Dennis Wilson

Beach Boys. Born 4 December 1944. Died 28 December 1983
Dennis Wilson
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1944-12-04
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Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson Biography (Wikipedia)

Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best remembered as their drummer and as the middle brother of bandmates Brian and Carl Wilson. Dennis was the only true surfer in the Beach Boys, and his personal life exemplified the "California Myth" that the band's early songs often celebrated. He was also known for his brief association with then-aspiring songwriter Charles Manson, who was later convicted of murder conspiracy.

Dennis served mainly on drums and backing vocals for the Beach Boys from its formation until his death in 1983. It is often erroneously stated that Dennis' drumming in the band's recordings was filled in exclusively by studio musicians. His drumming is documented on a number of the group's singles, including "I Get Around" (1964), "Fun, Fun, Fun" (1964), and "Don't Worry Baby" (1964). While he was allowed few lead vocals in the 1960s, his prominence as a singer-songwriter increased into the 1970s. His original songs for the group included "Little Bird" (1968), "Forever" (1970), and "Slip On Through" (1970).

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Fawlty Towers (Theme)
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Fawlty Towers (Theme)
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River Song
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River Song
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Lady
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Lady
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Down the river
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Down the river
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Farewell My Friend
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Farewell My Friend
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Dreamer
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Dreamer
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You And I
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You And I
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Thoughts of You
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Thoughts of You
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Pacific Ocean Blues
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Pacific Ocean Blues
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Album Tag Song
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Album Tag Song
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Mexico
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Mexico
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Friday Night
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Friday Night
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It's Not Too Late
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It's Not Too Late
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