Add Some Music To Your Day: Analyzing
and Enjoying the Music of The Beach Boys (Don Cunningham and
This book presents the best of "Add Some
Music," the respected and fondly- remembered Beach Boys
fanzine of 1978-1984. Over 40 newly-edited articles, essays,
and reviews provide a serious and critical perspective on the
music of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys. Book includes articles
on all the band members, musical analysis of 17 of their classics,
critical reviews of oft-overlooked albums, and over 35 rarely
Noteworthy among the 45 articles reprinted and re-edited for this book are
Don Cunningham's in-depth analyses of Brian Wilson's beloved
and acclaimed songs and productions. "Help Me, Rhonda,"
"Surfer Girl," "Good Vibrations," "Don't
Worry Baby," "Heroes and Villains," "California
Girls," and "Sloop John B" are among the classics
Many Beach Boys aficionados consider "Add Some Music,"
a serious journal about the band's artistry and history, to
be the best fanzine ever published about the group. The articles
now collected for the book Add Some Music To Your Day stand
up as exceptionally perceptive commentary on the Beach Boys
-- writing which has never before received wide distribution.