OF MY TRIBUTE TO
GIRL GROUPS OF THE 60S
AND ONE OF THE PET PROJECTS
OF BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON.
on Brian Wilson professionally. Wilson used Spector's
"The One You Can't Have," the A side
of The Honeys' third Capitol single.
Christmas classic "Little Saint Nick."
a demo recorded by the Honeys in 1963,
could have been a crossover country hit.
It reminds me of Connie Francis singing
"My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own."
recording that reflects the Honeys' evolution
from surf trio to Spector style girl group.
by dozens of name music acts during the 60s.
and the Crew build a mighty Wall of Sound
other credentials of Glen Campbell, a man who made
significant contributions to the soundtrack of our youth.
* Glen was a busy Los Angeles session musician and
played on recordings made by Elvis, Frank Sinatra,
Nancy Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Monkees,
Ricky Nelson, Nat King Cole and many other artists.
* Glen was a member of Phil Spector's Wrecking Crew.
* Glen was the uncredited lead vocalist of the
psychedelic sunshine pop group Sagittarius.
* Glen was a touring member of the Beach Boys.
the onset of his mental illness. Two weeks after he
married one of the Honeys, Marilyn Rovell, Brian
Houston on the eve of a Beach Boys tour.
Brian dropped out of stage performing to
focus exclusively on songwriting and
producing. Glen Campbell was
summoned to stand in for Brian
on tour until Bruce Johnston became
gift for his stint subbing as a Beach Boy. Brian Wilson
emerging genius and gave us a preview of the
techniques he used shortly thereafter in his
album masterpiece Pet Sounds.
This record gives me goose bumps!
Live on Shindig May 19, 1965 )
Mary (Shelley Fabares) on the hit family
TV series The Donna Reed Show.
with "He Don't Love Me," her final Colpix Records release.
best recordings of Shelley's career, yet it failed to chart.
discovering on this musical journey, uncharted gems
outnumber those that made the chart. Shelley's single
Shelley's platter captures the same sound and feel.
"He Don't Love Me" but you gotta love Shelley!
SWEET SOUNDS FROM