How Much Is Carl Wilson Worth?

January 1, 2020

Carl Wilson Net Worth

How rich is Carl Wilson? For this question we spent 3 hours on research (Wikipedia, Youtube, we read books in libraries, etc) to review the post.

The main source of income: Celebrities
Total Net Worth at the moment 2021 year – is about $20 Million.



Carl Wilson information Birth date: December 21, 1946, Hawthorne, California, United States Death date: February 6, 1998, Los Angeles, California, United States Birth place: Hawthorne Height:5 ft 9 in (1.77 m) Profession:Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Composer Nationality:United States of America Siblings:Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson

Height, Weight

:How tall is Carl Wilson – 1,60m.
How much weight is Carl Wilson – 75kg


Carl Wilson Net Worth
Carl Wilson Net Worth
Carl Wilson Net Worth
Carl Wilson Net Worth


Carl Dean Wilson was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best known as their lead guitarist, and as the youngest brother of bandmates Brian and Dennis Wilson.
Biography,This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2008) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Early years and successCarl Dean Wilson was born in Hawthorne, California, the youngest son of Audree Neva (nee Korthof) and Murry Gage Wilson. From his pre-teens he practiced harmony vocals under the guidance of his brother Brian, who often sang in the family music room with his mother and brothers.[citation needed] Inspired by country star Spade Cooley, at the age of 12, Carl asked his parents to buy him a guitar, for which he took some lessons. In 1982, Carl remembered from this time: The kid across the street, David Marks, was taking guitar lessons from John Maus, so I started, too. David and I were about 12 and John was only three years older, but we thought he was a shit-hot guitarist. John and his sister Judy did fraternity gigs together as a duo. Later John moved to England and became one of the Walker Brothers. … He showed me some fingerpicking techniques and strumming stuff that I still use. When I play a solo, hes still there. While Brian perfected the bands vocal style and keyboard base, Carls Chuck Berry-esque guitar became an early Beach Boys trademark.[citation needed] While in high school, Carl also studied saxophone.Turning 15 as the groups first hit, Surfin, broke locally in Los Angeles, Carls father and manager, Murry (who had sold his business to support his sons band), bought him a Fender Jaguar guitar. Carl developed as a musician and singer through the bands early recordings, and the early surf lick sound quickly evolved into the rock sophistication[according to whom?] of Fun, Fun, Fun, recorded in 1964 when Carl was 17. By the end of 1964, he was diversifying, favoring the 12-string Rickenbacker that was also notably used by Roger McGuinn in establishing the sound of the Byrds and by George Harrison of The Beatles during this era. Dave Marsh, in The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll (1976), stated that Pete Townshend of The Who expanded on both R&B and white rock influenced heavily by Beach Boy Carl Wilson…Carl in 1966 with the Beach BoysCarls lead vocals in the bands first three years were infrequent. Although all members of the band played on their early recordings, Brian began to employ experienced session musicians to play on the groups instrumental tracks by 1965. Unlike the other members of the band, Carl often played alongside session musicians. He also recorded his individual guitar leads during the Beach Boys vocal sessions, with his guitar plugged directly into the soundboard. His playing can be heard on tracks like 1965s Girl Dont Tell Me and 1966s Thats Not Me.[citation needed]After Brians retirement from touring in 1965, Carl became the musical director of the band onstage. Contracts at that time stipulated that promoters hire Carl Wilson plus four other musicians.[citation needed] Following his lead vocal performance on God Only Knows in 1966, Carl was increasingly lead vocalist for the band, a role previously dominated by Mike Love and Brian.[citation needed] He sang leads on the singles Good Vibrations, Darlin, and Wild Honey. Starting with the album Wild Honey, Brian requested that Carl become more involved in the Beach Boys records.1970sCarl (center) performing with the Beach Boys at Central Park, in 1971Feel Flows from Surfs Up (1971)Feel Flows was written by Carl Wilson with band manager Jack Rieley.Problems playing this file? See media help.In 1969, the Beach Boys rendition of I Can Hear Music was the first track produced solely by Carl Wilson. By then, he had effectively become the bands in-studio leader, producing the bulk of the albums during the early 1970s. Though Carl had written surf instrumentals for the band in the early days, he did not get into his stride as a songwriter until the 1971 album Surfs Up, for which he composed Long Promised Road and Feel Flows, with lyrics by the bands then manager Jack Rieley. Carl considered Long Promised Road his first real song.[citation needed] After producing the majority of Carl and the Passions – So Tough (1972) and Holland (1973), Carls leadership role diminished somewhat, due to Brians brief public reemergence and because of Carls own substance abuse problems.[citation needed]For L.A. (Light Album) (1979), Carl contributed three songs, among them Good Timin, co-written with Brian five years earlier, which became a Top 40 American hit. Carls main writing partner in the late 1970s was Geoffrey Cushing-Murray, but for Keepin the Summer Alive (1980) he wrote with Randy Bachman of the band Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Carl told Michael Feeney Callan, writer-director of the RTE 1993 documentary The Beach Boys Today (a celebration of the Beach Boys 30th anniversary), that Bachman was his favorite writing partner, accordingly: Basically because he rocked, and I love to rock.