Moon, surfing, and what we doing questions....

Alan McKendree amck at
Fri Jun 22 10:11:28 CDT 2007

>I much prefer "Smile" to "Pet Sounds", which I played last night. 
>The whole world tells me I should love Pet Sounds, as it has 
>wonderful harmonies, and captures the innocence of youth, etc.  But 
>I just don't get it.  Apart from the singles, the songs are dull. 
>But I feel I'm the only person in the world that doesn't like it.

I listened to "Pet Sounds" once and totally failed to appreciate 
whatever groundbreaking things are claimed for it by its fans. 
"Smile", OTOH, I like a lot.  Hearing the extended "Good Vibrations" 
in context is very cool.

"the average Texan...carries not just a gun but a SHOTGUN."
     --Pete Townshend, 1967

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