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Dennis Wilson
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Birthday


: 04 December 1944


: Sagittarius


: 28 December 1983


: 39 years


  • Dennis Carl Wilson was an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys
When was Dennis Wilson born?04 December 1944
When did Dennis Wilson die? / Died28 December 1983
How many years did Dennis Wilson live? / Lived39 years
Zodiac sign:Sagittarius

Dennis Wilson facts

  • He is best remembered as their drummer and as the middle brother of bandmates Brian and Carl Wilson
  • Dennis was the only true surfer in the Beach Boys, and his personal life exemplified the "California Myth" that the band's early songs often celebrated
  • He was also known for his brief association with then-aspiring songwriter Charles Manson, who was later convicted of murder conspiracy
  • Dennis served mainly on drums and backing vocals for the Beach Boys from its formation until his death in 1983
  • While he was allowed few lead vocals in the 1960s, his prominence as a singer-songwriter increased into the 1970s
  • His original songs for the group included "Little Bird" (1968), "Forever" (1970), and "Slip On Through" (1970)
  • Although uncredited, he also helped pen "You Are So Beautiful", a hit for Joe Cocker in 1974
  • His only solo album, Pacific Ocean Blue (1977), was released to warm reviews, but a moderate commercial reception
  • Written and recorded over a span of several years, the album peaked on US record charts at number 96 during a 12-week stay
  • Sessions for a follow-up, Bambu, disintegrated before Wilson's death

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