‘Love and Mercy’ — Brian Wilson LIVE!
Considered one of the greatest American songwriters of all time, Wilson, 73, delighted the audience with such hits as ‘California Girls,’ ‘I Get Around,’ ‘Wouldn’t it be Nice,’ ‘In My Room,’ ‘Don’t Worry Baby,’ ‘Surfin’ USA,’ ‘and many more!
Founding Beach Boys member, Al Jardine, joined Wilson on a number of signature Beach Boys tunes including ‘Barbara Ann,’‘Sloop John B,’ ‘Help Me Rhonda,’ and several new songs from Wilson’s latest recording, ‘No Pier Pressure.’
Highlights of the performance included Wilson’s masterpieces ‘God Only Knows,’ ‘Good Vibrations,’ and ‘Love and Mercy,’ all of which elicited heart-felt standing ovations from the ecstatic crowd.
For an outstanding Jersey venue for live music, look no further than Bergen PAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., in Englewood, NJ, where future performances include 60s Rewind featuring The Happenings, Lou Christie, & The Drifters on Jan. 17; Three Dog Night on Jan. 28; and Darlene Love on Feb. 13. For more info, go to bergenpac.org.