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The History and Mythology of the Beach Boys

Editor-in-Chief of Billboard Magazine Timothy White has written a new book that traces the evolution of the "myth" of Southern California through the lens of the Beach Boys and the Wilson family. It's called "The Nearest Faraway Place: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California Experience."

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Other segments from the episode on January 12, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 12, 1995: Interview with Brian Wilson; Interview with Timothy White; Interview with Edward Zwick; Commentary on adverbs.

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