I WAS THERE!
Bass Player|February 2021
A historic moment in bass world—recalled by those who were there to see it

The Beach Boys record Pet Sounds in 1966

Has any rock concept album gone further out than Pet Sounds, the troubled Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson’s finest hour? Subject in its 55-year lifetime to a sequence of reissues, box sets, and learned analyses, the sprawling collection of songs was largely recorded in 1966 by the Wrecking Crew, the elite session musicians who appeared on thousands of hits from the era.

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