Top Ten Best Uses of Beach Boys' Songs in Movies and on TV
3. T.A.M.I. Show - "I Get Around"
This 1964 concert film had an unbelievable lineup. According to the order, the Beach Boys' pecking order in 1964 was somewhere ahead of Marvin Gaye and Chuck Berry but behind James Brown and the Rolling Stones. Their four-song set shows they were second to none.
2. Boogie Nights - "God Only Knows"
Who would think a scene of a smut peddler walking among all the actors and actresses he exploited over the years could bring a tear to your eye? Celluloid proof that putting "God Only Knows" over any visuals would make viewers nostalgic and sentimental.
Honorable mention: Love Actually finale.
1. Teen Wolf - "Surfin' USA"
How can you top Michael J. Fox playing air guitar with prosthetic wolf makeup and surfing a van that Styles is driving? You can't. The perfect marriage of the Beach Boys and Hollywood.
Brian WIlson and Jeff Beck, with Al Jardine and David Marks. 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 27, at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. TIckets cost $59.25 to $96.60. Call 954-797-5531, or visit hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com.