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jdman

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Hollywood Eden
« on: April 08, 2021, 07:32:41 PM »
I just read Hollywood Eden. I endorse it because it gives Jan Berry the credit he deserves as a great producer and as a pioneer of the West Coast sound. The Jan and Dean Record was used as a reference. However. The author relies heavily on recollection of artists which results in a lot of BS as well. Like the whole thing about who else wrote Surf City. And the whole “Jan was an ass” thing. But overall I enjoyed it. It got me fired up for Mark’s new book which I can’t wait to get!!!

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Re: Hollywood Eden
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2021, 06:29:57 AM »
its been documented,many times, even by Dean, he was involved in changing34 panel truck to34 wagon, Roger christian was involved,

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Re: Hollywood Eden
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2021, 07:40:56 AM »
Well I wasn’t there. Maybe Dean wrote a word or 2. Roger too. But Roger was soooo upset his name was left off of Surf City that he immediately collaborated with Jan on Honolulu Lulu. Think about that