Smashing Interviews Magazine

Compelling People — Interesting Lives

The Beach Boys Archive



January 2022



Brian Wilson Recalls Beatles/Beach Boys Relationship

Written by , Posted in Articles Musicians

Brian Wilson

Singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Brian Wilson is best known for being the co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys, who formed in 1961. The multiple Grammy Award winner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. He was ranked #12 in the Rolling Stone "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time” list in 2015. The British magazine NME ranked Wilson #8 in its “50 Greatest Producers Ever” countdown, elaborating “few consider quite how groundbreaking Brian Wilson’s studio techniques were in the mid-60s.” He is often depicted in media as a “genius.”

Read more on Brian Wilson Recalls Beatles/Beach Boys Relationship…