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Brian Wilson Tells Why He Likes The Beach Boys

Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, February 1967

BY NOW the Beach Boys' story is familiar — how three brothers, a cousin and a friend became, with their first record over four years ago, America's most popular group. They have spread the "West Coast" sound across their own country and around the world. But what sort of people are the Beach Boys off-stage, out of the short-sleeved, striped shirts, behind the carefree, clean-cut image implicit in their name?

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