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Encyclopedia > Al Jardine
Al Jardine

Born September 3, 1942 (1942-09-03) (age 64)
Lima, Ohio, USA
Genre(s) Rock and Roll
Affiliation(s) Beach Boys
Label(s) Chess Records
Mercury Records
Atco Records
Years active 1961 - Present
Official site AlJardine.com

Alan Charles "Al" Jardine (born September 3, 1942 in Lima, Ohio) is a founding member of the Beach Boys, their occasional lead vocalist, and one of their guitarists. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Location in the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Allen Government  - Mayor David Berger (D) Area  - City 12. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... The Chess Records logo, as featured on this Memphis Slim single. ... Mercury Records was a record label founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1945 by Irving Green, Berle Adams and Arthur Talmadge. ... Atco Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, currently operating through WMGs Rhino Entertainment. ... See also: 1960 in music, other events of 1961, 1962 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 15 - Motown Records signs The Supremes January 20 - Francis Poulencs Gloria is premiered in Boston February 12 - The Miracles Shop Around becomes Motowns first... The present is the time that is perceived directly, not as a recollection or a speculation. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Location in the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Allen Government  - Mayor David Berger (D) Area  - City 12. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Jardine moved from Ohio to Hawthorne, California, to attend high school. During that time, he encountered a fellow student, Brian Wilson, and played stand up bass on the Beach Boys' first recording, the 1961 song "Surfin'." He quit soon after its release to attend college (pre-dental). He was replaced by David Marks. Jardine returned to the band in 1963, first as a touring replacement for Wilson and as a session bassist, and later as a full-fledged member when Marks quit the band later that year. Hawthorne is a city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. ... Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... See also: 1960 in music, other events of 1961, 1962 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 15 - Motown Records signs The Supremes January 20 - Francis Poulencs Gloria is premiered in Boston February 12 - The Miracles Shop Around becomes Motowns first... Surfin is the title of a song written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love for The Beach Boys. ... David Marks (born 1948) is a songwriter and musician. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Jardine sang lead on songs such as "Help Me, Rhonda," "Vegetables," "Then I Kissed Her," and "Transcendental Meditation," and shared the lead with other members of the band on tracks including "Break Away" and "I Know There's an Answer." Despite being the only non-family original band member, Jardine's falsetto was similar to Brian Wilson's and his voice was often substituted for Brian's in the studio and in concert.[citation needed] Help Me, Rhonda is a song written by Brian Wilson and his cousin Mike Love. ... Vegetables on a market Vegetable is a nutritional and culinary term denoting any part of a plant that is commonly consumed by humans as food, but is not regarded as a culinary fruit, nut, herb, spice, or grain. ... Then I Kissed Her is a song written by Phil Spector, E. Greenwich and J. Barry. ... Transcendental Meditation is a song written by Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine for the American pop band The Beach Boys. ... Break Away (occasionally listed as Breakaway) is the title of a song written by Murry Wilson (despite Brian Wilson receiving a songwriting credit) for The Beach Boys in 1969. ... I Know Theres An Answer is a song by the American pop band The Beach Boys, taken from their classic 1966 album Pet Sounds. ...


Beginning with the Friends LP Jardine also wrote or co-wrote a number of songs for the band, the most notable of which is probably "California Saga: California" from the Holland album, which charted in early 1973. Jardine's song "Lady Lynda", a rewrite of "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring", was one of the band's biggest hits outside the USA. During the Pet Sounds sessions, he was the one that suggested to Brian Wilson that the group record "Sloop John B." Friends is the only studio album release by The Beach Boys in 1968. ... Holland is the sole 1973 studio release by The Beach Boys. ... Lady Lynda is a song written by Alan Jardine and Ron Altbach for the American pop band The Beach Boys. ... Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring is a movement from a cantata written by Johann Sebastian Bach during his time in Leipzig, Germany. ... Pet Sounds is a 1966 album recorded by American pop group the Beach Boys. ... Sloop John B is the seventh track on The Beach Boys Pet Sounds album and was also a single which was released in 1966 on Capitol Records. ...


He also shared production credits with Ron Altbach on 1978's M.I.U. Album. Two of the band's late-period hits ("Lady Lynda" and "Come Go with Me") were Jardine productions, as was his 1969 rewrite of Leadbelly's "Cottonfields," which sold successfully in the UK but only reached #103 in the US. See also: 1970s in music. ... M.I.U. Album is a 1978 release by The Beach Boys. ... Lady Lynda is a song written by Alan Jardine and Ron Altbach for the American pop band The Beach Boys. ... Come Go with Me is a song written by C. E. Quick. ... Leadbelly, also known as Lead Belly (born Huddie William Ledbetter; January 20, 1889 (although this is debatable) - December 6, 1949), was an American folk and blues musician, notable for his clear and forceful singing, his virtuosity on the twelve string guitar, and the rich songbook of folk standards he introduced. ... Cotton Fields is a song written by Huddie Ledbetter, more commonly known as Leadbelly. It has been covered by Harry Belafonte (1958), The Highwaymen (1961), Johnny Cash (1962), Buck Owens (1963), Unit 4+2 (1965), The Robert De Cormier Singers (1966), The Beach Boys (1969), Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969), The...


Jardine left the touring version of the Beach Boys in 1998 after Carl Wilson died of lung cancer. Jardine remains a member of the Beach Boys corporation Brother Records and tours with his Endless Summer Band containing many of the stage musicians that toured with The Beach Boys, including Billy Hinsche of Dino, Desi and Billy, Ed Carter and Jardine's son Matt Jardine, who sang with the Beach Boys during much of their latter career. Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Carl Wilson on the cover of his eponymous 1981 album. ... Lung cancer is the malignant transformation and expansion of lung tissue, and is the most lethal of all cancers worldwide, responsible for 1. ... Brother Records is a record label and holding company owned by Al Jardine, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and the estate of Carl Wilson, that holds the Beach Boys intellectual property rights, including the Beach Boys trademark. ... William Hinsche (born June 29, 1951 in Manila, Philippines) better known as Billy Hinsche was an American musician who was part of the singing group Dino, Desi, & Billy. ... Dino, Desi, & Billy was a singing group in the 1960s. ...


In the fall of 2006, Jardine joined the band of Brian Wilson for a short tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pet Sounds. Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... Pet Sounds is a 1966 album recorded by American pop group the Beach Boys. ...


See also

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The following is a list of all songs by The Beach Boys divided according to which Beach Boy(s) sang lead vocals: // (Note: Songs recorded after 1985 are, with a few exceptions, excluded) A Thing Or Two – (with Carl Wilson and Mike Love) A Young Man Is Gone – (group vocal... Beach Boys Historic Landmark Dedicated on May 20th, 2005, The Beach Boys Historic Landmark commemorates the site of the childhood home of the Wilson Brothers and the birthplace of a unique musical and cultural icon, and a worldwide sensation. ...

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Alan Charles "Al" Jardine (born September 3, 1942 in Lima, Ohio) is a founding member of the Beach Boys, their occasional lead vocalist, and one of their guitarists.
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Jardine left the touring version of the Beach Boys in 1998 after Carl Wilson died of lung cancer.
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Al, as his friends knew him, with his folk music background, assisted in the early development of the band's original sound.
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With a demeanor and voice undiminished by time, Al Jardine is reinventing the music, and as a result, continuing his own historical legacy; a legacy that continues to grow stronger.
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