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Welcome! I'm your host, Steve Marinucci. The purpose of this site is to compile an archive of in-depth and unique information and news on the Fab Four , plus additional information on The Byrds and The Beach Boys, and more generally, the music of the '50s and '60s. In the time this site has been online, we think we've done just that. I hope you enjoy your visit.

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