Good Vibrations (PENGUINRANDOM)
Wednesday • September 13 • 7pm
U District store
Legendary front man of The Beach Boys, Mike Love, visits our store for a signing of his memoir, Good Vibrations. In it, he tells the full story of the band that spread California vibes across the globe over a triumphant five-decade career of quixotic harmonies. Love recalls the overnight success of America's favorite surf band while painting a vivid portrait of the raucous lives of the band members. Join us for a reading with Love as he discusses the age-defying longevity of The Beach Boys. We're picking up good vibrations on this event!
Mike Love is a founding member of The Beach Boys, considered to be the most popular American band in history, with 13 Gold Albums, 55 top-100 singles, and four #1 hits. Love has been the lead singer of the group one of its principal lyricists since its inception in 1961. His credits include such pop classics as "Good Vibrations," "California Girls," "I Get Around," "Fun Fun Fun," and "Kokomo." Love has received an Ella Award for his song writing, and, as part of The Beach Boys, he is a member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; the Vocal Group Hall of Fame; and has received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.