American Masters

Rare studio footage of the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

Clip: 06/14/2022 | 1m 14s  | Video has closed captioning.

This archival footage from 1966 shows Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys working on "Good Vibrations" in the studio. "Back at that time, there's a lot of upbeat, up-tempo songs but Brian brought in this haunting harmony," said producer and songwriter Linda Perry.

Aired: 06/14/22

Rating: NR

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