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The Summer 2018 issue of Endless Summer Quarterly magazine [ESQ] is now available and features coverage of The Beach Boys new album The Beach Boys with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Exclusive interviews with Brother Records President, and Executive Producer Jerry Schilling, Producers Nick Patrick and Don Reedman, and Beach Boys Mike Love and Al Jardine.

The summer issue also includes a 50th Anniversary article on The Beach Boys' 1968 Summer Single, "Do It Again" by Robert Flory.

The Spring 2018 issue of ESQ is a complete celebration of The Beach Boys' 1968 Friends album. The issue includes exclusive interviews with Mike Love, Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford, Stephen Kalinich, Alan Boyd and Mark Linett and a well-crafted timeline of events surrounding the lives of Mike, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson and Al Jardine during the first quarter of 1968. The Friends album section includes an introduction by Peter Reum, sessionography by Craig Slowinski, album cover art history by Malcolm C. Searles and album review by Probyn Gregory.

The Winter 2017 issue of ESQ magazine celbrates the Wild Honey album with interviews with Mike Love, Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford with new articles by Peter Reum and Phillip Lambert, and sessionography by Craig Slowinski.

The Fall 2017 edition focuses on events from 1967 and the aborted Lei'd In Hawaii album, Ian Rusten's reflective evaluation of the group's touring dynamic during that time. Also included are in-depth interviews with Carnie and Wendy Wilson on the 20th anniversary of The Wilsons CD that they worked on with their father Brian.

The Summer 2017 edition of ESQ on The Beach Boys' Smiley Smile album features new interviews with Brian Wilson and Mike Love, as well as archival interview content from Al Jardine and engineer Steve Desper. Articles from Peter Reum, Malcolm C. Searles and Craig Slowinski are also included.

In the event you're new to Endless Summer Quarterly magazine, we highly recommend you take your time looking around, and visit the BUY ESQ page to view ESQ’s complete back issue catalogue.

SUBSCRIBE today to be eligible for ESQ's PRIZE BOXES. Recent giveaway items have included special Pet Sounds and "Good Vibrations" items; books from Brian and Mike; and much more! Our subscriber gieveaways continue throughout 2017, and ESQ is the only Beach Boys-related outlet where you can win prizes just for being a subscriber. Follow us on our Facebook page for giveaway announcements. All winners will be contacted directly once selected.

A few reminders: Back issues (or sample issues) sometimes can take up to four to six weeks to ship because ESQ is - just like it has been since 1987 - a small business. Be sure and head over and have a listen to the Good Vibrations radio program.

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In Music, 
David Beard



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