Beach Boys Story, The [6 Music]

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
Episode 5: Trying to Change the Label20170401 (6M)
20110622 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

Episode 5: Trying to Change the Label20180404 (6M)
20110622 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

Episode 5: Trying to Change the Label20181104 (6M)
20110622 (6M)

Bob Harris finds out about the band's change of labels and the way their music developed.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

Episode 6: Making Waves20170402 (6M)
20110623 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

Episode 6: Making Waves20180405 (6M)
20110623 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

Episode 6: Making Waves20181105 (6M)
20110623 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20170328 (6M)
20100813 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20180331 (6M)
20100813 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20181031 (6M)
20100813 (6M)

Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band begins with a look at their early days.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

02On the Crest of a Wave20170329 (6M)
20100814 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-part series. Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career. In part 2 the band are starting to find more success, but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band, and we hear about their first trip to the UK.

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

02On the Crest of a Wave20180401 (6M)
20100814 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-part series. Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career. In part 2 the band are starting to find more success, but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band, and we hear about their first trip to the UK.

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

02On the Crest of a Wave20181101 (6M)
20100814 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a six-part series. Exclusive interviews from the band and those involved in their career. In part 2 the band are starting to find more success, but Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour. We discover how this affected the band, and we hear about their first trip to the UK.

The band are successful, but Brian is feeling the strain of touring.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

03Pet Sounds20170330 (6M)
20100815 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK, another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys. In part 3 of this 6-part series, Bob concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

03Pet Sounds20180402 (6M)
20100815 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK, another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys. In part 3 of this 6-part series, Bob concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

03Pet Sounds20181102 (6M)
20100815 (6M)

As Brian Wilson tours the UK, another chance to hear a 1974 series in which Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys. In part 3 of this 6-part series, Bob concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss its creation. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores Brian Wilson's desire to make the greatest pop record ever.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

04Smile and Meditation20170331 (6M)
20100816 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

04Smile and Meditation20180403 (6M)
20100816 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.

04Smile and Meditation20181103 (6M)
20100816 (6M)

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds, why Smile wasn't released and Brian's love of vegetables. We also find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail, why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Monterey Festival and how this affected the band. Bob also talks to Mike Love about meditation and the interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

Bob Harris charts the history of iconic surf band The Beach Boys.