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Jan & Dean & the Rise of L.A. Pop

Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2016

AS MUCH AS anyone else, including the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean helped establish the mythology of Los Angeles. When the city was still in the shadow of New York as the epicenter of the music business, they were one of the first acts to open up the West Coast as the land of pop opportunity.

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