WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Brian 1942-

Works: 441 works in 1,397 publications in 6 languages and 25,741 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Popular music  Biographies  Autobiographies  Biographical films  Drama  Musical films  Documentary films  Children's songs  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Arranger, Interviewee, Producer, Singer, Lyricist, Commentator, Dedicatee, 665, Adapter, led, Narrator, Creator, Editor, v=v
Classifications: ML420.W5525, B
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Most widely held works about Brian Wilson
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Most widely held works by Brian Wilson
Echo in the canyon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary celebrating the explosion of popular music that came out of LA's Laurel Canyon in the mid-'60s as folk went electric and the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and the Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film includes conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (the Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (the Mamas & the Papas), Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield), David Crosby, Roger McGuinn (the Byrds), their contemporaries Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, and younger followers Jackson Browne and Tom Petty, as well as contemporary musicians influenced by their music
Brian Wilson presents Smile by Brian Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 798 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 )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 698 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
Dirty computer by Janelle Monáe( Recording )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janelle Monae is one of the most unique artists in music today, with a sound and visuals that many compare to Prince. Her highly anticipated third full-length album was introduced with the buzzworthy singles Make me feel and Django Jane
Brian Wilson : love & mercy by Brian Wilson( Recording )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theremin : an electronic odyssey( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining film about Leon Theremin, a Russian émigré, who pioneered the field of electronic music four decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and helped usher in technological warfare between Cold War Super Powers years before Ian Fleming created the fictional super spy James Bond. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks
Endless summer by Brian Wilson( Recording )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 435 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
Blue moo : 17 jukebox hits from way back never by Sandra Boynton( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy-nominated Sandra Boynton's 2008 release is her first since 2004's Philadelphia Chickens. It recreates the fabulous jukebox era with a stack of tunes written by Boynton and her songwriting partner, Michael Ford
Greatest hits by Elton John( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 good vibrations, the greatest hits by Beach Boys( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Undetermined and English and held by 408 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
Brian Wilson reimagines Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 407 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
The SMiLE sessions by Beach Boys( Recording )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 392 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
That lucky old sun by Brian Wilson( Recording )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical love letter about Southern California. Brian Wilson continues the awe-inspiring concept album journey that has evolved since the Beach Boys' 1966 classic Pet Sounds. Features a mix of songs and spoken narratives
New dawn by Libera (Musical group)( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No pier pressure by Brian Wilson( Recording )

17 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of popular music's most deeply revered figures returns with his eleventh solo studio album. Joining him here are some of his former Beach Boys bandmates as well as Kacey Musgraves, fun.'s Nate Ruess, and more
A child's celebration of lullaby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 319 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
Grammy nominees( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biopic sobre el músico y compositor Brian Wilson, fundador de los Beach Boys, sobre su influencia en la música, y sus problemas nerviosos que propiciaron su relación con el controvertido terapeuta Dr. Eugene Landy
In the key of Disney by Brian Wilson( Recording )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 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
Curious George 2. music from and inspired by the motion picture by Heitor Pereira( Recording )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the soundtrack to Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.13 for Love & mer ... to 0.64 for Brian Wils ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 geniusContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in musicWouldn'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 tale
Alternative Names
Brian Douglas Wilson

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson Amerikaans muzikant

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Brian Wilson amerykański muzyk rockowy, członek The Beach Boys

Brian Wilson bassista, pianista e cantante statunitense

Brian Wilson musicien américain

Brian Wilson Músico, compositor y cantante estadounidense, fundador de The Beach Boys

Brian Wilson Músico integrante dos Beach Boys

Brian Wilson US-amerikanischer Musiker

Brian Wilson Wilson, Brian, 1942 -

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Wilson B.

Wilson, B. 1942-

Wilson Brian Douglas

Wilson, Brian Douglas 1942-

Μπράιαν Γουίλσον

Браян Вілсон

Уилсон, Брайан

בריאן וילסון

בריאן וילסון זמר אמריקאי

براين ويلسون

برایان ویلسون

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

بريان ويلسون

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ウイルソン, ブライアン


ブライアン・ウィルソン 米国の音楽家



布赖恩·威尔逊 美國音樂家,歌手,詞曲作者和唱片製作人


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