What is BehindTheBeat?Music lovers need music. But there's more to music than just hearing and feeling it. Artists want to touch their audience, and fans want to get closer to the artists. BehindTheBeat presents the voices of the artists themselves, speaking about their music, their inspiration, and their creative lives. Listen and discover.
Monthly Archives: January 2005
What were they thinking? In 1965, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys was at the height of his pop fame and embarked on a bold musical project: "Smile." Van Dyke Parks was the lyricist and accompanied him on the journey … Continue reading
Rosalie Sorrels’ Grammy-nominated CD is a special live performance from Harvard’s Sanders Theater recorded in 2002. Sorrels grew up in Idaho wanting to be an opera singer. She became a renowned folk singer and member of the Beat Generation’s circle … Continue reading