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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys started to perform in 1961, California, USA. The original members were Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine. They are one of the most influential acts of the rock era. Their influences were pop, rock and roll, and R&B music. Under Brian's leadership, they incorporated Classical or Jazz elements in innovative ways.

The Beach Boys manager

The Beach Boys were managed by Murry Wilson. Brian was the composer, arranger, producer, and leader. In 1963, they got their first hit "Surfing USA. Their songs talked about surging, cars and romance.

The Beach Boys success

The Beach Boys are one of the most commercially successful bands of all time, selling over 100 million records worldwide. Between the 1960s and 2010s, the group had 36 songs reach the US Top 40 (the most by an American band), with four topping the Billboard Hot 100. In 2004, they were ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone's list of the greatest artists of all time. The founding members of The Beach Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

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Country United States
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