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Beach Boys' Fame Just Grew and Grew!

Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 18 February 1966

THE FIVE Californian Beach Boys – Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine – began their music career with little intention of becoming as famous as they have. They merely played in their own homes with not one live appearance to their credit. Carl's father, associated with a music publishing company, backed them on their first record, 'Surfin'', and the legend began.

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