Vibrations.” Tour dates here. Brian and Scott were nominated in the Best Song category, for the song “One Kind of Love.” Paul was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor Category.
Jeffrey Foskett will be joining the BB supporting band, replacing Christian Love, who is pursuing a solo career. THIRD OF JULY SPECIAL APPEARANCE Beach Boys Mike Love and Bruce Johnston will be part of this year's Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, joining with the famed orchestra in celebrating the 4th of July.
MIKE LOVE RECEIVES ELLA AWARD Mike Love was honored with the Ella Award (named for Ella Fitzgerald) from the Society of Singers, Inc., a charitable nonprofit organization that supports vocalists. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, CA.
There is also a “Good Vibrations”-themed video-making contest for fans in North America and the U. For contest details, go to was released on August 26, 2016. Penguin is holding a sweepstakes to win a special VIP package to one of Beach Boys Mike and Bruce's shows — enter here!
Mike's book will be available in hardback, ebook, and audiobook (read by Mike) in CD and digital formats.
AL JARDINE'S TRIBUTE TO JOHN LENNON In celebration of John Lennon's 75th birthday, Al Jardine hosted a singalong session of Lennon's “Imagine” at Strawberry Fields in New York City's Central Park.