Wounded Bird Records has reissued Jan Berry’s solo album Second Wave, originally released on One Way Records in 1997—a milestone in Jan’s recording career. Two new bonus tracks include “Spring Break (Unreleased Original Version)” and “Get That Girl (Unreleased Spoken Intro Version).”
In the fall of 1977—41 years ago—production began for Jan & Dean’s film biography Deadman’s Curve, starring Richard Hatch as Jan Berry and Bruce Davison as Dean Torrence.
A ratings blockbuster, the highly fictionalized film debuted on national television on February 3, 1978. The movie’s popularity paved the way for Jan & Dean’s touring reunion in 1978 and 1979.
Here’s a look at some of the shooting locations in and around Los Angeles.
One of the most frequently asked questions I get is . . . What happened to Jan Berry’s first professional partner? What happened to Arnie Ginsburg, and why did he leave the act by January 1959?