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The Beach Boys: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles

Steven Rosen, Sounds, 1973

THE HOLLYWOOD Palladium had its chandeliers rattled Friday evening when the legendary Beach Boys performed before a sold-out audience of full-fledged, out-and-out surfers. A long awaited concert by many, the Beach Boys offered two-and-a-half hours of aural evidence that they will go down in the musical history books as one of the greatest groups that ever hailed from America.

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