Jan & Dean
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Jan and Dean were an American rock and roll duo consisting of William Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Ormsby Torrence (born March 10, 1940). In the early 1960s, they were pioneers of the California ...

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Biography

Jan and Dean were an American rock and roll duo consisting of William Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Ormsby Torrence (born March 10, 1940). In the early 1960s, they were pioneers of the California Sound and vocal surf music styles popularized by the Beach Boys. Among their most successful songs was "Surf City", which topped US record charts in 1963, the first surf song to do so. Their other charting singles were "Drag City" (1963), "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena" (1964), and "Dead Man's Curve" (1964); the last of which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008.

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Bucket T
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(Here They Come) From All Over The World
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(Here They Come) From All Over The World (Here They Come) From All Over The World (Here They Come) From All Over The World (Here They Come) From All Over The World
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The Little Old Lady From Pasadena
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Dead Man's Curve
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Dead Man's Curve Dead Man's Curve Dead Man's Curve Dead Man's Curve
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Surf City
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Surf City Surf City Surf City Surf City
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Heart And Soul
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Heart And Soul Heart And Soul Heart And Soul Heart And Soul
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Like A Summer Rain
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Like A Summer Rain Like A Summer Rain Like A Summer Rain Like A Summer Rain
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Sidewalk Surfing
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Sidewalk Surfing Sidewalk Surfing Sidewalk Surfing Sidewalk Surfing
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She's My Summer Girl
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She's My Summer Girl She's My Summer Girl She's My Summer Girl She's My Summer Girl
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Frosty The Snowman
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The New Girl In School
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The New Girl In School The New Girl In School The New Girl In School The New Girl In School
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Drag City
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Drag City Drag City Drag City Drag City
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I Found A Girl
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I Found A Girl I Found A Girl I Found A Girl I Found A Girl
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Little Deuce Coupe
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The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association
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The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review And Timing Association
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Biography

Jan and Dean were an American rock and roll duo consisting of William Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Ormsby Torrence (born March 10, 1940). In the early 1960s, they were pioneers of the California Sound and vocal surf music styles popularized by the Beach Boys. Among their most successful songs was "Surf City", which topped US record charts in 1963, the first surf song to do so. Their other charting singles were "Drag City" (1963), "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena" (1964), and "Dead Man's Curve" (1964); the last of which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008.

In 1972, Torrence won the Grammy Award for Best Album Cover for the psychedelic rock band Pollution's first eponymous 1971 album, and was nominated three other times in the same category for albums of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In 2013, Torrence's design contribution of the Surf City Allstars "In Concert" CD was named a Silver Award of Distinction at the Communicator Awards competition.

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