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The Beach Boys
Formed: 1961 in Hawthorne, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brian Wilson, Blondie Chaplin, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, Carl Wilson, Ricky Fataar, Al Jardine, David Marks, Dennis Wilson
Biography: Beginning their career as the most popular surf band in the nation, the Beach Boys finally emerged by 1966 as America's preeminent pop group, the only act able to challenge (for a brief time) the overarching success of the Beatles with both mainstream listeners and the critical community. From their ...Read full biography
Pet Sounds
Released: 1966
Label: Capitol
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The best Beach Boys album, and one of the best of the 1960s. The group here reached a whole new level in terms of both composition and production, layering tracks upon tracks of vocals and instruments ...Read full review
Pet Sounds 40th Anniversary Stereo Digital [40th Anniversary Stereo Digital]
Released: 1966
Label: Capitol USA (catalog)
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