Birth Name: Brian Douglas Wilson
Birth Place: Inglewood, California, United States
Years Active: 1961–present
Genres: Rock, Pop, Outsider Music
Brian Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, best known as the leader and chief songwriter of the group The Beach Boys. Within the band, Wilson played bass and keyboards, also providing part-time lead vocals and, more often, backing vocals, harmonizing in falsetto with the group. Besides being the primary composer in The Beach Boys, he also functioned as the band's main producer and arranger. Wilson was responsible for writing and soon produced most of the Beach Boys earliest and most successful music including more than two dozen Top 40 hits and a large portion of the songs on most of the bands 1960's albums. In the mid-60's Wilson started to use his increasingly creative ambi...
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