January   Brian tours Australia, presenting both "That Lucky Old Sun" and Pet Sounds. The
  scheduled sessions to record "That Lucky Old Sun" are postponed.
  February   Brian guests at a Was (Not Was) LA gig on Valentines Day.
  March   On the 19th, the long-running dispute between BRI and Alan Jardine regarding the
  use of the Beach Boys name is settled out of court, reportedly to the satisfaction of
  April   Mike & Bruce tour the UK from April 3rd-12th. Former band member David Marks
  guests on a series of shows that are widely judged to be outstanding. The sessions for
  "That Lucky Old Sun" are resumed.
  May   On the 8th, Brian takes part in a Rainforest Foundation benefit show at Carnegie
  Hall. The next day, following steadily increasing rumors, it's announced that Jimmy
  Hines (drums) & Bob Lizik (bass) have left the band (the exact circumstances
  remaining murky), to be replaced by former band member Mikey D'Amico and Brett
  Simons respectively. On the 16th, it is announced that "That Lucky Old Sun" will be
  released in September on Capitol as a CD/DVD.
  June   Sony/Legacy release a 2CD set comprising Dennis' classic solo album Pacific
  Ocean Blue plus bonus tracks and selections from the uncompleted follow-up,
  Bambu on the 16th: at the end of the first week it charts at #16 in the UK. A week
  earlier, Capitol release The Beach Boys: U.S. Singles Collection - The Capitol
  Years (1962-1965), a 16-CD limited edition boxed set. Brian plays two shows in
  England: Kenwood House, London, on the 28th and Ipswich on the 29th. All his UK
  shows are a 'greatest hits' format.
  July   Brian concludes his English mini-tour with a show at the Royal Albert Hall on the
  1st. He then plays a short north-eastern tour from the 8th to the 17th, comprising the
  same 'greatest hits' format..
  September   That Lucky Old Sun is released, charting at #37 in the UK and #21 in the US. Brian
  debuts the work in the US at four shows in California & Nevada, 5th-10th.
  September 12th is declared "Brian Wilson Day" in Los Angeles. Accompanied by
  the LA Philharmonic, Brian then plays the Hollywood Bowl, 12th-14th inclusive
  (these are not TLOS shows). A World Of Peace Must Come, an album Brian
  produced for poet Steven Kalinich in 1969, is released by Light In The Attic.
  November   The TLOS tour continues with dates in the midwest and on the east coast. On the 1st
  in the UK, the Beach Boys Stomp Convention celebrates its 30th anniversary.