Beach Boys release 1965 concerts online

The Beach Boys have released two previously unissued live concert recordings as the digital download-only album Live in Chicago 1965.

The release features two concerts recorded March 26 and 27, 1965, at the Arie Crown Theater along with rehearsal recordings of four tunes.

Here's the track list:

Live at the Arie Crown Theater, Chicago – March 26, 1965
  1. Intro
  2. Do You Wanna Dance
  3. Little Honda
  4. Surfin’ U.S.A.
  5. Don’t Worry Baby
  6. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow
  7. Monster Mash
  8. Louie Louie
  9. Hawaii
  10. Surfer Girl
  11. Runaway
  12. Shut Down
  13. Wendy
  14. Please Let Me Wonder
  15. Fun Fun Fun
  16. I Get Around
  17. Johnny B. Goode
Live at the Arie Crown Theater, Chicago – March 27, 1965
  1. Intro
  2. Do You Wanna Dance
  3. Hawaii
  4. Please Let Me Wonder
  5. Surfer Girl
  6. Runaway
  7. Louie Louie
  8. Fun Fun Fun
  9. 409
  10. Shut Down
  11. Monster Mash
  12. Surfin’ U.S.A.
  13. Little Honda
  14. Wendy
  15. In My Room
  16. Don’t Worry Baby
  17. I Get Around
  18. Johnny B. Goode
  19. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow
  1. Louie Louie
  2. Little Honda
  3. Surfin’ USA
  4. Wendy

The release is a way of protecting overseas copyright on previously unreleased recordings over 50 years old. By issuing the recordings themselves, the Beach Boys retain copyright over them. The release follows on similar copyright-prompted releases by the band over the past few years, along with releases by the Beatles, Bob Dylan and the Motown label.

New trailer: "Star Trek: Beyond"

Happy Holiday Idea: Hot Dr. Pepper!