Bruce Johnston Clocks Up 50 Years In The Beach Boys -

Bruce Johnston Clocks Up 50 Years In The Beach Boys

by Paul Cashmere on August 23, 2015

in Live,News

Bruce Johnston has clocked up 50 years performing with the Beach Boys.

Johnston joined The Beach Boys in 1965 replacing Glen Campbell. His very first recording with The Beach Boys was ‘California Girls’ in July 1965 but for contractual reasons he was not credited on a Beach Boys recording until the ‘Wild Honey’ album in 1967.

Bruce Johnston left The Beach Boys in 1972 to start a solo career. It was at this time he wrote ‘I Write The Songs’, the song covered and made a hit by Barry Manilow.

Johnston has remained a member of the Beach Boys since his return and is the only member along with Mike Love to have stayed with the band since the death of Carl Wilson in 1998.

The Beach Boys will tour Australia for Bluehawk Presents,

Beach Boys Australian dates

November 11, Townsville, Entertainment and Convention Centre
November 13, Canberra, Royal Theatre
November 14, Sydney, Bondi Beachfest
November 15, Bribie Island, Sandstone Point Hotel
November 17, Gold Coast, Jupiters Casino
November 18, Melbourne, Palais Theatre
November 19, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
November 21, Perth, Kings Park and Botanical Garden

For updates on the Beach Boys Australian tour ‘Like’ Bluehawk Presents on Facebook.


Stay informed with the daily music news email. All your music news in one daily summary Subscribe to the Noise11 Music Newsletter here

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

Related Posts

Beach Boys by The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys By The Beach Boys Book To Be Published By Genesis

A new book about The Beach Boys by the Beach called ‘The Beach Boys By The Beach Boys’ will be released in December 2023 … but start saving.

July 17, 2023
Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys Set 2016 Dates

The Beach Boys, with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, have set 36 dates around the U.S. plus one in Germany and two in Hong Kong during the first five months of 2016.

December 30, 2015
Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys Have Performed Every Year Since 1961

The Beach Boys have clocked up an incredible legacy with shows every year since they began in 1961.

August 25, 2015
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mike Love Wants Brian Wilson Back In The Beach Boys

After last year's fiftieth anniversary tour, the original members of the Beach Boys once again split apart. Mike Love, who owns the group name, continued touring with Bruce Johnston while Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Markham talked about touring their own version of the band.

July 10, 2013
Beach Boys 50
Beach Boys To Release Improved Tour DVD

Last November, the Beach Boys released a rather anemic DVD and Blu-Ray with highlights from their 50th anniversary tour, but fans were left disappointed when only about half the songs from the concert were included.

April 16, 2013
Beach Boys Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Beach Boys End Tour With Mammoth 55-Song Setlist

We've been watching the Beach Boys' reunion tour throughout the summer as the set lists continued to grow.

October 3, 2012
The Beach Boys 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: The Beach Boys, Melbourne, August 31, 2012

The Beach Boys have reached Australia on their 50th Anniversary tour and last night (August 31, 2012) played three hours of music history for fans for the first time with founder Brian Wilson in decades.

September 1, 2012