Mike Love of The Beach Boys is our guest for part 1 (of 2) of our interview on this week's Catching A Wave.  We discuss his nephew Kevin Love, playing saxophone, international appeal, the Everly Brothers, Murry Wilson, Pet Sounds, the last time Carl Wilson played with the band on stage and more! We also hear Christmas tracks from Man Or Astroman, Colbie Caillat, Spechlis, The Trashmen, Jimmy Buffett as well as classics from The Astronauts, Duane Eddy and Junior Brown (with The Beach Boys)!


Intro music bed: The Beach Boys- "Catch A Wave"


Man Or Astroman?- Frosty The Snowman

The Trashmen- Dancing With Santa

Junior Brown & The Beach Boys- 409

Duane Eddy- Beach Bound

The Astronauts- Susie Q


Mike Love interview

Segment 1

The Beach Boys- "Surfin' USA"

Segment 2

The Everly Brothers with The Beach Boys- "Don't Worry Baby"

Segment 3

The Beach Boys- "California Girls"

Mike Love, Bruce Johnston & David Marks- "Little Honda"

Segment 4

The Beach Boys- "Here Today"

Segment 5

The Beach Boys- "God Only Knows"


Colbie Caillat- "Christmas In The Sand"

Spechlis- "Up On The Housetop"

Jimmy Buffett- "Run Rudolph Run"


Outro music bed- The Ventures- "Winter Wonderland"