Site of the Childhood Home of The Beach Boys

Site of the Childhood Home of The Beach Boys (HM14AG)

Location: Hawthorne, CA 90250 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.513', W 118° 20.251'

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It was here in the home of parents Murry and Audree that Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson grew to manhood and developed their musical skills. During Labor Day weekend 1961, they, with cousin Mike Love and friend Al Jardine, gathered here to record a tape of their breakthrough song "Surfin'." This marked the birth of the rock group known worldwide as The Beach Boys, and the beginning of an historic musical legacy that would change the recording industry. The music of the Wilsons, Love, Jardine, and friend David Marks broadcast to the world an image of California as a place of sun, surf, and romance. Brian Wilson would become a legendary producer, arranger, and songwriter.
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HM NumberHM14AG
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Marker Number1041
Year Placed2005
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 376370 N 3754669
Decimal Degrees33.92521667, -118.33751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.513', W 118° 20.251'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 30.78" N, 118° 20' 15.06" W
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Area Code(s)310, 323, 714, 424
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3701 W 119th St, Hawthorne CA 90250, US
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