Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Westerberg, Oct 8, 2013.
In your honest opinion, who wrote better songs; McCartney or Wilson?
No need to bring Lennon into this discussion, he's the king.
One of Pauls better early songs.
Seeing as how Pet Sounds was a significant influence on Paul & Johns writing of Sergeant Peppers, one would have to deduce that Brian Wilson was
This song is so fucking great.
Some people still have no idea what a genius Brian Wilson was.
You can be influenced by someone and still be better than them. Otherwise there would be no talent left in the world.
One of my most favorite songs ever
Yep, I've read that story.
There was a whole competition between the Beatles and the Beach Boys most folks don't know about.
Somebody posted this here a while back and it's really good. Worth the hour and a half. I believe they touch on the Beatles/Beach Boys thing.
Wait, so this thread isn't about Ann and Nancy from Heart?
McCartney. Fuck Wilson.
In this case Brian Wilson was a better talent. Unfortunately, his battle with profound mental illness kept him from realizing his true potential
Kurt Cobain blew his brains out. Point?
I've heard many an interview where Paul stated that this particular song left him in absolute awe of Brian Wilsons abilities, and pushed he & Lennon to reach even further into their bag of songwriting tricks