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Sally and Van Dyke Parks
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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"I have no excuse, sir." (to Mike Love
, during the "Smile" album sessions, when asked to explain obscure lyrics like "Columnated ruins domino")
Abandoned the sessions for the Beach Boys' "Smile" album (only recently completed, by Brian Wilson with the Wondermints) in 1967, when he was offered a solo recording contract with Warner Bros. Records. While he hated to give up on the album, he could see that Brian was losing control, and the band's objections toward his lyrical (and other) ideas weren't going away. A solo deal offered him the ...
His verbose, metaphoric, humorist style of writing and speaking