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Good Vibrations by Mike Love and James S. Hirsch

Good Vibrations

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Good Vibrations by Mike Love and James S. Hirsch
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Sep 12, 2017 | ISBN 9780735212336

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“More than a half-century’s worth of inside information about the Beach Boys.” The New York Times
“[Good Vibrations] is rich with Beach Boys info . . . some meaty insights, new stories even the most diehard Beach Boys fan has never heard, and Love’s own take on much-told tales . . . a crucial addition to the library shelf.”—Bob Ruggerio, Houston Press

“Riveting…fascinating…how the music transcended the story and spread California sunshine around the globe…. Love is able to articulate the depth of his feelings for the music in a way that will send fans back to their stereos to crank up ‘Surfin’ U.S.A.’ and ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ and ‘The Warmth of the Sun’ whether they have an ocean handy or not.” —Sarah Rodman, Los Angeles Times

“If it’s the jumbo popcorn bag of Beach Boys lore you saltily crave, then Love’s Good Vibrations should hold you the length of the circus. In the battle of the Beach Boys memoirs, it’s the better read: lively, informative, thumbtacked with crazy specifics… It’s all here and then some.” —James Wolcott, Vanity Fair 

“Love transfixes readers with his stories of the rise and fall of the band, his own work as a songwriter, and his deep engagement with spirituality and the ways that it has influenced his music…. [a] sobering look at the ups and downs of a rock and roll band…ends on a note of hope that music can provide harmony in word and spirit for a struggling world.” —Publishers Weekly

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