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Beach Boys: no more fun, fun, fun

John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 20 October 1977

NEW YORK — After sixteen years together and the triumphant comeback of leader Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys recently came perilously close to disbanding completely. Shortly after they signed a multimillion-dollar contract with CBS-distributed Caribou Records, an argument over their management situation nearly split the group at the seams.

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