Pet Sounds - Brian & Goat

$1,300.00 USD
On February 10, 1966, amidst the backdrop of the legendary San Diego Zoo, the iconic Pet Sounds photo shoot unfurled, giving birth to a famed album cover. Amid this setting, Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys' musical genius, shared a serene moment with a zoo goat, a tranquil oasis amid the day's frenzy. Captured by the discerning George Jerman, this photo reveals a personal side of Brian, evoking both the era's musical brilliance and the timeless allure of Pet Sounds. More than just an image, it's an invitation into a pivotal moment in music history and a deep connection to The Beach Boys' lasting legacy. This isn't merely a snapshot but an immersive journey into a transformative epoch.

Size: 16x20 inches

16x20 inches
20x24 inches



A Capitol Records staff photographer during the 50s and 60s, George Jerman was the lead photographer on The Beach Boys legendary album Pet Soundsat the San Diego Zoo on February 10th, 1966.

In addition, George shot the band for Stack O’ Tracks and a number of studio sessions for Beach Boys Party!, plus he assisted Ken Veeder at the Zuma Beach shoot in July 1967 that contributed images to Wild Honey.

George also photographed, among others, Glen Campbell, Bobby Darin, Merle Haggard, Lou Rawls and Nancy Wilson during his time at the label.

George was a lover of jazz and in the 1970s became a sound engineer on a number of live jazz albums, often working with Bob Edmondson of The Tijuana Brass and other notable musicians.