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Brian Tells About His Music, & Why The Beach Boys Stopped Surfing...

Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 13 August 1966

Brian Wilson never appears, nowadays, with the Beach Boys — but he couldn't stamp his individuality more strongly on them if he was up there on stage, wallowing non-stop in the brightest of spotlights. He says he's a back-room boy, but really he's at least in the front parlour... possibly in the front garden!

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