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It's an album that changed the landscape of pop music forever. 50 years later, it's still as brilliant as ever. Here's some little-known facts about 'Pet Sounds'.
Sounds like the soundtrack to a horror movie!
Brian Wilson encouraged session drummer Ritchie Frost to beat on two empty Coke cans. Have another listen and see if you can spot it!
As this song fades, you can hear the sound of the dogs barking! And we've found a picture of the dogs on Facebook - see below.
Brian and Marilyn Wilson, with Louie and Banana. Picture: Facebook
"Rubber Soul blew my mind," Wilson said. "When I heard Rubber Soul, I said, 'That's it. That's all. That's all folks.' I said, 'I'm going to make an album that's really good, I mean really challenge me."
He suffered a panic attack on a flight in 1964 and it made him realise he could no longer tour.
And all that was left was for the rest of the band to come into the studio to put the vocals down.
The record label refused to put out a single until months after its release. They also released 'Best of The Beach Boys' around the same time with the band's well-known surf and party hits.
According to George Martin, "Without 'Pet Sounds', 'Sgt. Pepper' never would have happened...Pepper was an attempt to equal Pet Sounds."