Beach Boys still having “Fun, Fun, Fun” — and bringing it to San Angelo
Contributed photo/Udo Spreitzenbarth The Beach Boys, led by the sole remaining original member Mike Love, will perform in San Angelo on Wednesday.
… “There was definitely a rivalry between the Beach Boys, Beatles and Rolling Stones,” Mike Love said. “But it wasn’t necessarily a negative thing because we liked each other a lot and pushed each other to be better.”
Love in particular became close to The Beatles after traveling to India to study Transcendental Meditation under the Maharishi. It’s a form of meditation that Love continues to practice.
“It’s definitely enhanced my life and gives me the tools to deal with tension, stress and the tumultuous lifestyle that sometimes comes with being an entertainer.”
Love and Beatle George Harrison, who also became a devotee of the Maharishi, developed a lifelong friendship through the experience.
“George and I celebrated our birthdays in India together,” Love said. “George was a very spiritual guy. I wrote a song about our friendship called ‘Pisces Brothers.’ “…