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The Beach Boys: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles

Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 7 July 1979

POTTED PALM trees, fishing nets, dry ice aka sea mist, the Captain (sans Tenille) and a backing band in a boat. Degenerate drummer in Brian-sized workclothes (Fleetwood Mac t-shirts and jeans), transendental singer in good-guy cowboy hat and Hawaiian shirt, prancing around in front of the yacht like it's the Good Ship Lollipop.

Total word count of piece: 693

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