Wednesday, May 16, 2012

40 Year Itch: A Mess Of Help


On May 16. 1972...two days after the release of Carl And The Passions, The Beach Boys (minus Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnson; plus Daryl Dragon, Ricky Fataar and Blondie Chaplin) play their new single "You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone" on the BBC2's Old Whistle Test.

What was Brian up to?

The answer is here .


  1. You're doing a great job, I love this period of the Beach Boys, and I loved learning about American Spring.