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Author Topic: Alan's Album Archives book-Add Some Music To Your Day  (Read 486 times)
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« on: July 10, 2018, 07:39:44 AM »

Anyone read this massive tome available digitally on Amazon? It reviews, in great detail, every Beach Boys album, plus non-album  and previously unreleased tracks. I half recommend it. For reviews, it's a fun although very long read (the author is not crazy about Pet Sounds but loves Smile), especially the overviews before the songs are analyzed. The problem is that there are numerous factual boo-boos. Two examples the author writes that Brian and Marilyn were married for 25 years (it was about 15 years), and that when Brian had his '64 breakdown, the plane turned around (no, Brian and the group few on to Houston and he played the show that night, then returned the next day, at least according to official accounts).
https://www.amazon.ca/Alans-Album-Archives-Guide-Music-ebook/dp/B07DG3SQT8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1531233077&sr=1-1&keywords=add+some+music+to+your+day
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« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2018, 01:19:16 PM »

Interesting, thanks for sharing this. Sounds like its all available on his blog already, but I'll probably get it on my phone as a good "drop-in" book for when I'm out and about, like I did with the Hickey books.
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 07:38:59 PM »

I was working on something similar before my most recent stroke...kind of wish I had finished it!
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 07:06:09 AM »

I was working on something similar before my most recent stroke...kind of wish I had finished it!
Take care...
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