The Beach Boys :: That Same Song (with Gospel Choir)

This clip, from an NBC special on connection with the release of the 15 Big Ones album, featuring the Beach Boys singing "live" with the Alexander Hamilton Double Rock Baptist Choir, is eyebrow-raising for many reasons, most obviously Brian's physical appearance as he was clearly struggling with health issues connected to his "prescribed" public re-emergence from the reclusive lifestyle he adopted in the late 60s and early 70s following his retreat from live performance. The marketing tagline for album was "Brian Is Back!", which arguably didn't ring fully true until fairly recently; nevertheless, it . . .

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