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WINTER 2016 - Issue #116
THE BEACH BOYS CONQUER EUROPE

ESQ Winter 2016 Edition

 

ESQ's Winter 2016 edition commemorates the group’s successful second European tour (October 25 - November 14) with an exclusive Mike Love interview; Bruce Johnston recounts joining the group in 1965; and Becoming The Beach Boys 1961-1963 book author Jim Murphy provides a new chapter on the original “Surfer Girl,” Judy Bowles; CD and book reviews; news about Beach Boys releases; Pipeline; more!

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FALL 2016 - Issue #115
GOOD VIBRATIONS 50

ESQ Fall 2016 Edition

The Fall 2016 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] celebrates The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary of “Good Vibrations” with the release of the 12” commemorative vinyl. Exclusive interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston, as well as Hal Blaine and Don Randi of The Wrecking Crew are included.  

Previously untold details about The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds and “Good Vibrations” sessions from Brian, Mike, Al, Bruce, Hal and Don are included.

 


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SUMMER 2016 - Issue #114
PET SOUNDS 50

ESQ Summer 2016 Edition

The Summer 2016 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] celebrates The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Pet Sounds box set. Brand new exclusive interviews with Mike Love, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston

Previously untold details about: The Beach Boy's first tour of Japan, details of The Pet Sounds Sessions, a track by track breakdown of Pet Sounds, and Archival comments from Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson and Dennis Wilson.

Plus, Lee Dempsey reviews the MONO versions of Pet Sounds from the last 50 years to point you in the right direction to hear the best possible version available.

SUBSCRIBE before the end of June to be eligible for ESQ's exclusive Pet Sounds giveaway.  Giveaway items include special Pet Sounds 50th anniversary items, as well as original 1966 memorabilia.  ESQ is the only Beach Boys/Brian Wilson outlet where you can win just for being a subscriber.  Details TBA soon on  ESQ’s Facebook page.


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SPRING 2016 - Issue #113
BRIAN WILSON - Campaign To Change Direction
Becoming The Wrecking Crew

ESQ Spring 2016 Edition

The Spring 2016 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features exclusive interviews with Give An Hour’s Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, Brian Wilson and Melinda Wilson on bringing awareness to mental illness through the Campaign To Change Direction.

The new edition also includes an exclusive behind-the scenes look at “Love & Mercy,” featuring interviews with Johnny Sneed (Hal Blaine), Gary Griffin (Al De Lory) and Teresa Cowles (Carol Kaye), as well as Vince Meghrouni, Rob Laufer, Willie Aron, Carl Byron and Jim Laspesa; Scheduled Appearances; more.


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WINTER 2015 - Issue #112
BRIAN WILSON - THE ANDY PALEY sessions

ESQ Winter 2015 Edition

The Winter 2015 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly features a full edition’s worth of exclusive content with songwriter and Brian Wilson collaborator, Andy Paley.  The Brian Wilson/Andy Paley coverage spans recordings from 1987-2008; known and previously undiscussed demos. Previously unpublished photos from Andy Paley’s personal collection are also included.

Mike Love’s “(You’ll Never Be) Alone On Christmas Day” holiday single release; Al Jardine celebrates John Lennon’s 75th birthday; Review of the second wave of Acoustic Sounds LPs and SACDs by Lee Dempsey; Scheduled Appearances; more.


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FALL 2015 - Issue #111
BRIAN WILSON

ESQ Fall 2015 Edition

The Fall 2015 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly features an exclusive look inside the recording process on Brian Wilson’s 2015 release, No Pier Pressure; including interviews with Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Matt Jardine, Kenny Aronoff and Don Was.

Our second feature commemorates the 20th anniversary of 1995’s “I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” documentary, with an exclusive interview with the film’s producer, Don Was. This article is accompanied with Craig Slowinski’s sessionography.

Finally, Peter Reum helps us explore the circumstances surrounding the
unreleased Adult Child album.

With the second and third features being accompanied by Craig Slowinski’s sessionography, this new issue is quick to be become a collectible, and serve as an insightful glimpse into three decades of Brian Wilson’s fascinating musical career.

Pipeline; Reviews; Scheduled Appearances; more.


