Carl Wilson

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Genres: Country, Pop, Rock, Seasonal, World

Born Dec. 21, 1946 in Hawthorne, CA, Carl Dean Wilson was the youngest of three sons by Murry Wilson, a frustrated songwriter and producer, and his wife, Audree. Like his older brother, Brian, Carl Wilson developed an interest in music at an early age after seeing Western swing guitarist Spade Cooley on his weekly television variety series, "The Hoffman Hayride" (KTLA, 1948-1957). He received his first guitar at the age of 12, and soon began working on basic rock-n-roll chords while experimenting with Brian on rudimentary recordings in their shared bedroom. In 1961, the 14-year-old Wilson reluctantly became the lead guitarist in a pop-rock group organized by Brian that included their brother...

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I'm Just A Country Boy

Pride Of Scotland

Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song

Christmas With Carl Wilson

Six Days On The Road

Loving You

After All These Years

Thank God For The Radio

More Albums

Popular Television:
1998 AMC's American Pop! (01/02/99)
1998 Beach Boys: The Lost Concert
1996 Beach Boys: Nashville Sounds
1994 Brian Wilson: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times
1994 History of Rock 'n' Roll
1980 Beach Boys in Concert
1971 Jerry Reed When You're Hot, You're Hot Hour
Beach Boys 20th Anniversary

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