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Brian Wilson

Singer/Songwriter (born 20-Jun-1942)


Kingsley Abbott (editor). Back To The Beach: A Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys Reader. London: Helter Skelter Publishing. 1998.

Tony Asher; Charles L. Granata. Wouldn't It Be Nice: Brian Wilson and the Making of the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds. Chicago Review Press. 2003. 256pp.

Peter Ames Carlin. Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Beach Boy Brian Wilson. Macmillan. 2006. 342pp.

Domenic Priore; Brian Wilson; Van Dyke Parks. Smile: The Story of Brian Wilson's Lost Masterpiece. Sanctuary Publishing. 2005. 256pp.

John Tobler; Doe Tobler. The Complete Guide to the Music of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys. 2004. 176pp.

Timothy White. The Nearest Far Away Place: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California Experience. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1995. 416pp.

Paul Williams. Brian Wilson & the Beach Boys: How Deep Is the Ocean? Essays and Conversations. Omnibus Press. 1997. 240pp.

Brian Wilson; with Todd Gold. Wouldn't It Be Nice: My Own Story. New York: HarperTrade. 1991.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.518)

  6. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.343)

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