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SUMMER 2015 - Issue #110
THE BEACH BOYS SUMMER DAYS (AND SUMMER NIGHTS!!)

ESQ Summer 2015 Edition

Commemorating the 50th year of The Beach Boys Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) album.
Exclusive interviews and track-by-track breakdown with Mike Love, Al Jardine, and Bruce Johnston.

Reviews of the DELUXE No Pier Pressure by Peter Reum; complete reviews of the first wave of Acoustic Sounds LPs and SACDs by Lee Dempsey; Brian Wilson “Love & Mercy” biopic review by Kathryn Agee.

Rare pictures from the Lee Dempsey archives; Pipeline; Reviews; Scheduled Appearances; more.


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SPRING 2015 - Issue #109
BEACH BOYS' L.A. (LIGHT ALBUM)

ESQ Spring 2015 Edition

 


Exclusive interviews with Jerry Schilling, Ed Roach, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray, Bobby Figueroa, Carli Muñoz, Ron Altbach and Sterling Smith.

Comments from: Brian Wilson, Tom Murphy, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston with a track by track breakdown from the late Carl Wilson L.A. album coverage and sessionography by David Beard, Peter Reum & Craig Slowinski.


Exclusive rare pictures from Ed Roach and Dean Torrence; Pipeline; Reviews; Scheduled Appearances; more.

View the hi-resolution full color cover.


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WINTER 2014 - Issue #108
BEACH BOYS' CHRISTMAS ALBUM

ESQ Winter 2014 Edition

 

Exclusive interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford; Joe Thomas reveals the backstory on "Our Special Love"; Keep An Eye On Summer - The Beach Boys Sessions 1964 approved liner notes and sessionography; rare recording with Carl Wilson called, "This Is Elvis."

 

 



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LATE FALL 2014 - Issue #107
BEACH BOYS CONCERT MEMORIES

ESQ Late Fall 2014 Edition

 

Exclusive interviews with Mike Love, Al Jardine and Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford; Fred Vail article on the early years; rare pictures included; Pipeline; Reviews, more!

 

 



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FALL 2014 - Issue #106
CONCERT ALBUM AND THE T.A.M.I. SHOW

ESQ Fall 2014 Edition

 

Exclusive interviews with Mike Love, Dean Torrence, Al Jardine, Fred Vail, and Steve Binder; Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford; very rare and previously unpublished pictures included; Pipeline; more!



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SUMMER 2014 - Issue #105
ALL SUMMER LONG ALBUM

ESQ Summer 2014 Edition

 

Exclusive interviews with Mike Love and Dean Torrence. Mike reminisces about the music from the All Summer Long album on the 50th anniversary of its release. Dean discusses Jan & Dean's Ride The Wild Surf and The Little Old Lady From Pasadena albums; lots of very rare and previously unpublished pictures included; CD reviews; more!



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SPRING 2014 - Issue #104
SHUT DOWN VOLUME 2 ALBUM

ESQ Spring 2014 Edition
Exclusive interviews with Al Jardine and Mike Love. Al discusses select tracks from the Made In California box set; Mike waxes nostalgic on the 50th anniversary of the Shut Down Volume 2 album. Elliot Kendall takes us behind the scenes at Tongal and Fender Guitars; historian Peter Reum adds depth to The Big Beat 1963; exclusive Brian Wilson recording news; CD and book reviews; more!

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WINTER 2013 - Made In California discussion

ESQ Winter 2013 Edition

 

Exclusive interviews with Mike Love on the Beach Boys past and present; former Flame and Beach Boys' member Blondie Chaplin discusses his days in the Beach Boys and his recent appearances with Brian Wilson during the recent Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck tour; interviews with box set compilers Alan Boyd and Mark Linett; five questions with David Marks; news; concert reviews; more!

 

 


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FALL 2013 - The Beach Boys Surfin' USA and Brian Wilson's earliest successes… with Jan & Dean's #1 hit "Surf City."

ESQ Fall 2013 Edition

 

Guest writer Dennis Diken (The Smithereens) writes about Surfin' USA and its impact; Q&A's with Mike Love, David Marks and Dean Torrence on "Surfin' USA" and "Surf City." Archival Q&A with Brian Wilson and the late Jan Berry; an in-depth q&a with The Bamboo Trading Company; news, reviews and lots more!

