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Exclusive interview with Dean Torrence of Jan & Dean fame. Topics include early doo-wop, football with Elvis, his design company, Beach Boys collaborations, living in Surf City USA and much more. http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2011/12/dean-torrence-garage-doo-wop-with-jan.html

Last edited: Dec 18, 2011 12:02:41

I enjoyed that. Thanks for posting. I had no idea he helped Huntington Beach get trademarked as Surf City USA.

"Think Fink" Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
https://www.facebook.com/BossFink

When I was in my early 20's I got to do an interview for the local newspaper with Dean. Really nice guy. I remember him saying that being a star when he was in high school wasn't such a big thing, with people like Nancy Sinatra in his class.

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