Mike Love

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Mike Love
Mike Love 2018.jpg
Love performing in concert, 2018.
Background information
Birth nameMichael Edward Love
Born (1941-03-15) March 15, 1941 (age 79)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OriginHawthorne, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1961–present
Labels
Associated acts

Michael Edward Love (born March 15, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. He co-founded the Beach Boys.[1]

Love was one of Brian Wilson's collaborators during the Beach Boys' peak in the 1960s. The best known Wilson–Love songs were "Fun, Fun, Fun" (1964), "California Girls" (1965), and "Good Vibrations" (1966).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wolgolf, James (September 2016). "Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and the Psychodrama Behind the Beach Boys' Sun-Streaked Legacy". Vanity Fair.
  2. Hudak, Joseph. "The Beach Boys – 100 Greatest Artists". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2015-08-13.