The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are celebrating 50 years of surfing with an anniversary tour. See photos of the rock band through the years.
The Beach Boys play on the Ed Sullivan Show in the early 1960s.
The album cover of "The Best of the Beach Boys," released in 1966.
The Beach Boys arrive at Heathrow Airport in London from Boston for a British Tour, during which they will make TV appearances. From Left: Al Jardine; Carl Wilson; Bruce Johnston; Dennis Wilson; and Mike Love. (Nov. 29, 1968)
Bruce Johston on bass, left, and Alan Jardine, guitar as they share a microphone for their backing vocals.
The Beach Boys perform on an outdoor stage in Central Park as an estimated 100,000 people listen. Spectators occupied every available space, including trees and baseball backstops, during the free concert. (Sept. 1, 1977)
The Beach Boys celebrate 20 years of surfing music with their star placed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. The Beach Boys are, from left: Mike Love, Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston. Beach Boy Dennis Wilson did not appear at the ceremonies and Johnston has not been with the group for the entire 20 years. (Dec. 30, 1980)
Cover of the Beach Boys album, "Endless Harmony," released in 1998.
Members of The Beach Boys pose in this file photo. (April, 3, 2001)
Mike Love and The Beach Boys perform on their 50th Anniversary Tour at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. (May 27, 2012)
David Marks of the Beach Boys performs at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas. (May 27, 2012)
Al Jardine of the Beach Boys is on stage during the band's 50th Anniversary Tour at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. (May 27, 2012)
The Beach Boys perform at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas. (May 27, 2012)
Original members of The Beach Boys, from left, Mike Love, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Bruce Johnston and Al Jardine appear onstage during ABC's "Good Morning America" summer concert series in Manhattan. (June 15, 2012)
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys as the band performed as part of 2012 Summer Concert Series on "Good Morning America" in Manhattan. (June 15, 2012)