|March||On the 9th, Jerome S. Billett is appointed as Brian's conservator.|
Mike, Alan & Bruce attend a benefit concert for the Natural Law (TM) Party in London |
on the 5th as part of the UK general election. Brian's suit to recover his copyrights is
settled out of court with an award to Brian of $10 million. Mike almost immediately
announces a lawsuit against Brian to reclaim both royalties and credit for over thirty
songs he claims to have contributed to.
Capitol release The Honeys as part of its Collectors Series. The CD includes all the |
Capitol and Warners' sixties single sides, two unreleased sixties tracks and eight seventies
tracks with varying degrees of Brian Wilson involvement. There is no chart action, and it
is soon deleted. The Original Beach Boys Cafe, featuring BB memorabilia, opens in
Hermosa, CA on the 29th.
trailer for the upcoming Melcher/Love project "Hot Fun In The Summertime/Summer Of|
Love" single is released but fails to chart.
Summer In Paradise is released on Brother to scathing reviews. It is the first ever Beach|
Boys album studio album to have no Brian Wilson participation, and the first non-
compilation BB album to fail to chart. The band will later rework five tracks, but this
revised version is only released in Europe and Australasia in 1993, equally
Mike files another suit against Brian, Landy, Todd Gold and the publishers of Brian's|
'autobiography' on the 20th, claiming slander, libel and defamatory statements abounded
in the book.
|November||The Beach Boys tour Australia, 20th-29th.|
Landy is served with a restraining order following his continued interference in Brian's |
life; his hold over Brian is finally broken. He relocates to Hawaii and continues to