 

 


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SUMMER 2013 - The Beach Boys Roundtable Discussion!

ESQ Summer 2013 Edition

Issue #101 of Endless Summer Quarterly is a front to back edition of a roundtable discussion on the Beach Boys catalogue; featuring q&a with David Beard, Peter Reum, Peter Carlin, Jon Stebbins, Andrew Doe, Ian Rusten, Mark Dillon, Craig Slowinski and Jeff Bleiel.


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SPRING 2013 - The Beach Boys 40th Anniversary of Holland: ESQ's 100th Issue!

Spring 2013: The Beach Boys 40th Annivers of Holland: ESQ 100th Issue!

Endless Summer Quarterly kicks off 2013 with exclusive interviews with Mike Love and Alan Jardine about the spiritual journey that became
Holland; exclusive comments from Alan Boyd and Dennis Wolfe on winning the Grammy® with Brian Wilson and Mark Linett for "Best Historical
Album" for the Smile Sessions box set; lots of photos, news & reviews!!!

 


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WINTER 2012 -Remembering Dennis & Carl Wilson:

Winter 2012: Remembering Dennis and Carl Wilson

The Winter 2012 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly remembers Dennis and Carl Wilson featuring compiled interviews with family, friends and colleagues make this an instant collector's edition for anyone who love and miss the celebrated brothers.

 

 

 


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FALL 2012 -The Beach Boys: Grammy Museum:

Fall 2012

In the Fall 2012 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly evaluates the Beach Boys current touring situation; performance review with exclusive pictures; "Surfin' Safari" articles from Peter Reum & Domenic Priore; reviews; lots more.

 


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SUMMER 2012 - That's Why God Made The Radio:

Summer 2012 Cover

Endless Summer Quarterly keeps the summer alive with exclusive reviews of the Beach Boys new studio album; performance review with exclusive pictures; Domenic Priore; Dennis Kelley; more

 


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SPRING 2012 - The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary:

Spring 2012 Cover

Endless Summer Quarterly kicks off 2012 with exclusive interviews with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and David Marks about the new studio album, the recording process, working together again and touring; Peter Reum writes about the importance of the Beach Boys music; Andrew G. Doe examines the group's first single; lots of news & reviews!!!

 


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WINTER 2011 - Collectible SMiLE cover & edition:

ESQ SMiLE 2011 Cover

ESQ's all SMiLE edition features new SMiLE q&a's with Brian Wilson & Mike Love; artist Frank Holmes taking us on a tour of the different meanings behind the artwork for his three renderings for the song "Cabin Essence" (Holmes also created a collectible cover for this special edition); Peter Reum offers an examination of Brian's exploration in life during the SMiLE era.; Andrew G. Doe writes about the humor of SMiLE; Bill Tobelman studies the potential meanings behind the SMiLE music; more

 


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FALL 2011 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring:

ESQ Fall 2011 Cover

 

BRIAN WILSON, MATT JARDINE & JOHN COWSILL

The Fall 2011 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features these exclusives: Interview with Brian Wilson on In The Key Of Disney; Matt Jardine discusses life in music; John Cowsill shares his experiences of life on the road with the Beach Boys ; news & reviews; more

 

 


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SUMMER 2011 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring:

ESQ Summer 2011 Cover

 

MIKE LOVE, AL JARDINE & DAVID MARKS

The Summer 2011 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features these exclusives: Interview with Mike Love on the 35th anniversary of 1976's 15 Big Ones LP; Al Jardine's A Postcard From California with bonus tracks; David Marks remembers John Maus; more

 

 


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SPRING 2011 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring:

ESQ Spring 2011 Cover

MIKE LOVE, AL JARDINE & BRUCE JOHNSTON REUNITE FOR REAGAN CENTENNIAL!!

