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Brian Wilson


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Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group. In addition to his unorthodox approaches to pop composition and mastery of recording techniques, Wilson is known for his lifelong struggles with mental illness. He is often referred to as a genius and is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the late 20th century.The Beach Boys were formed by Wilson with his brothers Dennis and Carl, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine. Brian, who grew up influenced by 1950s rock and roll and jazz-based vocal groups, originally functioned as the band's songwriter, producer, co-lead vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, and de facto leader. In 1964, he suffered a nervous breakdown and stopped touring with the group, which led to more personal work such as Pet Sounds (1966) and the unfinished Smile. As his mental health deteriorated, his contributions to the band diminished and, over the next decade, he was known for his reclusive lifestyle and substance abuse. Following a 1992 court-ordered removal from the care of psychologist Eugene Landy, Wilson started receiving conventional medical treatment and, in the late 1990s, he began performing and recording consistently as a solo artist. He remains a member of the Beach Boys' corporation, Brother Records Inc.
Wilson was the first pop artist credited for writing, arranging, producing, and performing his own material. He is considered a major innovator in the field of music production, the principal originator of the California Sound, one of the first music producer auteurs, and the first rock producer to use the studio as its own instrument. The unusual creative control Capitol gave him over his own records effectively set a precedent that allowed other bands and artists to act as their own producers or co-producers. Wilson's success also led to a proliferation of like-minded California producers who helped supplant New York as the center of popular records. The zeitgeist of the early 1960s is commonly associated with his early songs, and he was a major influence on the retrospectively-termed "sunshine pop" and Flower Power music that proceeded.
In later years, Wilson became influential to the spirit of punk rock and was regarded as "godfather" to an era of indie musicians who were inspired by his melodic sensibilities, chamber pop orchestrations, and recording explorations. His honors include being inducted into the 1988 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class and winning Grammy Awards for Brian Wilson Presents Smile (2004) and The Smile Sessions (2011). In lists published by Rolling Stone, Wilson ranked 52 for the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" in 2008 and 12 for the "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time" in 2015. In 2012, music publication NME ranked Wilson number 8 in its "50 Greatest Producers Ever" list, elaborating "few consider quite how groundbreaking Brian Wilson's studio techniques were in the mid-60s". His life was dramatized in the 2014 biopic Love & Mercy.
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Ben Dover

Pornographic actor

  • Desc: Simon James Honey, better known as Ben Dover, is an English pornographic actor, director and producer. He has also worked under several other pseudonyms including Steve Perry as producer and Lindsay Honey as an actor and musician.
  • URL: http://www.ben-dover.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Dover
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 5889.13
Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan

Canadian computer scientist

  • Desc: Brian Wilson Kernighan is a Canadian computer scientist. He worked at Bell Labs and contributed to the development of Unix alongside Unix creators Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Kernighan
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 892.36
Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

American musician

  • Desc: Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group.
  • URL: http://www.brianwilson.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Wilson
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 832.11

Brian Anthony Wilson

American film actor

  • Desc: Brian Anthony Wilson is an American film and television actor. He first appeared in the 1997 film The Postman as Woody. Wilson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been married to Greer M. Richardson since 2005. He stands over six feet tall.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Anthony_Wilson
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 582.98

Brian Wilson

Song by Steven Page

  • Desc: "Brian Wilson" is a song by Canadian band Barenaked Ladies. The song was written by Steven Page as a tribute to the Beach Boys' co-founder Brian Wilson.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Wilson_(song)
  • Type: MusicComposition, Thing
  • Result Score: 545.44

I Am Brian Wilson

Book by Ben Greenman and Brian Wilson

  • Desc: I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir is an autobiographical memoir of American songwriter-musician Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys. It was written through several months of interviews with Ben Greenman.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_Brian_Wilson
  • Type: Book, Thing
  • Result Score: 257.50

Brian Wilson

TV actor

Love & Mercy

2014 film

Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave

Band

  • Desc: Big Daddy Weave is an American contemporary Christian band from Mobile, Alabama composed of Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Joe Shirk, Jeremy Redmon, and Brian Beihl. They are signed to Fervent Records. The band members met in college while attending the University of Mobile.
  • URL: http://www.bigdaddyweave.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Daddy_Weave
  • Type: Thing, MusicGroup
  • Result Score: 152.89
Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

Professional baseball pitcher

  • Desc: Brian Patrick Wilson is a former American professional baseball relief pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 205 pounds.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Wilson_(baseball)
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 150.65

Brian Wilson

Tennis player

Brian Courtney Wilson

American singer

Lionel Loueke

Lionel Loueke

Guitarist

Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks

American musician

Brian Aldiss

Brian Aldiss

Writer

  • Desc: Brian Wilson Aldiss OBE, was an English writer and anthology-editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s. Greatly influenced by science fiction pioneer H. G. Wells, Aldiss was a vice-president of the international H. G. Wells Society. He was co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group.
  • URL: http://www.brianaldiss.co.uk/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Aldiss
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 31.26
The Bollweevils

The Bollweevils

Band

  • Desc: The Bollweevils is a punk band from Chicago, Illinois. The members consist of Daryl Wilson on vocals, Peter Mittler on bass, Ken Fitzner on guitar, and Pete Mumford on drums.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bollweevils
  • Type: Thing, MusicGroup
  • Result Score: 26.65

Brian Wilson

Song by Barenaked Ladies

  • Type: MusicRecording, Thing
  • Result Score: 24.00

Brian Wilson

Song by Brian Wilson

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  • Result Score: 24.00

Brian Wilson

Australian rules footballer

Brian Wilson

Song by Steven Page

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  • Result Score: 24.00
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