Dean Torrence of JAN and DEAN - LA Times Article:

Dean Torrence of JAN and DEAN - LA Times Article:

Cars and Surf Culture: Cruising in a Woodie with Dean Torrence - More Videos: http://videos.roadkillcustoms.com/

Cars and Surf Culture: Cruising in a Woodie with Dean Torrence - More Videos: http://videos.roadkillcustoms.com/

Punkin • Jan & Dean’s Dean Torrence is celebrating his 77th...

Punkin • Jan & Dean’s Dean Torrence is celebrating his 77th...

'Surf City' singer Dean Torrence, minus Jan, still rides the wave in his adopted hometown  http://www.ocregister.com/articles/torrence-667695-city-surf.html

'Surf City' singer Dean Torrence, minus Jan, still rides the wave in his adopted hometown http://www.ocregister.com/articles/torrence-667695-city-surf.html

Jan Berry (center) and Dean Torrence (left) in the studio. From the packaging for "Carnival of Sound" (Rhino Handmade 2010). Dean Torrence personal collection.

Jan Berry (center) and Dean Torrence (left) in the studio. From the packaging for "Carnival of Sound" (Rhino Handmade 2010). Dean Torrence personal collection.

DICK CLARK "IFIC" button. All the dancers on late 1950s-early 60s wore these..I think Jan is wearing one on JAN & DEAN'S 1959 performance on Dick Clark's Beach-nut Show. FLAVOR-IFIC Beachnut Chewing Gum...later he would write about "FAN-TAN" gum for the Psychedelic CARNIVAL OF SOUND LP. Sadly he wasn't able to sing yet on those sessions, so friends like Glen Campbell sang his parts. Both that LP & DEAN TORRENCE'S record for Jan  "Save For a Rainy Day" are classic underrated gems until recent…

DICK CLARK "IFIC" button. All the dancers on late 1950s-early 60s wore these..I think Jan is wearing one on JAN & DEAN'S 1959 performance on Dick Clark's Beach-nut Show. FLAVOR-IFIC Beachnut Chewing Gum...later he would write about "FAN-TAN" gum for the Psychedelic CARNIVAL OF SOUND LP. Sadly he wasn't able to sing yet on those sessions, so friends like Glen Campbell sang his parts. Both that LP & DEAN TORRENCE'S record for Jan "Save For a Rainy Day" are classic underrated gems until recent…

Jan and Dean -- the pioneers of the vocal surf sound - they hit before The Beach Boys did - they also were local 'hometown' area boys for me. Jan Berry (left) Dean Torrence (right)

Jan and Dean -- the pioneers of the vocal surf sound - they hit before The Beach Boys did - they also were local 'hometown' area boys for me. Jan Berry (left) Dean Torrence (right)

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