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The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert

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The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert

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We gave it a B-

This 18-minute tape of a 1964 concert was ”lost” until last year — but that doesn’t mean there was a pressing need to find The Beach Boys: The Lost concert. With workmanlike run-throughs of hits like ”Fun, Fun, Fun” and ”Surfin’ U.S.A.,” the concert captures a well-rehearsed band sounding just fine. Unfortunately, there’s not a whole lot to look at; Mike Love attempts gawky dance moves while Brian and Carl Wilson just look scared. Sure, it’s interesting to see the Boys young and raw, but their leaden stage presence makes this simply a curiosity. B-