Well, along with our special feature of this beach boysí christmas album,Once again Iím 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 boysí 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 youíve worked with him? Right. Iíd been, uh, wanting to meet him and work with him for quite a long time.Now whoís 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, Iíve always wanted to sing it, so I thought Iíd sing it.Well, maybe this will be the start of a whole new career, huh? I donít know, thatís... it, it could, and it couldnít. ah... I really donít know.Well, letís 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,Iíll 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, weíve 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--Iíll be home for christmas. any, ah, thing particular about this,This tune that youíd like to say, brian? Ah, well, I guess thereís something very obvious when you hear the song.Itís, ah, thereís 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, itís certainly been, uh, nice of you to take the time to comeBy again here for our special beach boysí christmas show.You have a fine album here and, uh, I hope youíll be home for christmas.Well, I hope I will, too. I hope everyoneís home for christmas.I do, too. brian wilson, thanks again for coming by.Thank you very much, jack.And here again, the beach boysí christmas album.