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Terry Melcher: A Beach Veteran Looks Back

Tom Nolan, Phonograph Record, September 1974

ONE OF THE most influential and talented Californians to prosper during the '60s sun-speed-surf period in pop was Terry Melcher. As producer and (teamed with Bruce Johnston) artist, Terry was associated with an impressive majority of the product hatched in the L.A. heat for all the world to enjoy.

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