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Updated 9/30/2001

Brian Wilson will be performing along with
America, Robert Lamm (Chicago), Timothy B. Schmit (from the Eagles), Joe Walsh,Carnie & Wendy Wilson, The Honeys, In Bloom and other special guests at this years Carl Wilson Foundation Benefit Concert on October 14, 2001, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA. More information can be found carlwilsonfoundation.org

Updated 9/28/2001
Two of the Japanese tour dates have been rescheduled for early next year. Here they are:
2002.Feb.21(Thu) Tokyo International forum A,Tokyo
  2002.Feb.22(Fri) Tokyo International forum A,Tokyo

Thanks to Tango

Updated 9/16/2001
Due to the recent tragic events in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, Brian's tour of Japan has been cancelled.

Updated 9/2/2001

Due for release in September is GUT FEELINGS: From Fear and Despair to Health and Happiness" by Carnie Wilson with Lisa Mitchell (Hay House, $23.95): The former member of Wilson Phillips and the daughter of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson reveals her battles with overeating and obesity.

Updated 8/24/2001

Pet Sounds Sessions Book In Works
Noted Frank Sinatra historian and archivist Chuck Granata is hard at work on a book devoted to the "making of the Pet Sounds album". The book will be similar to Granatas excellent "Sessions With Sinatra : Frank Sinatra and the
 Art of Recording". No release date is avalable.

Updated 8/12/2001
Episode 5 of the Bravo Network series POPULAR SONG: SOUNDTRACK OF THE CENTURY, which examines the competition between British and American songwriters between 1964 and 1969 including BRIAN WILSON, will air this Tuesday August 14 at 7PM Eastern Time and then repeated the same evening at 11PM


Updated 8/1/2001

Just a reminder that the repeat of Brian's great performance on the Conan
  O'Brien show will run tonight (early Thursday morning) at 3:05am Eastern Time
  in most markets.
 

Updated 7/31/2001

  On August 2,2001, the 6th 18 hour Beach Boys radio marathon will be heard
  from 7:05 AM until 1:00 AM on WBWC 88.3 FM in the Cleveland,Ohio area. The signal in Cleveland has been increased to 4,000 watts in the past year, but the
  bigger news is that the show will be heard on the world wide web this year for the first time. All that is needed is a current Real audio player. The web
  address is: www.bw.edu/~wbwc/ The hosts are Dennis King and Gregg Mcort.

There will be a few BB related give-aways and special guest interviews. The request line in the studio is (440) 826-2187.

Updated 7/26/2001
For those who missed last nights Conan O'Brien appearance there is hope. Conan repeats his programming with what looks to be a one week delay, which means Brians appearance should replay on Thursday Aug 2 (or late night Wednesday Aug 1) at 3:05am Eastern time in most markets. Will check the listings to see if this info is accurate.
If you'd like to hear last nights performances , MP3's can be found at these links:
Our Prayer/Heroes

Sloop John B

Thanks to Dave Modny
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Brian will also appear on David Letterman's show in a repeat performance on August 7 at 11:35PM Eastern Time on CBS. This is a repeat of Brian's June 28th appearance.
 
 


Updated 7/18/2001

Brian will be making an in store appearance at Tower Records at 1961 Broadway in New York City on July 26 at 6PM .

Updated 7/16/2001

Brian Wilson is scheduled to appear on Late Night With Conan O'Brien on Thursday (late night Wednesday) July 26 on NBC at 12:35am.

Thanks to Barb Lang

Updated 7/13/2001

This August, BRAVO Unveils an 8-Part Anthology of the Music That Defined a Century; "POPULAR SONG: SOUNDTRACK OF THE CENTURY" Shakes, Rattles & Rocks Onto BRAVO On Sunday, August 12

PART 5 OF POPULAR SONG: SOUNDTRACK OF THE CENTURY traces the way in which British and American songwriters inspired each other to greater and greater heights between 1964 and 1969 by examining the work of British and American songwriters - Lennon and McCartney, Jagger and Richard, Ray Davies of the Kinks and Pete Townshend of The Who, Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Bob Dylan, BRIAN WILSON and Smokey Robinson.


Updated 7/6/2001
According to a post on the Good Vibrations Message Board by "Tango", none of the three bonus tracks on the Japanese release of Like A Brother by Beckley Lamm and Wilson feature songs that were either written or have lead vocals sung by Carl Wilson. Here is the song information:

   11. Standing At Your Door
    (Robert Lamm/John Van Eps)
    Lead Vocal : Robert Lamm

    12. Blue After All
    (Robert Lamm / Bruce Gaitsch)
    Lead Vocal : Robert Lamm

    13. In The Dark
    (Gerry Beckley /Phil Galdston)
    Lead Vocal : Gerry Beckley


Updated 7/5/2001

For those who missed the TNT Tribute to Brian Wilson, the TNT Network has scheduled a repeat showing for July 11 at 12:00AM (late night Tuesday July 10)

Updated 7/3/2001
Between tomorrows TNT All Star Tribute and his ongoing touring with Paul Simon, there are loads of articles popping up about Brian Wilson. Here are the links to a few of them. Keep in mind that these links may no longer work after a day or two.

Boston Herald
USA Today
Dallas Observer
Philadelphia Daily News
Washington Times
Time Magazine

Updated 7/02/2001
Brian Wilson will be appearing on ABC TV's Good Morning America, in an interview with Diane Sawyer. Air date is tentatively scheduled for July 3 . GMA starts at 7am Eastern time.

Updated 7/01/2001

For those of you who have America Online as your internet provider, there is a nice tribute to Brian Wilson. Just type in keyword: Brian Wilson