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Brian Wilson Concert--June 13, 2001

Brian Wilson
The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2001

Dave McHarry writes: "Brian dedicated the show to the LA Lakers (playing in the NBA Finals). Brian dedicated Add Some Music To Your Day "to Dennis Wilson". Brian introduced God Only Knows as "Paul McCartney's favorite song". Then, in the middle of the first verse, Paul McCartney made a surprise entrance with his soon-to-be fiancée, Heather Mills, to a standing ovation from the audience, as they made their way to the center section, about 5 rows back (just in front of Rob Reiner, and just behind David and Eva Leaf). Brian immediately "perked up" and then altered the lyrics with "God only knows what I'd be without Paul". His presence seemed to energize Brian and the band. Throughout the remainder of Brian's set, Paul could be seen with his arms in the air clapping and giving Brian encouraging both-handed "thumps up" and "peace" signs. Later in the set, Brian asks "How would you like some Good Vibrations?... OK, Paul" (There was no "cigarette lighter joke" for this show). After Paul Simon's set, Paul McCartney appeared on stage and together the two Pauls did "I've Just Seen A Face" for an encore. All in all, it was really a magical evening!"

Main Vocalist:

Brian Wilson

Backup band included:

Jeffrey Foskett (Guitar, vocals, banjo, percussion)
Bob Lizik (Bass, vocals)
Paul Mertens (Woodwinds, Harmonica, vocals, bass harmonica, bass flute, flute, piccolo, sax)
Darian Sahanaja (Keyboards, vibraphone, vocals)
Nik Wonder (Guitar, vocals)
Probyn Gregory (Guitar, French horn, trumpet, vocals, Tannerin)
Taylor Mills (vocals)
Scott Bennett (vocals, keyboards, vibraphone, quiro, bicycle horn, tambourine)
Jim Hines (drums)
Andy Paley (vocals, percussion, keyboards)

SETLIST

1. The Little Girl I Once Knew
2. Dance Dance Dance
3. In My Room
4. Brian Wilson
5. 'Til I Die
6. Sail On Sailor
7. California Girls
8. I Get Around
9. Please Let Me Wonder
10. Wouldn't It Be Nice
11. Add Some Music To Your Day
12. God Only Knows
13. Don't Worry Baby
14. Prayer
15. Heroes and Villains
16. Surf's Up
17. Do It Again
18. Help Me Rhonda
19. Good Vibrations
20. Surfer Girl
21. Barbara Ann (Brian plays bass on 20 & 21)
22. Surfin' USA
23. Fun Fun Fun

Encore:
24. Love and Mercy

Contributed by: Patrick W. Horn, corrections and additional info Dave McHarry


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