The Spring 2011 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features these exclusives: Interview with Mike Love on performing with Al Jardine and plans for a Beach Boys 50th anniversary event, images from the Ronald Reagan centennial birthday celebration; interviews with the Brian Wilson-produced Vickie Kocher and Sharon Marie; SMiLE news!; more

 


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WINTER 2010 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring:
THE BEACH BOYS - SUNFLOWER

ESQ Winter 2010 Cover

The Winter 2010/2011 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features: A 48-page celebration of The Beach Boys finest group album with new articles by David M. Beard, Peter Reum, Andrew G. Doe and Fred Vail; previously unreleased images; more

 

 


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FALL 2010 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring: Brian Wilson; Al Jardine; Micky Dolenz - (Read the press release)

ESQ Fall 2010 Cover

The Fall 2010 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features: Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin (interviews with Brian, Paul Mertens, Jeff Foskett and Scott Bennett included); Al Jardine's A Postcard From California; interview with The Monkees' Micky Dolenz on his new album King For A Day, and much more!!

 


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SUMMER 2010 - Endless Summer Quarterly, featuring:
The new CD compilaton and "The Beach Boys TV & Film Appearances PT.2" - (Read the press release)

The Summer 2010 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] includes: Ian Rusten's second installment of his well-researched Beach Boys TV & Film appearances from 1977-1998; accompanying the issue is a new compilation titled An ESQ Offering From The Boys Of Summer that brings together Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, Dean Torrence, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson and Jan Berry in one exciting and moving collection; Brian Wilson album news; more...

New ESQ Summer 2010 CD Compilation

An ESQ Offering From The Boys Of Summer CD (NOT FOR SALE) ESQBBCD2010

Play List:

  • Brian Wilson: The Spirit of Rock & Roll
  • Mike Love: Cool Head, Warm Heart
  • Beckley-Lamm-Wilson (featuring Carl Wilson): Run Don't Walk
  • David Marks: Big Wave
  • Jan & Dean: Ocean Park Angel
  • Al Jardine (w/Brian Wilson): Honkin' Down The Highway
  • Al Jardine (w/Brian Wilson & David Marks): Drivin'
  • Dean Torrence: Sunny Afternoon
  • Carl Wilson and Brian Wilson: Soul Searchin'
  • David Marks (w/Al Jardine): I Sail Away
  • Dennis Wilson: Mexico
  • Mike Love: Love Like In Fairytales
  • David Marks: The Circle Continues
  • Beckley-Lamm-Wilson (featuring Carl Wilson): Like A Brother
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SPRING 2010 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Featuring: Mike & Dean Retrospective; 1974 DVD Q&A; Al Jardine Music News

Spring 2010 Cover

The Spring 2010 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features: the Mike & Dean period (1981-1983) - the section includes interviews with Mike Love, Dean Torrence, Gary Griffin and Jeff Foskett; interviews with documentarian Billy Hinsche and photographer Ed Roach provide added insight into the 1974 DVD on the Beach Boys; Al Jardine and Brian Wilson recording news; reviews of Jan & Dean's Carnival Of Sound, the T.A.M.I. Show, and much more!


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WINTER 2009 - Endless Summer Quarterly,
Featuring : The TODAY! Session Outtakes

Winter 2009 Cover

The Winter 2009 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features Craig Slowinski's well-researched session outtakes from the 'Today!' album to coincide with the re-release of' Today!' and 'Summer Days [And Summer Nights!!]' on vinyl (from the Capitol Vaults); Phil Miglioratti's reflective article on the Beach Boys transitional recording years from 1968 to 1970; Pet Sounds Safari concert highlights, pictures and fan testimony!


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FALL 2009 - Endless Summer Quarterly, 'Summer Love Songs' feature: (Read the press release)

Fall 2009 Cover

The Fall edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] features interviews with Alan Boyd and Mark Linett on the release of 'Summer Love Songs,' as well as the recent vinyl reissues of 'Sunflower' and 'Surf's Up'; Mike Love & Bruce Johnston and the Legends of Surf Music concert reviews; news and reviews; ESQ's very first East Coast Convention on Saturday, September 12!!!!!!!!!


