- NAME: Al Jardine
- OCCUPATION: Guitarist
- BIRTH DATE: September 03, 1942 (Age: 71)
- Did You Know?: The Beach Boys released a song written by Charles Manson, "Cease To Exist" (renamed "Never Learn Not To Love"), as a single B-side on their 1969 album, 20/20.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Lima, Ohio
- Full Name: Alan Charles Jardine
- AKA: Al Jardine
- AKA: Alan Jardine
- ZODIAC SIGN: Virgo
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Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Al Jardine is best known for being one of the founding members of the California-based group the Beach Boys, who rose to stardom in the early 1960s.
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Jardine released A Postcard From California, his first solo venture, in June 2010, and it was re-released with two extra tracks in 2012.
Jardine was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award Grammy in 2001 as a member of the Beach Boys.
Jardine was married to Lynda Sperry from 1964 to1982. They had two sons, Matthew and Adam, who became rock musicians. They divorced, and he married Mary Ann Helmandollar in 1983. Their twins, Robert and Andrew, were born three years later.
In the late 1970s Jardine created Red Barn Studios on his Big Sur, California, estate, where he recorded "Santa Ana Winds" (which appeared on the 1980 Beach Boys album Keepin' the Summer Alive) and other tracks.
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