Shop
Live now

Live on 1

1
Play

Live on 2

2
Play

Live on 1

Live on 2

Van Dyke Parks

NTS default image

Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks has been played on NTS shows including Lavender Kite Audio Research Hour w/ Barnaby Bennett, with Palm Desert first played on 6 November 2017.

Van Dyke Parks (born January 3, 1943 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA) is an American composer, arranger, producer, instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, author, and actor based in Pasadena, California. Parks is perhaps best known for his collaborations with musician Brian Wilson, and especially for his lyrical contributions to The Beach Boys' legendary Smile album.

Among the hundreds of artists he's worked with include Phil Ochs, Tim Buckley, Haruomi Hosono, The Byrds, Rufus Wainwright, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, U2, Joanna Newsom,…

tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Music For Datsun TV Commercial
Van Dyke Parks
Warner Bros. Records1969
Music For Datsun TV Commercial
Van Dyke ParksWarner Bros. Records1969
Discogs
The All Golden
Van Dyke Parks
Bananastan Records2012
The All Golden
Van Dyke ParksBananastan Records2012
Discogs
The Parting Hand
Van Dyke Parks
Bella Union2013
The Parting Hand
Van Dyke ParksBella Union2013
Discogs
Occapella
Van Dyke Parks
Warner Bros. Records1972
Occapella
Van Dyke ParksWarner Bros. Records1972
Discogs
Steelband Music
Van Dyke Parks
Warner Bros. Records1972
Steelband Music
Van Dyke ParksWarner Bros. Records1972
Discogs
Your Own Comes First
Van Dyke Parks
Warner Bros. Records0
Your Own Comes First
Van Dyke ParksWarner Bros. Records0
Discogs
Palm Desert
Van Dyke Parks
Emigre1999
Palm Desert
Van Dyke ParksEmigre1999
Discogs