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Charles Manson

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Dennis Wilson: 'I Live With 17 Girls'

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 21 December 1968

SAID DENNIS WILSON, a bemused frown on his face: "I don't know why I'm telling you all this..." Well, whatever Dennis's reasons (if any), the ...

The Continuing Story Of Beach Boy Dennis Wilson

Interview by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 5 July 1969

...and his house of seventeen women. RM'S Lon Goddard reports from the loo!!! ...

Dennis Wilson

Interview by Keith Altham, Rave, September 1969

DENNIS WILSON is the walking contradiction in the Beach Boys, who provides the motor for the group with his powerhouse percussion and unlimited energy. Dennis ...

You just don't know Hollywood

Report by Lillian Roxon, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 1 November 1969

More things there than murder are bizarre, reports Lillian Roxon ...

Charles Manson: Death Valley Drop-outs

Report by Ivor Davis, Daily Express, 3 December 1969


The Maggot in the Rose

Comment by Geoffrey Cannon, unpublished, 1971

Author's note, 2018: Nobody talked about flower power or summers of love or fun, fun, fun after the Manson and the Altamont murders, followed by ...

Charles Manson: The Girls On The Corner

Readers' Letters by uncredited writer, The Great Speckled Bird, 8 February 1971

(This letter in defense of Charles Manson and the Family was sent to The Great Speckled Bird and other underground papers by Family member Sandra Good ...

The Beach Boys: A California Saga — Part Two: Tales of Hawthorne

Special Feature by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, 11 November 1971

There is the tale, told by an anonymous Beach Boy, about an outrageous instance of Brian Wilson's creative humor. Brian was about 18. The family ...

Charles Manson: Stalking Manson – The Sanders Saga

Essay by Nick Tosches, Fusion, 24 December 1971

Ed Sanders spent the summer of the Tate-LaBianca murders yodeling the ditties that were to come to comprise Sanders Truckstop into an overhead mike at ...

Surfin' Death Valley USA

Essay by David Toop, Collusion, February 1982

"WE'LL GET THE ROUGHEST AND THE TOUGHEST INITIATION WE CAN FIND."from Our Car Club (Brian Wilson/Mile Love) Beach Boys, 1963 What were the connections between Beach ...

Manson and Drugs — A Beach Boy's Troubled Life

Retrospective by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 January 1984

DENNIS WILSON, the Beach Boy who drowned a week ago last Wednesday, never got that many headlines in life. He may have been the most ...

Die Flayed Alive! Charles Manson

Report by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 29 August 1992

Many reckon the swinging ‘60s ended the night followers of deranged hippy guru CHARLES MANSON broke into the home of Roman Polanski and brutally murdered ...

Charles Manson: The Man That You Fear

Retrospective by Ben Myers, Kerrang!, 7 August 1999

Thirty years ago this week, followers of CHARLES MANSON committed a series of brutal murders that changed US culture forever. On the anniversary of the ...

Into the Heart of Darkness with Dennis Wilson

Retrospective by David Dalton, MOJO, September 1999

(If Christ Came Back as a Con Man, Or How I Started Out Thinking Charlie Manson Was Innocent and Almost Ended Up Dead...) ...

Charlie Don’t Surf

Retrospective by Jim Yoakum, unpublished, 2004

THE NIGHT THAT the four members of the infamous Manson Family drove out to a secluded Benedict Canyon mansion and brutally butchered Sharon Tate, Abigail ...

Charles Manson and the Death of the Californian Dream

Retrospective by Gavin Martin, Sabotage Times, 17 November 2014

The swinging '60s in the Golden State – California. A decade of sex, drink, drugs and debauchery soundtracked by the Beach Boys, the Eagles and ...

see also Beach Boys, The

see also Terry Melcher

see also Bobby Beausoleil & The Freedom Orchestra


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