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Video: The Beach Boys Perform "Good Vibrations" at Grammy Awards

Another highlight from last night's 54th Grammy Awards show on CBS was a performance by The Beach Boys -- Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks -- who sang their 1966 hit "Good Vibrations."

And it was actually pretty good.

The band's sound was bolstered by the addition of several backing musicians, perhaps a small taste of what their 50-date 2012 tour will be like.

Also on stage with The Beach Boys were members of Maroon 5 (That's Adam Levine pictured with Mike Love, above) and Foster the People.

The tour is in celebration of the band's 50th anniversary, and a new studio album is in the works. As we reported in December, several new songs have already been recorded, and more tracks are still in the hopper. The as-yet-untitled album, the first to feature all of the band’s surviving original members in decades, is being produced by Wilson and executive produced by Love.

The band and Capitol/EMI also have teamed up for a reissue campaign that will spotlight the band’s entire catalog, with new commemorative releases planned, including a new best-of collection and a box set.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The YouTube video we embedded in this story earlier today is no longer available. We've posted a replacement, which is below the original video:

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.