The Beach Boys Set For Primetime Grammy Salute; Weezer To Perform

Members Of The Beach Boys Pose At The 54th Annual Grammy Awards In Los Angeles
Members of the Beach Boys Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine pose at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 12, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)(GRAMMYS-BACKSTAGE)

Chattanooga, TN – The Pulse:

“America’s Band” — the Beach Boys — will be honored on February 8th with the taping of CBS’ A Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys. Tickets are available for the event, which will happening in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre.

Although details remain scarce, during a chat with Consequence Sound last month, Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo spoke about the band’s involvement in the upcoming TV event: “We’re in the midst of figuring out which Beach Boys songs we want to cover, and oh my God, it’s incredibly fun. It feels so good to play and sing these songs. And I’m reminded of how much I used them as a model when I was first starting out writing songs for Weezer.”

We asked Beach Boys frontman Mike Love if he attributes the group’s legendary harmonies to him and his cousins — BrianDennis, and Carl Wilson — all sharing a bloodline:

The band’s primary songwriter and producer Brian Wilson is a man who has literally logged thousands of hours in the recording studio. When asked to name his favorite Beach Boys track — he didn’t hesitate:

The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine told us that the most enduring and beloved tracks on Pet Sounds — such as “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Sloop John B,” and “God Only Knows” — have always held a special place in his heart:

No airdate has been announced for CBS’ A Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys. For ticket info, logo on to: