WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Brian 1942-

Works: 354 works in 966 publications in 3 languages and 22,709 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Popular music  Biography  Biographical films  Drama  Musical films  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Music  Soul music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Producer, Singer, Commentator, Lyricist, led, Adapter, Narrator, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: ML420.W5525, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Brian Wilson
The union by Elton John( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 753 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
Brian Wilson presents Smile by Brian Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 734 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)
Blue moo : 17 jukebox hits from way back never by Sandra Boynton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of seventeen jukebox songs accompanied by illustrations and text
Greatest hits by Elton John( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endless summer by Brian Wilson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 454 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
20 good vibrations, the greatest hits by Beach Boys( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 427 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 )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 421 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
The SMiLE sessions by Beach Boys( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 408 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
Don't give up on me by Solomon Burke( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theremin : an electronic odyssey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining film about Léon Thérémin, a Russian émigré who pioneered the field of electronic music 4 decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks
A child's celebration of lullaby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 372 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
Brian Wilson by Brian Wilson( Recording )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy nominees( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD 8139
No pier pressure by Brian Wilson( Recording )

12 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neues Album des Musikgenies. Ob mit den Beach Boys oder später als Solokünstler, stets hat Brian Wilson seine aussergewöhnlichen Qualitäten gezeigt. 'No pier pressure' ist ein Sammelsurium von Popsongs, die Wilson für jeden seiner Albumgäste speziell arrangiert hat. Mit dabei sind David Marks, Blondie Chaplin, Kacey Musgraves, She & Him, Sebu Cimonian (Capital Cities) u.a
In the key of Disney by Brian Wilson( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 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
New dawn by Libera (Musical group)( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Wilson : love & mercy by Brian Wilson( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For our children( Recording )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family songs sung by today's superstars to benefit the Pediatric AIDS Research
Curious George 2. music from and inspired by the motion picture by Heitor Pereira( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the soundtrack to Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.13 for Love & mer ... to 0.75 for I just was ...)

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Brian Wilson Amerikaans muzikant

Brian Wilson amerikansk musiker, sanger, låtskriver og produsent

Brian Wilson amerykański muzyk rockowy, członek The Beach Boys

Brian Wilson bassista, pianista e cantante statunitense

Brian Wilson musicien américain

Brian Wilson US-amerikanischer Musiker

Wilson, B. 1942-

Wilson, Brian Douglas

Браян Вілсон

Уилсон, Брайан

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

بريان ويلسون

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English (194)

German (4)

Japanese (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 taleContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music