WEB RING POLL

Home. Directory. News. Next. Previous. Random. Members. Join


The current Brian Wilson Web Ring poll and results are on the ring hub page here


Results of completed polls
Question 1:  Did the Pet Sounds Sessions deserve to win a Grammy? 
(February 27-April 6 1999)
                             
                             
   1)  Yes                              94% 

   2)  No                                6%

   Total votes                          71  

Question 2:  Which of the following recent works by Brian 
Wilson do you prefer? 
(February 28-April 6 1999)

                         
   1)  Imagination                      76% 

   2)  Sweet Insanity                   13% 

   3)  The Wilson/Paley sessions        11% 

   Total votes                          63

Question 3: Which of the following current concert tours would you most like to see?
(March 16-July 14 1999)


   1)  Beach Boys                       15% 

   2)  Beach Boys' Family And Friends    4% 

   3)  Brian Wilson                     81% 

   Total votes                         101

Question 4: What do you think of the current situation 
where there are three separate concert tours representing
the music of Brian Wilson and Beach Boys?
(March 16-July 14 1999)


   1)  It's a unique opportunity to see three different    
   interpretations of the music and allows Brian, Mike
   and Al maximum space for their own creativity   24% 

   2)  It's seriously damaging the image of the group
   by creating confusion amongst fans              20% 

   3)  It's not ideal and creates some confusion, but         
   it's the best we're going to get for now        39% 

   4)  None of the above summarise the way I feel  16%

   Total votes                                     99

Question 5: How long have you considered yourself a Beach Boy/Brian Wilson fan?
(April 6-July 14 1999)


   1)  30 years or more                42% 

   2)  20-29 years                     21% 

   3)  10-19 years                     14% 

   4)  3-9 years                       15% 

   5)  Less than 3 years                8% 

   6)  I don't consider myself a Beach Boy/Brian Wilson         
   fan                                  0% 
 
Total votes                            66    
 
Question 6:  Which song do you consider to be Carl Wilson's best composition?
(April 6-July 14 1999)


   1)  Long Promised Road              42% 

   2)  Feel Flows                      10% 

   3)  The Trader                       7% 

   4)  Full Sail                        5% 

   5)  Angel Come Home                  7% 

   6)  Heaven                          12% 

   7)  Hold Me                          2% 

   8)  Where I Belong                   2% 

   9)  It's Getting Late                2% 

   10)  My favorite Carl composition isn't listed above  
                                       12% 

Total votes                            59

Question 7:  Which song do you consider to be Dennis Wilson's best composition 
(April 6-July 14 1999)

            
   1)  Little Bird                      8% 

   2)  Forever                         52% 

   3)  Lady (Falling In Love)           0% 

   4)  Fourth Of July                   3% 

   5)  San Miguel                       0% 

   6)  Cuddle Up                        2% 

   7)  River Song                       3% 

   8)  Morning Christmas (Holy Evening) 2% 

   9)  Baby Blue                       15% 

   10)  My favorite Dennis composition isn't listed  
  above                                15% 
 
   Total votes                         62

Question 8: Which is your favorite disc in the Good Vibrations box set?
(July 14-December 1 1999)

   1)   Disc 1                         19%
 
   2)   Disc 2                         33%
 
   3)   Disc 3                         42%
 
   4)   Disc 4                          6%
 
   Total votes                         64

Question 9: :  If Smile had been released before Sergeant Pepper, do you think it would have had a greater commercial and critical impact than the Beatles album?
(July 14-December 1 1999)

   1)   Definitely, yes                24% 

   2)   Probably, yes                  33% 

   3)   I really don't know            16%
 
   4)   Probably not                   24%
 
   5)   Definitely not                  3% 

   Total votes                         70   

Question 10: Brian Wilson is.... 
(December 1 1999- March 21 2000)    
   1) the greatest musical genius of the 2nd millennium 
                                       15% 

   2) the greatest musical genius of the 20th century  
                                       17% 

   3) one of the greatest musical geniuses of the
       20th century                    65% 

   4) a very gifted composer of this era, though not
       one of the very best            3% 

   5) just another musician            0% 

   Total votes                         65     

Question 11: Which version of Caroline No do you like best?(March 21 - November 5 2000)    
  
   1)  Original on Pet Sounds          75%
 
   2)  Carl singing live version on 1973 "In Concert" 
                                       12% 

   3)  Brian solo on "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" 
                                       8%
 
   4)  Re-make with Timothy B Schmidt on "Stars and Stripes"
                                       5%

   Total votes                         107

Question 12: If you saw one of Brian Wilson's shows over the last two years, did it (November 5 2000-June 25 2001)

   1)  Exceed expectations?            66%
 
   2)  Match expectations?             31%
 
   3)  Disappoint?                     3% 

   Total votes                         29


Question 13: Should Brian tour with Smile in the reasonably near future? (November 5 2000-June 25 2001)

   1)  Yes                             80% 

   2)  No                              20% 

   Total votes                         41

Question 14: Rate the Live at the Roxy album
 (June 25 2001-August 28 2004)

   1) 5 stars                         35% 

   2) 4 stars                         49% 

   3) 3 stars                         11%

   4) 2 stars                          2%

   5) 1 star                           4%                  

   Total votes                         55

Question 15: Where are you from?
 (June 25 2001-August 28 2004)

   1) USA                             52% 

   2) Canada                           7% 

   3) Elsewhere in the Americas        2%

   4) UK/Ireland                     14%

   5) Scandinavia                     0%    

   6) Germany                         5%

   7) Elsewhere in Europe            14%

   8)  Asia                             2%

   9)  Africa                           2%

 10)  Oceania                           3%              

   Total votes                         58

Question 16: How do you feel about the forthcoming studio release of SMiLE?
(August 28 2004-December 16 2004)
   
   1) It's the music event of the year!  67%
 
   2) Really looking forward to it!      20%

   3) So-so, let's see what happens       6%

   4) Won't buy it                        1%

   5) SMiLE-que????                       4%
 
    Total votes                          64

Question 17: What do you think Brian Wilson's greatest work is?
(December 16 2004-December 29 2005)

  1) The "fun in the sun" hits             7% 
 
  2) Pet Sounds                            52% 

  3) SMiLE                                 37% 

  4) None of the above                     2%

     Total votes                           139


My home page