Bruce Johnston Biography (Wikipedia)
Bruce Arthur Johnston (born Benjamin Baldwin on June 27, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys. In 1965, Johnston joined the band for live performances, filling in for the group's co-founder Brian Wilson, who had quit touring in order to spend more time in the studio. Johnston then became a contributing member on subsequent albums. His compositions for the Beach Boys include "Tears in the Morning", "Deirdre", and "Disney Girls (1957)". He served as a producer for the Beach Boys albums L.A. (Light Album) and Keepin' the Summer Alive. Johnston is also known for his early 1960s collaborations with Terry Melcher as Bruce & Terry and with the surf band the Rip Chords, as well as composing the 1975 Barry Manilow song "I Write the Songs". He continues to tour as a member of the Beach Boys alongside band co-founder Mike Love.
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