Not going to spend too much time on this, Dennis Wilson was a legend and was the only Beach Boy who could actually surf. His surfing in turn inspired Brian Wilson to write the soundtrack to the Californian Surf Experience, a legacy that Cali is still trying to shake off in 2008. 'Pacific Ocean Blue' was Dennis' masterpiece and it is now available in a deluxe legacy edition. Check it out at this link.
Pacific Ocean Blue
2008 - A comprehensive guide to recording an album, written by Andy Knightly (the guide is spread over 4 parts).