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Al Jardine
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Jardine performing in 2019
Background information
Birth name Alan Charles Jardine
Born September 3, 1942 (1942-09-03) (age 78)
Lima, Ohio, U.S.
Origin Hawthorne, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • banjo
  • bass
Years active 1961–present
Labels
Associated acts The Beach Boys

Alan Charles Jardine (born September 3, 1942) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best known as the band's guitarist. Also a singer, he sang in "Help Me, Rhonda" (1965), "Come Go with Me" (1978), and "From There to Back Again" (2012). His song "Lady Lynda" became a UK top 10 hit for the group in 1978.

Following the death of fellow band member Carl Wilson in 1998, Jardine left the touring Beach Boys and became a solo artist. In 1988, Jardine was added into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beach Boys.


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