[citation needed]As a producer and vocalist, Carls work was not confined to the Beach Boys. During the 1970s, he also produced records for other artists, such as Ricci Martin (son of Dean Martin) and South African group the Flames, two members of which later temporarily joined the Beach Boys line-up. He lent backing vocals to many works, including Chicagos hits Baby, What a Big Surprise and Wishing You Were Here (with Al Jardine and brother Dennis), Elton Johns Dont Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with Bruce Johnston), David Lee Roths hit cover of California Girls, Warren Zevons Desperados Under the Eaves, and the Carnie/Wendy Wilson holiday track Hey Santa! Carl also recorded a duet with Olivia Newton-John, titled You Were Great, How Was I?, for her studio album, Soul Kiss (1985). It was not released as a single.[citation needed]Solo careerBy the early 1980s the Beach Boys were in disarray, the band had split into several camps. Frustrated with the bands sluggishness to record new material and reluctance to rehearse, Wilson took a leave of absence in 1981.He quickly recorded and released a solo album, Carl Wilson, composed largely of rock n roll songs co-written with Myrna Smith-Schilling, a former backing vocalist for Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, and wife of Wilsons then-manager Jerry Schilling. The album briefly charted, and its second single, Heaven, reached the top 20 on Billboards Adult Contemporary chart. Wilson also undertook a solo tour to promote the album, becoming the first member of the Beach Boys to break ranks. Initially, Wilson and his band played clubs like The Bottom Line in New York City and the Roxy in Los Angeles. Thereafter, he joined the Doobie Brothers as opening act for their 1981 summer tour.[citation needed]Wilson recorded a second solo album, Youngblood, in a similar vein, but by the time of its release in 1983 he had rejoined the Beach Boys. Although Youngblood did not chart, a single, the John Hall-penned What You Do To Me, peaked at number 72, making Wilson the second Beach Boy to land a solo single on the Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, the song cracked the top 20 on Billboards Adult Contemporary chart. Wilson frequently performed that song and Rockin All Over the World (from the same album), as well as Heaven from the 1981 album, at Beach Boys concerts in the 1980s. Heaven was always announced as a tribute to brother Dennis, who drowned in December 1983.[citation needed]Later yearsSoul SearchinSoul Searchin was part of the Andy Paley sessions, recorded in November 1995. It was the final lead vocal recorded by Carl with the Beach Boys.Problems playing this file? See media help.The Beach Boys 1985 eponymous album prominently featured Wilsons lead vocals and songwriting, highlighted by his Its Gettin Late (another top 20 Adult Contemporary hit) and the Heaven-like Where I Belong.[citation needed]In 1988, the Beach Boys scored their biggest chart success in more than 20 years with the US Number 1 song Kokomo, co-written by Mike Love, on which Carl sang lead in the chorus. After this, Love increasingly dominated the bands recorded output and became the driving force behind the album Summer in Paradise (1993), the first and only Beach Boys album with no input from Brian in any form. In 1992, Carl told Michael Feeney Callan his hope was to record new material by Brian. Speaking for myself, he told Callan, I only want to record inspired music.[citation needed]Carl continued recording through the 1990s and participated in the Don Was-led recordings of Brians Soul Searchin and Youre Still a Mystery, songs conceived as the basis of a cancelled Brian Wilson/Beach Boys album.[citation needed] He also recorded the album Like a Brother with Robert Lamm and Gerry Beckley, while continuing to tour with the Beach Boys until the last months of his life.DeathCarl Wilsons headstone over his grave.A cigarette smoker since the age of 13, Carl was diagnosed with lung cancer after becoming ill at his vacation home in Hawaii, in early 1997. Despite his illness, Carl continued to perform while undergoing chemotherapy. He played and sang throughout the Beach Boys entire summer tour which ended in the fall of 1997. During the performances, he sat on a stool, but he stood while singing God Only Knows.[citation needed]Carl died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, surrounded by his family, on February 6, 1998, just two months after the death of his mother, Audree Wilson. He was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.[citation needed]The Beckley-Lamm-Wilson album, Like a Brother, was finally released in 2000, and Carls late recordings continue to appear. Brians album Gettin in Over My Head (2004) features Carls vocal from the unreleased Beach Boys song Soul Searchin, with new backing vocals recorded by Brian. The original Beach Boys version, sourced from a cancelled attempt at a new Beach Boys album in late 1995, was eventually released in the Made in California (2013) box set, along with another 1995 track titled Youre Still a Mystery, which features Carl in the vocal blend.[citation needed] In 2010, bandmate Al Jardine released his first solo album, A Postcard From California, which includes a similarly reconstructed track, Dont Fight The Sea, featuring one of the last vocals Carl recorded.[citation needed] Carl can also be heard on the continual stream of Beach Boys archival releases, most notably as a central voice in the November 2011 release of The Smile Sessions.It was announced that Wilsons voice would be heard on a track from the reunited Beach Boys, on the album Thats Why God Made the Radio (2012), but this never materialized. Instead, the scheduled song, Waves of Love, featured on the 2012 re-release of Jardines A Postcard From California.[citation needed] During The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour, a segment of the show was dedicated to the memories of Dennis and Carl. The band harmonized with isolated vocal tracks of Carl performing God Only Knows and of Dennis singing Forever, as the bands crew projected images of the individual Wilson brothers on a large screen behind the band onstage.[citation needed]


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