Mike, Alan & Bruce attend a benefit concert for the Natural Law (TM) Party in London on the
5th as part of the UK general election. Brian's suit to recover his copyrights is settled out of
court with an award to Brian of $10 million. Mike almost immediately announces a lawsuit
against Brian to reclaim both royalties and credit for over thirty songs he claims to have
Capitol release The Honeys as part of its Collectors Series. The CD includes all the Capitol
and Warners' sixties single sides, two unreleased sixties tracks and eight seventies tracks with
varying degrees of Brian Wilson involvement. There is no chart action, and it is soon deleted.
The Original Beach Boys Cafe, featuring BB memorabilia, opens in Hermosa, CA on the 29th.
trailer for the upcoming Melcher/Love project "Hot Fun In The Summertime/Summer Of Love"
single is released but fails to chart.
Summer In Paradise is released on Brother to scathing reviews. It is the first ever Beach
Boys album studio album to have no Brian Wilson participation, and the first non-compilation
BB album to fail to chart. The band will later rework five tracks, but this revised version is only
released in Europe and Australasia in 1993, equally unsuccessfully.
Mike files another suit against Brian, Landy, Todd Gold and the publishers of Brian's
'autobiography' on the 20th, claiming slander, libel and defamatory statements abounded in the
|November||The Beach Boys tour Australia, 20th-29th.|
Landy is served with a restraining order following his continued interference in Brian's life; his
hold over Brian is finally broken. He relocates to Hawaii and continues to practise.