Well-written and relevant to today s music scene, young and old fans alike will enjoy Dillon's collection as the band commences its 50th Anniversary Tour this summer. --Publishers Weekly
Best of all, 50 Sides of the Beach Boys does what all great rock books do: it makes you dive back into your collection to re-examine songs you haven t thought about in decades. --Montreal Gazatte
In effect, Dillon joins the reader to the Beach Boys family, extended over 50 years and as many tunes, many of them unexpected choices that will send you back to your iDevice. They might even persuade you to fire up your turntable. --Christian Science Monitor
About the Author
Mark Dillon is a freelance journalist and writer. He is the former editor of Playback
, the business publication of the Canadian film and TV industries. His articles have also appeared in Maclean's, The Globe and Mail, The Hollywood Reporter
and American Cinematographer
. He lives in Toronto.