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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys (1965)
Background information
Origin Hawthorne, California, USA
Genres Surf rock, Sunshine pop, Psychedelic pop, Psychedelic rock, Baroque pop, Art rock
Years active 1961–1969
Labels Capitol, Reprise
Associated acts Kenny & The Cadets
The Survivors
Jan and Dean
Glen Campbell
Charles Manson
The Flames
The Fat Boys
The Beatles
Al Jardine
Bruce Johnston
Mike Love
David Marks
Brian Wilson
Past members
Carl Wilson
Dennis Wilson
Ricky Fataar
Blondie Chaplin
Glen Campbell

The Beach Boys are an American pop/surf rock group from Hawthorne, California. They formed in 1961, and the original members were Brian Wilson (keyboards, bass guitar), his brothers Dennis Wilson (drums) and Carl Wilson (lead guitar), their cousin Mike Love (lead vocals), and close friend Al Jardine (rhythm guitar). David Marks replaced Jardine when he went away to school; after Jardine's return Marks left the band. Bruce Johnston (keyboards) later became a regular band member, first replacing Brian Wilson on tour, then joining in on recording sessions. Many of the band's songs were about life in southern California, the beach, girls, cars, and surfing (though Dennis Wilson and Bruce Johnston were actually the only members in the group who surfed).

On October 30, 2006, The Beach Boys third reunion show until last concert tour again again on October 31, 2006.


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