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Brian Wilson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group. He originally functioned as the band's songwriter, producer, co-lead vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, and de facto leader. Wilson is considered a major innovator in the field of music production, the principal originator of the California Sound, one of the first music producer auteurs, and the first rock producer to use the studio as its own instrument. The unusual creative control Capitol gave him over his own records effectively set a precedent that allowed other bands and artists to act as their own producers or co-producers. He was a major influence on the retrospectively-termed "sunshine pop" and Flower Power music that proceeded.


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Born:
Jun 20, 1942 In Inglewood, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
49
First Appeared:
In the movie Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road
Latest Project:
Movie Streetlight Harmonies 2020-03-31
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Poster of Full House
Poster of The Dick Cavett Show
Poster of Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution
Filmography
Movie Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road 2022
Movie Streetlight Harmonies Self 2020-03-31
Movie My Music: A Classic Christmas Himself - the Beach Boys (archive footage) 2019-11-16
Movie The Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds 2017-04-07
Movie Brian Wilson at la Baloise Session 2016-10-31
Movie The Beach Boys: A Long Promised Road - Volume 1 & 2 - 1962-1971 Himself 2016-05-13
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015-09-08
Movie I Hope You Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song 2015-11-26
Movie Brian Wilson and Friends: A Soundstage Special Event Himself 2015-10-11
Movie The Beach Boys - Live in Concert 50th Anniversary 2012-11-19
Movie Classic Albums: The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds 2010-11-19
Movie Brian Wilson: That Lucky Old Sun Himself 2009-01-26
Movie The Wrecking Crew Himself 2008-03-11
Movie Beach Boys: Surfin' Success 2008-01-01
Movie Cease to Exist 2007-06-14
Movie Tales of the Rat Fink The Surfite 2006-01-01
Movie The Beach Boys: Wouldn't It Be Nice 2005-01-09
Movie Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE Himself 2005-06-12
Movie Live 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Movie The Beach Boys - California Surfin Himself 2004-01-01
Movie Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile Himself 2004-10-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Good Timin': Live at Knebworth England 1980 Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Pet Stories 2003-10-20
Movie The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert Himself 2003-04-20
Movie Brian Wilson: On Tour Himself 2003-03-17
Movie Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself 2002-06-03
Series Hack Unknown 2002-09-27
Movie The Beach Boys: Endless Harmony Himself 2000-03-14
Movie The Beach Boys and The Satan Himself 1997-10-17
Movie Brian Wilson: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times Himself 1995-05-31
Movie The Making of Sgt. Pepper Himself 1992-06-14
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin Himself - Guest 1991-10-01
Series Full House Brian Wilson 1987-09-22
Movie The Return of Bruno Brian Wilson 1987-02-17
Movie The Beach Boys: An American Band Himself 1985-11-22
Movie Live Aid Self 1985-07-13
Movie The Beach Boys: Live at Knebworth 1980-01-02
Movie The Beach Boys: A Celebration Concert Self 1980-07-04
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie The Beach Boys: It's OK Himself - Beach Boys member 1976-11-22
Movie The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour 1976-11-22
Series The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968-06-06
Series Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution 1967-04-25
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966-01-25
Movie The Girls on the Beach Themselves 1965-05-12
Movie The Monkey's Uncle Himself 1965-08-18
Movie The T.A.M.I. Show Self (as The Beach Boys) 1964-12-29