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27th June 1942

Bruce Johnston

American singer, musician

Bruce Arthur Johnston is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys. In 1965, Johnston joined the band for live performances, filling in for the group's co-founder Brian Wilson, who had quit touring in order to spend more time in the studio. Johnston then became a contributing member on subsequent albums. His compositions for the Beach Boys include "Tears in the Morning", "Deirdre", and "Disney Girls (1957)". He is also known for his early 1960s collaborations with Terry Melcher as Bruce & Terry and with the surf band the Rip Chords, as well as composing the 1975 Barry Manilow song "I Write the Songs". He continues to tour as a member of the Beach Boys alongside co-founder Mike Love.


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    Peoria, Illinois
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    United States of America