Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

The Beach Boys: Royal Festival Hall, London

Keith Altham, NME, 3 June 1972

I AM, it should be emphasised, a Beach Boys freak from way back, to 'Wendy' and 'Surfin' U.S.A.', through Pet Sounds to Surfs Up, and I went to the Royal Festival Hall prepared not to like the new look band with their auxiliary members Blondie Chaplin and Ricky Fataar — I was completely converted. They were superb!

Total word count of piece: 299

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: