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Manson and Drugs — A Beach Boy's Troubled Life

Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 January 1984

DENNIS WILSON, the Beach Boy who drowned a week ago last Wednesday, never got that many headlines in life. He may have been the most friendly, voluble and open member of America's longest-standing rock band, but he was never one of the group's main composers, vocalists or even instrumental contributors.

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