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AUDIO: The Beach Boys' Bruce Johnston (1980)

John Tobler, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 1980

The "part-time" Beach Boy talks about producing their latest album, Keepin' the Summer Alive; the band's recording process, and using studio players; on being in and out of the band, and being Brian's "replacement"; his work outside the band, including producing David Cassidy; the relationships within the band; being happy playing the hits; the current state of Brian Wilson, and his hopes for the future.


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