WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Brian 1942-

Works: 244 works in 724 publications in 3 languages and 18,168 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Rock music  Biography  Music  Juvenile works  Soul music  Surf music  Live sound recordings  Demo recordings  Alternate takes (Sound recordings) 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Arranger, Interviewee, Producer, Commentator, Singer, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Instrumentalist, Adapter, Editor
Classifications: M1630.18.W55, 782.42164
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Wilson
Brian Wilson presents Smile by Brian Wilson( Recording )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New recordings of unreleased songs recorded in 1967 by the Beach Boys 1967 album, performed by Wilson and his touring band (not the original Beach Boys)
The union by Elton John( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marks the culmination of a mutual musical adoration that began in the late 1960s, ahead of John's debut U.S. performance in 1970 at the Troubadour Club in Los Angeles. Includes the single If It Wasn't for Bad
Endless summer by Brian Wilson( Recording )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surfin' safari -- Surfer girl -- Catch a wave -- The warmth of the sun --Surfin' USA -- Be true to your school -- Little deuce coupe -- In my room --Shut down -- Fun, fun, fun -- I get around -- The girls on the beach --Wendy -- Let him run wild -- Don't worry baby -- California girls --Girl don't tell me -- Help me, Rhonda -- You're so good to me -- All summer long -- Good vibrations
Brian Wilson reimagines Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Gershwin, Brian Wilson is one of the great composers of the last 100 years. On this album, Wilson has re-recorded and reimagined twelve classic songs from the Gershwin Brothers and completed two new Wilson/Gershwin compositions. The Gershwin estate gave Wilson access to rare, unfinished pieces of music by George Gershwin, with which Wilson crafted collaborative compositions unlike anything the world has seen
That lucky old sun by Brian Wilson( Recording )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...when Wilson is on his game, you feel lucky to still be soaking up his rays."--Entertainment Weekly
Greatest hits by Elton John( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue moo 17 jukebox hits from way back never by Sandra Boynton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of seventeen jukebox songs accompanied by illustrations and text
20 good vibrations, the greatest hits by Beach Boys( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beach Boys' sound has become the sound of summer. The band's tight harmonies and beach party music created many memorable hits like I Get Around. This collection has twenty of the band's best, from Surfin' Safari to Kokomo
The SMiLE sessions by Beach Boys( Recording )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded between 1966 and 1967, Smile was intended to be a pop rock masterpiece as well as the follow up to the Beach Boys' acclaimed Pet Sounds album. But the master tapes were shelved, and the album was never released. Now this piece of rock history comes to life with a two-disc set that provides an in-depth overview of the recording sessions and the album itself
A child's celebration of lullaby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lullabies with various singers such as Lena Horn, Kathie Lee Gifford, Linda Ronstadt, Raffi, Taj Mahal and many others
Don't give up on me by Solomon Burke( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No pier pressure by Brian Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy nominees( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Brian Wilson by Brian Wilson( Recording )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the key of Disney by Brian Wilson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Wilson brings his inimitable style to the Disney songbook in an ambitious album which brings together two icons of the California experience - the original and founding member of the Beach Boys and Disney
The art of McCartney by Paul McCartney( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Def Leppard, Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, and Bob Dylan are just some of the artists who pay tribute to one of the greatest musicians and songwriters of the twentieth century, Sir Paul McCartney
For our children( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family songs sung by today's superstars to benefit the Pediatric AIDS Research
Good vibrations thirty years of the Beach Boys by Beach Boys( Recording )

7 editions published in 1993 in Undetermined and English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every child deserves a lifetime songs from the For our children series( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious George 2. music from and inspired by the motion picture by Heitor Pereira( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack to the playful and fun-filled cross-country adventure of everyone's favorite inquisitive monkey and the Man with the Yellow Hat
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.12 for Blue moo 1 ... to 0.77 for Brian Wils ...)

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Alternative Names
Brian Wilson Amerikaans muzikant

Brian Wilson amerykański muzyk rockowy, członek The Beach Boys

Brian Wilson bassista, pianista e cantante statunitense

Brian Wilson musicien amricain

Brian Wilson US-amerikanischer Musiker

Wilson, B. 1942-

Wilson, Brian Douglas

Браян Вілсон

Уилсон, Брайан

בריאן וילסון

برایان ویلسون خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، خواننده، ترانه‌سرا، و آهنگساز آمریکایی

بريان ويلسون

브라이언 윌슨

ウイルソン, ブライアン




English (171)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

The nearest faraway place : Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California experienceInside the music of Brian Wilson : the songs, sounds, and influences of the Beach Boys' founding geniusWouldn't it be nice : Brian Wilson and the making of the Beach Boys' Pet soundsBrian Wilson & the Beach Boys : how deep is the ocean? : essays & conversations exploring the mysteries of their incomparable musical accomplishmentsSmile : the story of Brian Wilson's lost masterpieceBack to the beach : a Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys readerBrian Wilson a Beach Boy's taleBrian Wilson : an art book