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Watch Brian Wilson produce a song

Clip: 06/14/2022 | 4m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.

See musical genius Brian Wilson at work producing his song, "Honeycomb." "Start with a background track, then you do the background vocals, then you do the leads," said Wilson of his process.

Aired: 06/14/22

Rating: NR

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