The Beach Boys

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The Beach Boys
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Background information
Origin Hawthorne, California
Years active 1961–present
Genre(s) Rock, pop, surf, psychedelia
Current Members
Brian Wilson
Mike Love
Al Jardine
Bruce Johnston
Former Members
Carl Wilson
Dennis Wilson
David Marks
Ricky Fataar
Blondie Chaplin

The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. They got popular for their first hit "Surfin' USA", in the eatly 1960's they had other hits such as "I Get Around" and "Barbara Ann", In 1966 The Beach Boys released Pet Sounds which at first did not have good reviews but now it is considered their best album and one of the best albums, ranking at number 2 in the "500 Greatest Albums of all Times". Then in 1988 after over 20 years of no hits The Beach Boys had a new hit "Kokomo". Rivers Cuomo has been influenced by them even as far as basing the The Blue Album's cover


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