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    • I Am Brian Wilson

    • By: Brian Wilson, Ben Greenman - contributor
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music ever recorded. With intricate harmonies, symphonic structures, and wide-eyed lyrics that explored life's most transcendent joys and deepest sorrows, songs like "In My Room", "God Only Knows", and "Good Vibrations" forever expanded the possibilities of pop songwriting.

    Non-member price: $36.54

    • I Am Brian Wilson

    • The genius behind the Beach Boys
    • By: Brian Wilson, Ben Greenman - contributor
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing. As cofounder of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music ever recorded. With intricate harmonies, symphonic structures, and wide-eyed lyrics that explored life's most transcendent joys and deepest sorrows, songs like 'In My Room', 'God Only Knows' and 'Good Vibrations' forever expanded the possibilities of pop songwriting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best audio book ever. love you Brian...surfs up

    • By Matyhew Goodyear on 04-10-2017

    Non-member price: $37.45

    • Emotional Rescue

    • Essays on Love, Loss, and Life - with a Soundtrack
    • By: Ben Greenman
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    What songs have made up your life's soundtrack? Which have captured your every mood and deepest sentiments? Pop music, like no other form of entertainment or art, is capable of articulating our feelings, desires, joy, and pain. In a few soul-grabbing minutes, artists from every genre - from Little Richard to Lou Reed, Willie Nelson to Wu-Tang Clan, Sly and the Family Stone to the Rolling Stones - can help us understand our place in our own lives.

    Non-member price: $15.36

    • Ich bin Brian Wilson

    • By: Brian Wilson, Ben Greenman
    • Narrated by: Dirk von Lowtzow
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brian Wilson ist genialer Musiker, der uns unzählige Welthits wie "Surfin USA" oder "Good Vibrations" und das Jahrhundertalbum "Pet Sounds" geschenkt hat. Der amerikanische Rolling Stone hat ihn unter die 20 wichtigsten Künstler aller Zeiten gewählt. Brian Wilson ist auch ein labiler Mensch, der sich mit Tabletten, Drogen und Alkohol immer wieder in Zonen bewegt hat, aus der man ohne fremde Hilfe nicht heil herauskommt.

    Non-member price: $27.02