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The Beach Boys: In The Space Age Will It Be Surf?

Vicki Wickham, Fabulous, 15 January 1965

Will it be Surf in the Space Age? Well, The Beach Boys are pioneers of this new sound. They combine the satin-smooth feeling of the Four Freshmen with the driving rhythmic approach of their idol, Chuck Berry. They're the biggest thing from America's West Coast with, possibly, the biggest sound to come... Surf. VICKY WICKHAM of Rediffusion's Ready, Steady, Go! met the boys who sell more albums than any other American group.

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