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The Endless Echo of Pet Sounds

Geoffrey Himes, The Washington Post, 19 June 1990

COMIC STRIP characters rarely die, but Andy, the wisecracking AIDS patient in Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury strip, endured a long death watch this spring. When he finally died, he scrawled these final words on a scrap of paper: "Brian Wilson is God!" His doctor understood immediately: "Oh, he must have heard the Pet Sounds CD."

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