Describe the formula used by Brian Wilson to achieve the Beach Boys sound?

This is an essay question I need to answer for my history of rock music class and I can't seem to find the right answer for it. Please HELP!!!!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Brian loved the harmonies of The Four Freshmen. As a teenager, he would sit in his room and listen to their songs over and over until he had every vocal part memorized. He would then gather up his cousin Mike Love, two brothers Carl and Dennis, and friend Al Jardine and teach them the different vocal parts. Brian would them have them sing over and over until they were harmonizing just right.

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