Well, along with our special feature of this beach boysâ€™ christmas album,Once again Iâ€™m happy to see the smiling face of the leader ofThis popular group here in the studio, brian wilson.Good to see you again, brian.Hi, jack.This beach boysâ€™ christmas album is really something.Ah, dick reynolds did the arrangements, I guess, huh? Yes, he did. he did a beautiful job, a wonderful job.Is this the first time youâ€™ve worked with him? Right. Iâ€™d been, uh, wanting to meet him and work with him for quite a long time.Now whoâ€™s idea was it to have you featured on this, uh, one particular tune--i,I was particularly impressed with it--a blue christmas.Well, i... sort of picked out that song to sing for myself.I, I love the song and uh, Iâ€™ve always wanted to sing it, so I thought Iâ€™d sing it.Well, maybe this will be the start of a whole new career, huh? I donâ€™t know, thatâ€™s... it, it could, and it couldnâ€™t. ah... I really donâ€™t know.Well, letâ€™s leave it to the listeners to see what they think of it.Right.I notice this album has uh, ah, along with some of the popular things like, uh,Iâ€™ll be home for christmas, uh, auld lang syne, and uh, um, we three kingsAnd some of the traditional things, that you have a couple of your,Your own, uh, beach boys type sounds in the lp, too.Uh-huh, weâ€™ve more or less made one side, uh, our own style, and...Kind of a teen side and an adult side.Uh-huh, right, um-hm. contrasting.Uh-huh. now, we have, uh, one of your originals coming up here, brian.Uh, christmas day. you wrote this for the album specifically? Yes, I did. uh-huh.Uh-huh. and now, do you do your, the vocal arrangements,Or did dick reynolds handle all of that? Dick handled the vocal arrangements on the, ah, the modern side--the traditional side--and I did the, ah, vocal and theArrangements of the music on our own style--our basic style--side.Dick did the strings, also, on the, uh, on the modern side.Coming up now, ah, a very sentimental type christmas song,Particularly for those who are away from home during this time of year--Iâ€™ll be home for christmas. any, ah, thing particular about this,This tune that youâ€™d like to say, brian? Ah, well, I guess thereâ€™s something very obvious when you hear the song.Itâ€™s, ah, thereâ€™s a very definite influence of the four freshmenOn the arrangement as well as the delivery, and, uh, obviouslyWe all look up and admire the style of the four freshmen and,Uh, I feel this has been the greatest--one of the greater--Vocal influences, ah, in the world today.Well, itâ€™s certainly been, uh, nice of you to take the time to comeBy again here for our special beach boysâ€™ christmas show.You have a fine album here and, uh, I hope youâ€™ll be home for christmas.Well, I hope I will, too. I hope everyoneâ€™s home for christmas.I do, too. brian wilson, thanks again for coming by.Thank you very much, jack.And here again, the beach boysâ€™ christmas album.