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By James B. Murphy

They have been nearly The Pendletones—after the Pendleton wool shirts preferred on cold nights on the beach—then The Surfers, earlier than being named The seashore Boys. yet what separated them from any other teenage storage band without musical education? that they had uncooked expertise, patience and a wellspring of creativity that introduced them on a mythical profession now in its 6th decade.
Following the musical imaginative and prescient of Brian Wilson, the seashore Boys combined airy vocal harmonies, searing electrical guitars and plush preparations into the most targeted sounds within the historical past of renowned song. Drawing on unique interviews and newly exposed files, this publication untangles the band’s convoluted early background and tells the tale of ways 5 boys from California shaped America’s maximum rock ’n’ roll band.

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