The Beach Boys' Brilliant B-sides, and What Is a B-side Anyway?

Surf's Up: A Beach Boys Podcast Safari

15-03-2020 • 49 mins

The Beach Boys were a rare act that scored two-sided hit records. Their B-sides contained some of Brian Wilson's most heartfelt music, and, later on, Dennis'. Mark and Phil discuss the era of 45 RPM records, the politics behind choosing what went on the A-side and what went on the B-side, and how that helped shape The Beach Boys' creative direction and public perception.

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