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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.

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. He was replaced by David… read more

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  • My sweet lil cupcake. (✿ノ◡‿◡)ノ *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
  • Al's my second favorite Beach Boy, right behind Brian.
  • Meu favorito
  • Postcard's enjoyable enough! I really like this photo of Al on guitar http://www.last.fm/music/Al+Jardine/+images/80564857 vote it up people!
  • 2012 photo: http://www.lastfm.com/music/Al+Jardine/+images/85729205 - VOTE UP :)
  • Nice work, Al
  • Criminally underrated badass.
  • maybe after the whole reunion circus is over, Al could record an actual FOLK album... since, after all, that's where he came from, musically, before he joined the BBs.
  • woah literally nobody listened to it. I'm guessing a well ignored gem here.
  • He's such a bad ass motherfucker. [2]

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