Beach Boys Story, The [6 Music]

Episodes

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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.

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.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20180331 (6M)
19740000 (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.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards and Buggies20100813

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320130608 (6M)

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320140419 (6M)

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

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320150411 (6M)

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

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320150411 (6M)
20140419 (6M)
20130608 (6M)

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

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

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

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

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

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320160516 (6M)

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

01Beach, Boards And Buggies2010081320170328 (6M)

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

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

01Beach, Boards and Buggies2010081320120922
20170328 (6M)
20160516 (6M)
20130608 (6M)
20150411 (6M)
20140419 (6M)

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now back on the road. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. As Brian Wilson tours the UK, a chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Beach Boys - tonight looking at their earliest days.

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

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

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

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

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

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

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 Wave2010081420120923
19740000 (6M)
20180401 (6M)
20150412 (6M)
20160517 (6M)
20170329 (6M)
20130609 (6M)
20140420 (6M)

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

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

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 have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion.

Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-part series which features interviews from the band and those involved in their career.

In part two 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 the boys' first trip to the UK.

This documentary first broadcast in 1974 and is repeated to coincide with The Beach Boys' reunion tour.

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

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

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. First broadcast in 1974.

As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

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 the boys first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

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. First broadcast in 1974.

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 the boys first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

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.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

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

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.

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. First broadcast in 1974.

As the band find more success, Brian Wilson becomes increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band.

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 the boys first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

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032010081520160518 (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.

032010081520160518 (6M)

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

03032010081520170330 (6M)

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

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.

03Pet Sounds19740000 (6M)
20180402 (6M)

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.

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.

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

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 Sounds20100815
03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds20100815

03Pet Sounds2010081520130610 (6M)

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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.

03Pet Sounds2010081520150413 (6M)

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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.

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

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

03Pet Sounds2010081520140421 (6M)

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

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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.

03Pet Sounds2010081520120924
20130610 (6M)
20140421 (6M)
20150413 (6M)
20170330 (6M)
20160518 (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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

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

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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 rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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 charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of this 6-part series, and 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.

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

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

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

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.

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.

04Smile And Meditation19740000 (6M)
20180403 (6M)

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.

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.

04Smile and Meditation20180403 (6M)
19740000 (6M)

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.

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.

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

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 Meditation20100816

04Smile and Meditation20100816

04Smile And Meditation2010081620150414 (6M)

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

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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (6M)

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

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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (6M)

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

04Smile And Meditation2010081620170331 (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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620140422 (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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620160519 (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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620170331 (6M)
20160519 (6M)
20150414 (6M)
20140422 (6M)
20130611 (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, 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, 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, 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, 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 explores what happened after Pet Sounds and why Smile was not released.

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

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

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.

04Smile And Meditation2010081620130611 (6M)

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

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.

04Smile and Meditation2010081620120925
20130611 (6M)

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

05Trying To Change The Label19740000 (6M)
20180404 (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.

05Trying to Change the Label20180404 (6M)
19740000 (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.

05Trying To Change The Label20100817
05Trying To Change The Label20100817

05Trying to Change the Label20100817

05Trying to Change the Label20100817

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720130612 (6M)

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720130612 (6M)

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720150415 (6M)

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

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

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

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720170401 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

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

05Trying To Change The Label2010081720140423 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720160520 (6M)

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

05Trying to Change the Label2010081720120926
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20130612 (6M)

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and the way their music developed. First broadcast in 1974.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson. First broadcast in 1974.

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

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

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

06Making Waves19740000 (6M)
20180405 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

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

06Making Waves20180405 (6M)
19740000 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

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

06Making Waves2010081820150416 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves20100818

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

06Making Waves2010081820160521 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06Making Waves2010081820170402 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

06Making Waves2010081820170402 (6M)
20160521 (6M)
20150416 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of the Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his six-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820130613 (6M)

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06 LASTMaking Waves20100818

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820140424 (6M)

Bob Harris concludes his profile of The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

06 LASTMaking Waves2010081820120927
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Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris concludes his profile of The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now back on the road following a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M01Beach Boards And Buggies

6M01Beach Boards And Buggies20110618

The Beach Boys Story (part 1 of 6) Beach, Boards and Buggies. A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band - tonight looking at their earliest days.

