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Author Sanchez, Luis A., author.

Title The Beach Boys' Smile / Luis A. Sanchez.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Series 33 1/3
33 1/3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents FC; Praise for the series; Forthcoming in the series; Title; Copyright; Track Listing; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: What This Book is About; California Unbound; The Pop Miseducation of Brian Wilson; To Catch a Wave; Smile, Brian Loves You; Bibliography; Selected Discography; Also available in the series.
Summary Smile is not merely a great unfinished album, but a living work of art that is all at once expansive, indeterminate, and resolutely pop. In the early 1960s, The Beach Boys rose from the suburbs of Hawthorne, California to become emissaries of a post-war American dream that fused middle-class aspiration and mobility with images of youth. Led by dream master Brian Wilson, their music gave voice to a Southern California mythos and compelled an audience across the nation and beyond to live out their own versions of the fantasy. By 1966, the encroaching counterculture added new dimensions of creati.
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Subject Beach Boys.
Beach Boys. Smile.
Beach Boys.
Smile (Beach Boys)
Rock music -- United States -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1961-1970
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Title Smile
Other Form: Print version: Sanchez, Luis A. Beach Boys' Smile 9781623562588 (DLC) 2013049575 (OCoLC)857938881
ISBN 9781623569563 (electronic bk.)
1623569567 (electronic bk.)