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SUMMER 2009 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) feature: (Read the press release)

Summer 2009 Cover

The Summer edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] is the ultimate collector's edition for the Beach Boys classic 1965 LP, 'Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!),' written by Craig Slowinski, including previously unpublished images from the 'Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)' photo shoot; Rasmus Skotte's filmatic-themed article on Brian Wilson's SMiLE music; news and reviews.
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SPRING 2009 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Brian Wilson feature: (Read the press release)

Cover of Endless Summer quarterly, Spring 2009

 

The Spring edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] includes a new article by editor David Beard on Brian Wilson's composing style; Ian Rusten's well-researched 28-page segment on the Beach Boys TV & film appearances from 1961-1976; Bill Tobleman's colorful article on the SMiLE music, and its various meanings; plus news and reviews, more...


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WINTER 2008 - Endless Summer Quarterly, David Marks-ESQ Benefit Edition:

In celebration of ESQ's first benefit concert (to raise money for the Cornelius Animal Shelter), the Winter edition of ESQ offers over 25 pages of exclusive coverage with testimonials from David Marks, Chris English, Jez Graham and others. The edition also includes a Brian Wilson concert review and a review of Stephen John Kalinich's lost poetry album 'A World of Peace Must Come,' co-produced by Brian Wilson.


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FALL 2008 - Endless Summer Quarterly, Brian Wilson edition: (Read the press release)

Brian Wilson, Fall 2008 Cover

The Fall 2008 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] celebrates the release of Brian Wilson's album, 'That Lucky Old Sun' and includes interviews with Brian Wilson, lyricist Scott Bennett, Jeff Foskett and Paul Von Mertens on the creation of the album. The edition also includes an interview with Glen Campbell on his latest release, 'Meet Glen Campbell,' a study on the history of "The Warmth of the Sun," reviews of 'Dennis Wilson, Pacific Ocean Blue - Legacy Edition,' the new Dean Torrence DVD, 'David Marks & The Marksmen' CD collection, and Bob Greene's "When We Get to Surf City."


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SUMMER 2008 - Endless Summer Quarterly Special Edition, Dennis Wilson tribute CD: (Read the press release)

The Summer 2008 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] is the exclusive companion piece to the 'PACIFIC OCEAN BLUE: LEGACY EDITION' featuring unabridged interviews with Jim Guercio, John Hanlon, Gregg Jakobson, Dean O. Torrence, Billy Hinsche, Bobby Figueroa and Carli Munoz in their entirety (used in the liner note essay for the release co-written by Jon Stebbins and David Beard). Additional interviews and testimonials from Trisha Campo, Wayne Tweed, Ricci Martin, Daryl Dragon, Fred Vail, Stephen Kalinich and David Marks are included. The special issue includes an introduction from author Jon Stebbins and closing by Ed Roach.

Along with this sought after collectible, ESQ released the accompanying complimentary Dennis Wilson tribute CD, 'Only With You.' Individual editions are still available.

Dennis Wilson "Only With You" CD

DENNIS WILSON ó ONLY WITH YOU Tribute CD (NOT FOR SALE) ESQDWCD08

Play List:

  • Carl B. Wilson: Only With You
  • David Marks (w/ Al Jardine): I Sail Away
  • Philip Bardowell: True Love
  • The Duophonic Band: Sound of Free
  • Dean Torrence: Like A Summer Rain
  • Paul Steel & Stephen Kalinich: Ocean
  • Itís Only Roy: Malibu
  • Brian Wilson: Heaven
  • Chris English: Summer Revisited
  • Matt Jardine: Middle of Nowhere
  • Marty Rudnick: Situation
  • John Hunter Phillips: Itís About Time
  • Wayne Tweed: Tell Me What Itís Like
  • DP2: Not Getting Out of Bed
  • Alan Boyd: Lost on the Moon
  • Mitch Schecter: Surferís Lament (instrumental)
  • Peter Lacey: Sublime
  • Carnie Wilson (featuring Brian Wilson): You Are So Beautiful
  • The Ladykillers: Celebrate The News
  • Chris Farmer: California Sleepwalkin'
  • Randell Kirsch & Christian Love: Falling Away As We Rise
  • Carnie Wilson (w/ Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford): Forever
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SPRING 2008 - Endless Summer Quarterly Special Edition, Friends 40th Edition:

The Spring 2008 edition of Endless Summer Quarterly [ESQ] celebrates the 40th Anniversary of 'Friends' with collected comments from Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and Stephen Kalinich with rare pictures; a special tribute section in the memory of Mike Meros is also included.

 


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