The Beach Boys – California Girls ( With Bob Hope and Jack Benny )


The Beach Boys – California Girls ( with Bob Hope and Jack Benny ) – A skit with Bob Hope, Jack Benny and The Beach Boys singing California Girls on The Jack Benny Hour The Beach Boys are an American rock band, formed in 1961, who gained popularity for their close vocal harmonies and lyrics reflecting a Southern California youth culture of cars, surfing, and romance. Brian Wilson’s growing creative ambitions later transformed them into a more artistically innovative group that earned critical praise and influenced many later musicians.[1] The group was initially composed of singer-musician-composer Brian Wilson, his brothers, Carl and Dennis, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine. This core quintet was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 1988. The Beach Boys have often been called “America’s Band”, and has stated that “the band’s unerring ability… made them America’s first, best rock band.” The group has had thirty-six US Top 40 hits (the most of any US rock band) and fifty-six Hot 100 hits, including four number one singles. Rolling Stone magazine listed The Beach Boys as number 12 in the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[5] According to Billboard, in terms of singles and album sales, The Beach Boys are the No. 1-selling American band of all time. Many changes in both musical styles and personnel have occurred during their career, notably because of Brian Wilson’s mental illness and recreational drug use (leading to his eventual withdrawal from the group) and the deaths of Dennis and Carl Wilson in


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