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Eden

Nikki Wine is a pseudonym for Eden
 Eden

Eden – real name Nikki Wine – wrote extensively for KRLA Beat. She also produced Casey Kasem's Top Forty radio show. Eden died in 1995.

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The Beach Boys: Carl Wilson: 'Weird Sounds Don't Blow My Mind'

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 14 February 1967

THERE ARE three Wilson brothers, a cousin, and a friend. Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike and Al. Collectively, they are The Beach Boys. There are five ...

The Beach Boys Visit The Animals

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 2 April 1966

ACTUALLY, I don't usually go flying around in airplanes with five Beach Boys — I mean, not usually, but this was sort of an exception. ...

The Beatles: Rubber Soul (Parlophone UK)

Review by Eden, KRLA Beat, 1 January 1966

The Lowdown On The British Rubber Soul ...

The Beatles: What Causes Beatlemania?

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 9 October 1965

YOU'VE SEEN it hundreds of times before — in mob scenes at airports, in screaming crowds of fans at concerts, even in one's and two's ...

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones: Beatle Fans Defecting To Stone-Side Of Fence?

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 30 July 1966

WE BUILD THEM UP — we idolize them — we lay the physical manifestations of adulation, worship, and success at their feet. ...

Jeff Beck, The Yardbirds: Jeff Beck: Alone In The Yardbirds

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 17 December 1966

A YOUNG man named Jeff Beck — a very important and integral part of a group called The Yardbirds — nearly always stands alone. ...

Sonny Bono, Sonny & Cher: Behind the Scenes with Sonny Bono

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 16 April 1966

AS WE PROMISED a few issues back in The BEAT, in this next-to-last article in our series on record producers, we are going to speak ...

Bob Dylan: Dylan #1

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 22 January 1966

AT FIRST there were just the four of us — just four people alone in a room. Quiet — then we spoke some words to ...

Bob Dylan: Dylan #2

Overview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 22 January 1966

YOU'RE SEARCHING — you're looking everywhere — you're trying desperately to find the man they call Dylan. You ask everyone — maybe even him — ...

Bob Dylan: Dylan: Is He Weird?

Comment by Eden, KRLA Beat, 27 August 1966

MILLIONS UPON millions of words have been written about this man, and usually — they are words of great eloquence, sentences highly stylized in their ...

Marvin Gaye: 'The Music Really Saves Me' — Gaye

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 28 January 1967

THERE ARE some performers who succeed in escaping the boundaries and restrictions normally imposed upon their profession. They somehow manage to go "above and beyond ...

The Grass Roots: Grass Roots Speaking Out — We Want to Say Something to People

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 7 October 1967

"...WE WERE a group before we got the name, and we were working with Sloan and Barri before that. The old Grass Roots were a ...

The Hollies: Hollies: The Stones Are Losing Popularity Now

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 30 December 1967

THE HOLLIES have been, for several years, one of the top groups in Great Britain. They have also been one of the most influential groups ...

Jan & Dean: Jan Says He'll Quit Song To Become A Doc

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 2 October 1965

A FEW SHORT weeks ago, a young man named Jan Berry spent a few days in the hospital with a broken leg, the result of ...

Little Richard: A Living Legend In His Time

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 28 May 1966

"THEY'RE THE greatest guys I ever worked with in my life... they're down to earth! People haven't really heard the Beatles yet. They are one ...

The Lovin' Spoonful: Spoonful of Lovin' Words

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 15 February 1966

IT ISN'T everyday that one meets John Sebastian of the Lovin' Spoonful and has the opportunity to sit and talk with him. The BEAT had that opportunity ...

Barry McGuire: Love, Not Destruction, is Barry McGuire's Message

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 4 September 1965

(Editor's Note: A burly ex-construction worker has caused an overnight sensation, with his recording of 'Eve of Destruction'. Barry McGuire has also caused a raging ...

P.J. Proby: Proby — The Man and The Boy

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 30 April 1966

THEY CALL him a man, but in so many ways he is still a little boy. His outfits — always velvet, his high-buckle shoes, and ...

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas: Martha Turns Reporter and Interviews Fellow Vandellas

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 17 June 1967

ONE OF THE top female recording groups in the country today is Martha and the Vandellas, currently riding high on the national record charts with ...

Paul Revere & The Raiders: The Raiders On The Run

Profile by Eden, KRLA Beat, 14 January 1967

THEY'RE RUNNING... running... RUNNING faster every day; longer every night; farther with each week and month; and still they go on running. ...

The Righteous Brothers: Righteous Bros. Deny Split With Teens

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 20 May 1967

THE RIGHTEOUS Brothers are two talented, friendly young men who have paid frequent visits to the pages of BEAT in the last couple of years, both in ...

The Righteous Brothers: Brothers in Spirit

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 25 September 1965

'Whole Lotta Spirit' Heard In Righteous 'Soul Sound' ...

Johnny Rivers: Great Rivers' Deception

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 3 December 1966

YES, IT'S true. As the vast listening public, you have been deceived; lied to. And now we must make amends and present you with the ...

Johnny Rivers: The Expressions Of A Mighty River

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 11 June 1966

Capacity Crowds Welcome Johnny Rivers Back Home ...

The Rolling Stones: Exclusive: BEAT Attends Closed Stones' Session

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 16 April 1966

ED. NOTE: Once again The BEAT has captured an exclusive story, as we spent three days with The Stones on their recent visit to Hollywood. ...

P. F. Sloan: A Portrait: P.F. Sloan — A Many-Colored Personality Revealed Here

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 6 November 1965

AT SOME time during your childhood, you may have had the experience of peering through a kaleidoscope with its multitude of shapes and designs. Part ...

Sonny & Cher: Charlie Greene and Brian Stone: What It Takes To Have A Hit Record

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 12 March 1966

IN THIS second article in our series on record producers, we are going to speak with three of the top young producers in the field ...

The Temptations: From The 'Perfect Society' Emerge The Temptations

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 27 August 1966

THE TEMPTATIONS are another of the fine Motown groups... but they are not just another group! Five talented and witty individuals involved in the creation ...

Dionne Warwick: Learning To Take Her Time

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 2 December 1967

DIONNE WARWICK has been acclaimed by fans and critics the world over as one of the greatest and most distinctive song stylists in the music ...

Stevie Wonder: 'Understanding Is Very Important' — Stevie Wonder

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 2 December 1967

"I STARTED OUT when I was about nine-and-a-half or ten years old, and my first 'engagement' was on my front porch! My first professional performance ...

The Yardbirds Speak Out

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 2 April 1966

SOME CALL it "pop art," some call it "English R 'n' B," some call it pop music gone electronic. At The BEAT — we just ...

The Yardbirds: Havin' A Wild Rave-Up

Report by Eden, KRLA Beat, 29 January 1966

The term is "Rave-up" — the sound is great — the group is THE YARDBIRDS!! ...

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Larry Marks: A Record Producer Speaks

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 5 March 1966

ONE OF THE most important men in the record industry today is the record producer. He is the "man behind the scenes" on all of ...

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