Richard Allinson and producer Steve Levine's occasional series on pop's top producers continues with studio superman Brian Wilson, featuring original takes of Wouldn't It Be Nice and Good Vibrations, and Jeff Foskett's exploration of the vocal layering of The Warmth of the Sun using his own a cappella version. Plus other Beach Boys classics and discussion of Wilson's wizardry by producers Tony Visconti, George Martin and Don Was, "lost Beach Boy" David L Marks, Graham Nash, drummer Hal Blaine, bassist Carol Kaye and Beach Boy Bruce Johnston. Producer Neil Myners
5/6. Tonight's show features singer Felix Cavaliere of blue-eyed-soul 60s US chart stars the Rascals, whose hits include GoodLovin', the 1967 radio classics Groovin' and How Can I Be Sure, and 1968's A Beautiful
Morning and People Got to Be Free. Cavaliere discusses the band's career with the predominantly black Atlantic Records and recalls working with Ahmet Ertegun , Jerry Wexler , Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd.
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