Kirk Curnutt, Brian Wilson. Icons of Pop Music. Sheffield and Bristol, CT: Equinox, 2012. xvi + 176 pp. 11 b&w illustrations, discography, bibliography, index. ISBN-13: 978-1-90804-991-9, £50, $90 (hbk); ISBN-13: 978-1-84553-663-3, £14.99, $24.95 (pbk).

Authors

  • Dale Carter University of Aarhus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pomh.v7i2.229

Keywords:

Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, icons, musical analysis

References

Abbott, K. 2001. The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds: The Greatest Album of the Twentieth Century. London: Helter Skelter.

Carlin, P. A. 2006. Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall and Redemption of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. London: Rodale.

Harrison, D. 1997. ‘After Sundown: The Beach Boys’ Experimental Music’. In Understanding Music: Essays in Musical Analysis, ed. J. Covach and G. Boone. New York: Oxford University Press.

Heiser, M. 2012. ‘SMiLE: Brian Wilson’s Musical Mosaic’. Journal on the Art of Record Production, 7 (November), http://arpjournal.com/2161/smile-brian-wilson%E2%80%99s-musical-mosaic/.

Lambert, P. 2007. Inside the Music of Brian Wilson: The Songs, Sounds, and Influences of the Beach Boys’ Founding Genius. New York and London: Continuum.

Priore, D. 2007. Smile: The Story of Brian Wilson’s Lost Masterpiece. London: Bobcat.

White, T. 1995. The Nearest Faraway Place: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience. New York: Holt.

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2013-10-18

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Carter, D. (2013). Kirk Curnutt, Brian Wilson. Icons of Pop Music. Sheffield and Bristol, CT: Equinox, 2012. xvi + 176 pp. 11 b&w illustrations, discography, bibliography, index. ISBN-13: 978-1-90804-991-9, £50, $90 (hbk); ISBN-13: 978-1-84553-663-3, £14.99, $24.95 (pbk). Popular Music History, 7(2), 229–232. https://doi.org/10.1558/pomh.v7i2.229

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