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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are an iconic pop and rock music group formed in Hawthorne, California, United States in 1961, who are widely considered to be one of the most influential bands in rock and pop music history. They have recorded dozens of Top 40 hits (including four US #1 singles), many best-selling albums, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

The original group comprised singer-musician-composer Brian Wilson, his brothers Carl Wilson and Dennis Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, friend Al Jardine, and David Marks. Many changes in both musical style and personnel have occurred in their sometimes-stormy career: Brian Wilson’s mental illness, drug addiction and eventual withdrawal from the group; the deaths of Dennis Wilson in 1983 and Carl Wilson in 1998; and continuing legal battles among surviving members of the group.

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Jon Dreyer Jon Dreyer
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Norman David Norman David
sax, soprano
Mike Vaccaro Mike Vaccaro
reeds
Lisa Kelly Lisa Kelly
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Kayle Brecher Kayle Brecher
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William Mentz William Mentz
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Greg Poppleton Greg Poppleton
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Stu Harrison Stu Harrison
piano
Leigh Pilzer Leigh Pilzer
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Karl Berger Karl Berger
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Chris Abelen Chris Abelen
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Harrison Goldberg Harrison Goldberg
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