Former Beach Boy is recognised for musical contributions

Brian Wilson will be honoured by the Los Angeles City Council at a City Hall ceremony tomorrow (September 12), it was announced today.

The former Beach Boy is being recognised for his musical contributions to the city he calls home, according to a statement.

“In the 46 years since Brian Wilson wrote the lyric ‘if everybody had an ocean’, nobody has done more to define the Southern California experience than The Beach Boys,” the statement said.

Council members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge are among the city officials who will be on hand to present Wilson with the honour at the event.

Meanwhile, Wilson is set to perform three consecutive shows at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend, as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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