The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds

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Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 11, 2005 - Music - 121 pages
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User Review  - dasam - LibraryThing

A very good analysis from several perspectives: musicology, lyrics, emotional content, biography. Really enhances listening to the album, which is what good criticism does. Read full review

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

I'm not a fan of the band or the album, I picked this up on the strength of other entries in the series, and with some curiosity as to the iconic status of the Beach Boys and Pet Sounds specifically ... Read full review

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Jim Fusilli is chief rock music critic for the Wall Street Journal and a frequent contributor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered. In addition, he is the author of the award-winning mystery series featuring private investigator Terry Orr and his daughter Bella. The series includes Closing Time, A Well-Known Secret, and Tribeca Blues. The fourth novel in the series, Hard, Hard City, was published by G. P. Putnam in the fall of 2004.

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