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6M01Beach, Boards And Buggies20120325

6 Music revisits Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band who are now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. In the first episode, Beach, Boards and Buggies, Bob looks at their earliest days.

Bob Harris begins with the influence of surfing on the band.

6M02On The Crest Of A Wave20110619

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-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 the boys first trip to the UK. First broadcast in 1974.

6M02On The Crest Of A Wave20120326

The band have found more success, but Brian Wilson is increasingly reluctant to tour.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Bob charts the rise of The Beach Boys in this second of a 6-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 the boys first trip to the UK. The Beach Boys are now celebrating 50 years in the business and have are embarking on a reunion tour. First broadcast in 1974.

6M02On The Crest Of A Wave20120401

6M03Pet Sounds20110620

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris charts the rise of The Beach Boys in part 3 of our 6 part series we concentrate on the work of Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever which resulted in Pet Sounds. In part 3 Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of this iconic album. Suprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds and weren't keen on promoting the album which we discover in tonight's programme.

6M03Pet Sounds20120327

Al Jardine, Dennis Wilson and members of the band discuss the making of Pet Sounds.

Bob Harris continues to chart the rise of The Beach Boys and in this episode he concentrates on the album Pet Sounds. Brian Wilson wanted to make the greatest pop record ever and the band discuss the process of making this iconic album. Surprisingly, Capitol Records weren't keen on Pet Sounds or promoting it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M03Pet Sounds20120402

6M04Smile And Meditation20100816

Bob Harris on part 4 of the story of the Beach Boys. Tonight we hear about what happened after Pet Sounds. Why Smile wasn't released and Brians love of vegetables. Also we find out about why Carl Wilson was thrown in jail and why the Beach Boys dropped out of the Montreaux Music Festival and how this affected the band as they didn't get the exposure that resulted from being at that festival. Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix and a whole host of others bands played that festival and it made their careers. Bob talks to Mike Love about Meditation and the Beach Boys and The Beatles fixation with it.

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

6M04Smile And Meditation20110621

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

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 interest the The Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M04Smile And Meditation20120328

We hear what happened after Pet Sounds and why the album Smile wasn't released.

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 Beach Boys and The Beatles shared in it. First broadcast in 1974.

6M04Smile And Meditation20120403

6M05Trying To Change The Label20100817

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

Bob Harris presents part 5 of this 6 part series on the Beach Boys. In part 5 Bob finds out about Beach Boys changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson. Dennis Wilson had managed to get himself with the Manson clan and soon began fearing what Manson might do to him if he did go along with al lot of Manson's requests.

6M05Trying To Change The Label20110622

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

Bob Harris tells the story of The Beach Boys. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and also about their relationship with Charles Manson. First broadcast in 1974.

6M05Trying To Change The Label20120329

Bob finds out about the band changing labels and their relationship with Charles Manson.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob finds out about the band changing labels and approach.

6M05Trying To Change The Label20120404

6M06Making Waves20120405

6M06 LASTMaking Waves20100818

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6 part magnum opus on the Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M06 LASTMaking Waves20110623

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his 6-part 1974 profile of The Beach Boys. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. This part takes us up to the release of 15 Big Ones.

6M06 LASTMaking Waves20120330

Bob Harris presents the final episode of his magnum opus on The Beach Boys.

A chance to hear Bob Harris's 1974 profile of the Californian band now celebrating their 50th anniversary with a reunion. Tonight Bob presents the final episode of this 6-part series. In tonight's episode we find out what happened after Pet Sounds and about Brian Wilson's involvement in his wife's group, Spring. Bob takes the story up to the release of 15 Big Ones.